We all need a dose of inspiration in our lives from time to time so here we have gathered all of our posts relating to motivation.

Never give up or lose hope - This is something that I’m sure a lot of people experience, whether it be in IFATC training or just feel hopeless and you aren’t getting where you would want to be. Always remember, its not easy to get anywhere, and it won’t happen with the snap of your fingers. Everything is a process and you … Continue reading Never give up or lose hope
Using Your Words - If you have ever had Nico Pizarro as a trainer you would have been familiar with the saying, “use your words”. This really became something I referred to while I was in training. I was not telling Nico what I had to tell him. I was giving bits and pieces of what I wanted to … Continue reading Using Your Words
Don’t Lose Hope - One thing that I would always recommend for people in or just starting IFATC is to not lose hope. I know it can be hard. Both the written and Practical tests for both local and radar may seen difficult, but I guarantee that it isn’t if you practice and ask questions. As my recruiter Wesley … Continue reading Don’t Lose Hope
Loosing control - Do you ever lose control in an IFATC session? Where one plane is busting separation with another one. Your plan is falling apart. Here is a little tip whenever this happens, stop controlling for a few seconds, take a deep breath, ignore the commands in the background. Think of a plan that will rapidly help … Continue reading Loosing control
Perfectionists - You can’t learn anything if you never do anything wrong, and no one will ever be perfect.
You didn’t get where you are alone - No one in the controlling community has gotten to where they are without the help of someone. It’s important that when you get to where you need to get, whether that be a passed test or see an improvement, you thank those who helped you get to where you are. Don’t forget anyone. It’s part … Continue reading You didn’t get where you are alone
A Solution Can Always Be Found - “Math may not teach us how to add love or subtract hate, but it gives us hope that every problem has a solution.” – Anonymous If things ever don’t go the way you had hoped they would go, or if something doesn’t work out the way you hoped it would have, remember to take it … Continue reading A Solution Can Always Be Found
Success - “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill
Burnout - “If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit.” – Banksy It is natural after a certain period of time to get burnt out. It’s all about being in touch with your limitations, and set some, like with controlling. The end goal is to have fun, what you’re doing no matter what it is … Continue reading Burnout
Don’t settle for average - “Don’t settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had.” — Angela Bassett