8 Life Lessons From Agent Cabe Gallo

Stick to your principles

Stick to your principles

Gallo constantly demonstrates commitment to his principles. He has made mistakes in the past, but those mistakes have shaped him into a selfless leader with an unwavering moral compass, even if it means putting his own life on the line.
Have empathy

Have empathy

Callo's many years in both the military and working for Homeland Security have taught him that evil and anger can easily consume you—something that he would never want for any member of Team Scorpion.
Attack problems enthusiastically

Attack problems enthusiastically

Team Scorpion is constantly taking on some of the world's most dangerous tasks and, while Gallo is not a super genius like the rest of Team Scorpion, he's always ready to rise to the occasion.
Be humble

Be humble

When Gallo saved Walter from a burning car teetering on the edge of a cliff, he refused to take credit for it—a truly humble move. He didn't need to toot his own horn. When you earn it, other people will do it for you.
Set boundaries

Set boundaries

It's no secret that the members of Team Scorpion bicker with each other and that Gallo ends up playing their peacekeeper. We've seen him listen to each member of the team intently to hear their side of the story and, sometimes, he just has to put his foot down so that they can get the job done.
Learn to be a good judge of character

Learn to be a good judge of character

Agent Cabe Gallo trusts very few people, but he does trust everybody on Team Scorpion.
Actions speak louder than words

Actions speak louder than words

For a long time, Walter held a grudge against Gallo for using his software to bomb the Middle East. When the two were tasked with preventing a cataclysmic meltdown at a nuclear facility, Gallo assured O'Brien that, though their friendship was strained, he was there—literally ready to suit up. 
Friends are the family you choose

Friends are the family you choose

Though Agent Cabe Gallo might seem stern and rough around the edges, any Scorpion fan knows that he considers Walter, Toby, Happy, Paige, Sylvester, and Ralph to be his family—a family that he would do anything to protect.