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LIFE SKILLS | Normalcy Bias

Bad things happen to good people. Anything bad that can happen to you anywhere or anytime is referred to as an “active threat.” An active threat can be anything from an act of terrorism to an active shooter at work, at school, when you’re out shopping or at a restaurant. It can include crimes such as a mugging, human trafficking, home invasion, cyber-attacks, identity theft and random acts of physical violence. If it bleeds it [...]

By |September 20th, 2021|

THE GRAY MAN CONCEPT | The Art Of Blending In

By |September 13th, 2021|

We are living in troubled times. We have entered a new period of conflict and instability. A Princeton University group study of three months of protests in 2020, found that 96% of U.S. urban areas saw violent unrest. Even greater unrest is possible, that could last well into the decade. [...]

LIFE SKILLS | What It Takes

By |August 26th, 2021|

Most people really do want to make a life’s change for the better. Few of those are willing to do something about it. Even fewer will do what it takes to make it a reality. Whether trying to start a side hustle, write a book, train for a certain skill, [...]

LIFE SKILLS | Good Leadership

By |August 4th, 2021|

Why is it that some people wouldn’t follow one leader to the bathroom but would take a bullet for another? We’ve all met leaders at both ends of that spectrum. We’ve observed what makes a good leader and what makes a poor leader, so how can we learn from both? [...]

LIFE SKILLS | Allay Concerns

By |July 16th, 2021|

According to a recent study, during the 2020 pandemic, we Americans changed our spending habits. Throughout the lockdowns we spent more money on groceries, self-care, and takeout while curbing spending on entertainment, luxury items and new clothing. Historically, spending habits were similarly shaped by such pressing times as the Great [...]

LIFE SKILLS | Pathway to Violence

By |June 28th, 2021|

  We as Americans are predominantly a reactive nation. Unlike other cultures we do not plan for our long-term goals as a community at either the federal or local level ten, seven or even four years from now. Most of us don’t even know what we’re going to have for [...]

LIFE SKILLS | Choose Wisely

By |June 4th, 2021|

  Where should we go for lunch? Which shoes should I wear? When should I schedule that? What’s for dinner? On the daily, we are tasked with making decisions almost every waking moment of every day. Such decisions can span the gamut from shopping, travel, eating and of course tactical [...]

LIFE SKILLS | Perishable Skills

By |May 10th, 2021|

  Whether you are learning how to speak a new language, or play a musical instrument, the more you train the greater your familiarity. The same applies to learning any hard skills such as martial arts, defensive tactics or shooting. More time with a qualified instructor equates to greater learning [...]

LIFE SKILLS | Optimal Response

By |April 16th, 2021|

  In managing a violent physical threat you have only three available protective measures: proactive measures, active measures and reactive measures. You guessed correctly; the “A” answer is proactive measures. If you can hear it, see it, smell it coming, then you’ve got all the time and opportunity at your [...]

LIFE SKILLS | Good Intel

By |March 26th, 2021|

  Intelligence aka intel is defined as information discretely collected and processed to provide guidance and direction in helping leadership make decisions. It can be applied to politics, the military, business and in your own personal life. You can develop intelligence on anyone or anything. The need for intelligence has [...]

URBAN TRACKING | Applications for Safety and Survival

By |March 18th, 2021|

  When we begin to get serious about survival and preparedness, it’s very easy to become obsessed with stuff. What equipment, how much food, where to store it, and so on. Even when we get wise and start looking at skills, it is easy to not prioritize what types of [...]

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