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SOFT SKILLS

Soft Skills2022-01-26T11:04:02-08:00

Incident Control

Recent events have proven that bad things can, and do, happen to good people. An increase in crime, including home invasions, attacks on vehicles, and other violent physical assaults, are not part of some fiction novel. Properties have been destroyed, and businesses are looted then burnt to the ground in recorded incidents of uncontrollable civil unrest. The definition of an incident is an undesirable event. Incidents can vary widely in severity, ranging from civil unrest [...]

By |May 2nd, 2022|

LIFE SKILLS | Better Judgement

By |November 1st, 2021|

A necessary skill to have on board should you find yourself in an exigent situation, is the ability to make sound tactical decisions and in a timely manner. In other words, use better judgement. Needing to make an urgent decision introduces additional and contributing factors. Although interrelated these are best [...]

LIFE SKILLS | Attack Cycle

By |October 6th, 2021|

Home invasions, random muggings, peaceful protests, a mob of people attacking your vehicle when you and your family are in it, being subject to ‘the knockout game’ and the like are all undesired events. Such bad things that happen to good people don’t just occur out of the blue. Instead, [...]

LIFE SKILLS | Normalcy Bias

By |September 20th, 2021|

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. [...]

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 [...]

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