I get asked (often) why I engage detractors online? Why would I waste time trying to educate ‘trolls’?
The truth is I am not trying to educate ‘trolls’. My online opponents aren’t 15 year old kids living in the basement with names like [email protected], no, sadly most are grown adults. Worse, […]
DISCLAIMER: I need to be careful not to fly off on one of my tangents. There’s so much to say, this can easily turn into a rant that would make Dennis Miller’s swearing seem tame. And this isn’t going to be a crash course in kung fu either; instead you’re going to get simple reframes, […]
I’m on a flight home. It’s a red-eye. I’m exhausted and want to sleep. The woman beside me starts talking as we are taxi-ing. She starts telling me about her job and how she almost missed the flight and so on. I’m being polite, trying to listen. But all I’m thinking is ‘I […]
What would it cost you if you didn’t fight back?
Make a list.
What’s on it? If you’ve studied with us or read some of my previous posts you probably answered this quickly: property, body or life.
That is the correct response…if only real violence was like a video game and the fight-of-your-life was a […]
“How would you attack you?”
When it comes to personal we all have varying levels of awareness. Common wisdom suggests we watch out for bad-guys! [Scan the perimeter. Check the backseat. Lock the doors.]