Ask, Tell, Make: Still Works

FAST TRANSIENTS THE TACTICAL TANGENTS BULLETIN ASK, TELL, MAKE: STILL WORKS In the police academy, we learned this decision-making algorithm for use of force: “Ask, Tell, Make.” First you ask ‘em, then you tell ‘em, then you make ‘em.” It was simple, but problematic....

Remember Rick Rescorla

FAST TRANSIENTS THE TACTICAL TANGENTS BULLETIN REMEMBER RICK RESCORLA For this week’s bulletin, I thought I’d share a Facebook post I wrote on Thanksgiving a few years ago. I hope you enjoy it. -Mike  Today, and everyday, I am thankful for American heroes like Rick...
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Shivworks ECQC

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Leadership in Teaching

FAST TRANSIENTS THE TACTICAL TANGENTS BULLETIN LEADERSHIP IN TEACHING One of the first leadership opportunities I’ve had at any job has been some form of teaching, either in a formal setting like a classroom or one-on-one working with a new employee. I’ve also...

Intuition and Survival

FAST TRANSIENTS THE TACTICAL TANGENTS BULLETIN WHY YOUR HANDS SO SWEATY? In his book about implicit survival signals The Gift of Fear, Gavin de Becker describes that your intuition is always right in two important ways: It always alerts you in response to a stimulus,...