The Pinkertons are Planning for Disaster

The Pinkertons are Planning for Disaster

Yes, the Pinkertons. When I saw the image with the pink paintballs in the NY Times article, I thought it was some kind of joke; I didn’t think of the Pinkerton Agency. I didn’t even know it still existed. So I didn’t read the article until last...
Who Would You Want To Survive With?

Who Would You Want To Survive With?

Yourself and Your Team: What special skills and background do you have? The people on your team? These include medical, construction, problem solving, military, the list is basically about coping with a mild emergency that isn’t life-threatening. The key is to know...

Stuff Doesn’t Just Happen (book free today)

It really doesn’t. Any man-made disaster usually has seven cascade events, with the seventh being the disaster. At least one of the six previous ones is always human error, if not more. Thus there is a Gift to Failure, if we study it, in order to prevent future,...
What Is An Area Study And Why Should You Do One?

What Is An Area Study And Why Should You Do One?

The first thing we did when we were assigned a mission in Special Forces was an Area Study. We examined WHERE the mission would occur in detail. We all need to do an area study of where we live, work, go to school and travel. It is the very first step of preparation,...
Why We Must Stop Procrastinating and Start Preparing?

Why We Must Stop Procrastinating and Start Preparing?

We all need we need to “be prepared”. But what does that mean? Where do we start? There’s so much information out there and the image of hunkering down in a bunker, fending off zombies is overwhelming. But the real problems are real and WILL happen...