Most managers have no trouble defining unsatisfactory work as missing deadlines, making errors, or having a poor attitude. They may even be able to describe acceptable work as meeting timelines, adhering to quality metrics, and observing cost constraints. However, many managers fail to articulate what exceptional behavior entails. Adjectives such as significant, exemplary, and better

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In a real life situation, firing a gun, especially for the first time is not as glamorous or easy as it looks in the movies. In a high stress situation such as this, your body’s fight or flight responses kick in. These are natural survival instincts honed by humans over millions of years. Your body

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Whether you are just getting started in your career or working your way up the corporate ladder, building a personal brand should be a big part of your career strategy. You may not think of yourself as a brand, but modern employers definitely do. If you do not have a personal branding strategy, you could

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Ever since the rise of true democracies in the 18th century, civil libertarians have been leery of an excess of governmental snooping into private lives — and well they should be. There have been numerous occasions, in the United States (e.g., World War I’s Sedition Act, and the post 9/11 PATRIOT Act) in which well-established civil liberties have withered away under the invasive glare of government scrutiny.

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Did you ever meet somebody who knew everything about you from your looks alone? Did you quiver, sweat, or back away? Did the person know you were lying? Did you think that only a psychic could know so much about you?

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A Growing Part of the Law Enforcement Community – Is a Career in Financial Crime Fighting Right for You? It is no secret that financial crime has been on the rise. From the well-known Ponzi scheme orchestrated and executed by Bernard Madoff, to countless smaller scale cyber attacks and identity thefts, the bad guys are

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Now over 30 years old, the Glock pistol has grown to become one of the most used and sought-after names in firearms. An affordable polymer frame and a safe-action trigger made the Glock 17 nothing short of a revolutionary pistol. Today, the fourth generation of the 17 is host to the same features that made

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Let’s say, just for the sake of argument, that you are an editor and a writer has submitted the following paragraph as part of a short story or novel: “Before I got out of my car, I pulled my gun from the glove compartment. It was a .9 mm Luger revolver with a silencer. I

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Email is one of the most prolific forms of communication in the modern workplace. It is now almost impossible to imagine a time when businesses had to rely on the postal service, and workers now send billions of messages every day.  Although there are many benefits to communicating in this way, don’t assume that it’s

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Auditory, visual, kinesthetic. No one is “pure” in one style, but a hybrid of all three with dominance in one. Industries with firearms requirements often attract kinesthetically-dominant learners.

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We often spend more time at work than we do at home. The workplace can be considered a home away from home, so your job should be something you enjoy doing and it should be a place where you are happy to be. Some say that when you love your job, you will never work

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“If the day ever comes where you have to employ your weapon to defend yourself or others you will always fall to your level of training that you have mastered.” Ray Mancini I truly believe that without intensive expert training on the weapon system that you carry on duty, you are way MORE dangerous to

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Today’s corporations need not only high level of security but also good risk management practices. Proper risk management also helps organizations take advantage of various new opportunities and business ventures. As an important step of risk management, you need to identify why you need it. This article will help you realize its importance and ways

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WHY PALESTINIAN CROWDS CELEBRATED 9 /11 One of the most enduring, shocking and thought – provoking images seen in the aftermath of the Al – Qaeda attack on the World Trade Center on 9 / 11 was the footage of Palestinians dancing in the streets of the West Bank, celebrating the attack and the casualties

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