Introduction – Hope vs Hopelessness As I sit down to write this, the world outside my windows seems mad. Utterly, hopelessly, incomprehensibly mad. You may see that, too. It seems like most people these days can sense that something, if not everything, just feels off. While it’s not the main focus of our public aspect,…
Since the publishing of Tactical Social Media I haven’t been able to shake the fog of that atmosphere of thought. Perhaps part of me knew that I hadn’t pieced together all the parts of the mystery in a way that struck towards the heart of the matter. There was a good dichotomy set for which…
In ancient times, firebearers rode ahead protecting coals to light a signal fire for their tribe. In our time, we strive to do the same with our culture.
How we present ourselves certainly matters to us. Here’s a peek behind the curtain; among the ISG contributors and owners there has been plenty of discussion about editing and production value. Recently, we’re more aware of our faults than ever — and are endeavoring to amp up the quality of content when and where we…
In this review of a street race wreck, the ISG team discusses skills and tools to be an asset in a medical emergency.
Society has tried to condition judgment out of us, but making judgments is a cruicial part of seeing problems before they blindside you. Find out how here.
In this second part of the training series we discuss why it’s critical to train with and without context to maximize your development when building skill.
Often, the loudest voices, the best circulated ideas, and the boldest assertions are from people who know little or nothing about what they’re talking about.
In this follow up to our article on Dunning-Kruger’s effect, we discuss how training properly creates a web of competence that counteracts incompetence.
Awareness is more than sitting in the back corner or knowing where the exits are. We go beyond the clichés to bring you *actionable* situational awareness.