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Mindset

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Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Hard Lessons: Hurricane Florence, Part 1

Ever wondered what happens when a community takes a hurricane on the chin? Michael Jenkins shares his story... and it's not a survival fantasy.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Why The Raven?

The Raven was selected to represent the ISG family due to it's legendary adaptability, it's problem solving, and it's commitment to it's community.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Understanding Emergencies

The foundation of Integrated Skills Group, Understanding Emergencies is the lens through which we view every potential problem and find solutions. Start Here.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

The Look of Substance: Tactical Pageantry

As we say: gun culture is a pageant, not a talent show. Here's why being a poser or bromanndo will never make you cool.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Fact to Action: Active Shooters

The Active Shooter has become America's boogieman, and for good reason. That said, it can be tough to sift through the fiction to get to the facts.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Spheres of Violence 1: Overview

Real talk: Your experience probably isn't relevant. Here's how to strip it to its parts, and use what is to solve the toughest problems.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Relevant Training

Relevance in skill building is one of the most important things you can establish; make sure what you train your body to do is actually effective and practical.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Question the Experts

Often as not, expert credentials don't translate to "what can you actually do?" Learn how questioning the experts makes everyone stronger.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Purpose Makes Us Stronger

Have you ever wondered why we live in a society steeped in drugs, ideation, and suicide? The answer is simple. People lack purpose. Find yours.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Man's Worst Enemy

How do animals vector disease and infestations during emergencies? Learn how man's best friend can turn into your worst enemy during times of crisis.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Hardware and Software

There's an adage in skill building: There's Software and Hardware. Does this analogy really do the situation justice, or is there more to it? We say the latter.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Everyday Awareness and Schrödinger's Cat

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.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Don't Wear the Juice 2: Resiliency and Competence

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.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Don't Wear the Juice 1: Dunning-Kruger's Effect

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.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Contextual Training

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.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Carry The Fire

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.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

Be Judgmental

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.

Mindset

Apr 25, 2018

After Action: Street Race Wreck

In this review of a street race wreck, the ISG team discusses skills and tools to be an asset in a medical emergency.

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