“The future opponent may be as well armed as they are; he will be able to concentrate a numerical superiority against isolated detachments at the time and place he chooses. (United States Marine Corps, 1940)
I had the opportunity tonight to sit down with Mel Robbins on the NECN show Broadside with Jim Braude. The topic of discussion was on work place violence prevention strategies. Leveraging the lessons learned!
Red Teaming-an approach to understanding our adversary and the methods they use. Red teaming or playing the role of our adversaries is an outstanding way to gain insights into not only the mindset of our adversaries but in to the methods they use in carrying out their operations.
We—leaders of every stripe—are in the “Human Growth and Development and Success and Aspiration to Excellence business.” “We” [leaders] only grow when “they” [each and every one of our colleagues] are growing. “We” [leaders] only succeed when “they” [each and every one of our colleagues] are succeeding. “We” [leaders] only energetically march toward Excellence when “they” [each and every one of our colleagues] are energetically marching toward Excellence, Period. ~Tom Peters, The Little BIG Things: 163 Ways to Pursue EXCELLENCE
This title is part of a quote taken from cop killers dating back to April 6th 1970 in what’s known in law enforcement circles as the Newhall incident. “They stopped us. We were ready; they weren’t. One of them got real careless, so I wasted him.”