From the very start, he made clear that he deplored the Soviet domination of Poland, and believed his country was on the wrong side of the Cold War. This is also known as getting off of the X. Throughout the course of this book you’re going to be reading about some situations that ended tragically, and unnecessarily so, often due, at least in part, to a lack of self-reliance. “Life doesn’t always go as planned, and it’s crucial to be ready to tackle what it throws at you.”. Hanson takes Boy Scout preparedness to an international-intrigue level. Sure, you can eat right and exercise, but former CIA agent Jason Hanson say it's all for nothing if you can't keep yourself safe. Being able to establish a baseline is a key component for any intelligence work, and I’m going to show how to do this in detail. Submit your email address to receive Barnes & Noble offers & updates.

“Your head is up, you’re aware of your surroundings.

Starvation. Watch out for people who stare too much (“When a predator finds his prey, he keeps his eyes on it”) or match their pace with yours (“It is not natural for humans to walk in step with strangers”). Is this street always so crowded?

Current price is $15.5, Original price is $17. Their ability to communicate in code is practically written into their DNA. Is the person sitting next to you in a restaurant acting suspiciously?

Becoming a spy requires rigorous training and a lifetime. He stays fit because, he writes, “if there’s an end of the world situation or a natural disaster, I want to be able to flee on foot without getting tired.” He also never leaves home without a knife, a lighter, bobby pins (for escaping handcuffs), a handcuff key (in case he loses the bobby pins), a tactical pen (an aircraft-grade-aluminum self-defence tool that also writes), a credit card knife, duct tape, QuikClot gauze and a monkey’s-fist paracord keychain. She returned several times over the next twenty-five years, during which time the secret police—the Securitate—compiled a massive surveillance file on her.

You simply can’t know if you’re about to walk into an unsafe situation unless you’re familiar with what’s normal for a particular place. Life doesn’t always go as planned, and it’s crucial to be ready to tackle what it throws at you with the tools you have on hand.

Get Out Alive. To properly execute the physical and psychological tricks I’m going to show you in this book, you need to start being aware of the perceptions both you and others give off . Grow Your Child's Library with Top Young Reader Series, Knock Knock Gifts, Books & Office Supplies, Buy One, Get One 50% Off Holiday Boxed Cards, Learn how to enable JavaScript on your browser, A Catholic Survival Guide: Plain Talk from the, An Animal Tale of Safety & Survival: "THE. This rule is about being a bigger person and having the good sense to walk away from a potential confrontation—even if there is a part of you that doesn’t want to. In another instance, a drunken idiot came out of a gas station and gave me the bird and started telling me off. Many people With his inner secrets of the CIA, he can show you tips and tricks that could save you and your families’ lives!”—Rachael Ray, Jason Hanson is a powerful proponent and practitioner of personal defense tools and techniques, all designed to protect you and your family in your daily lives, at home, and even while traveling.

Getting in was a story in itself. Groin: Nothing gets the job done faster than a well-aimed kick.

Do the televisions shows such as The Americans or The Bourne Identity catch your attention?

by Jason Hanson "When Jason Hanson joined the CIA in 2003, he never imagined that the same tactics he used as a CIA officer for counter intelligence, surveillance, and protecting agency personnel would prove to be essential in every day civilian life.

Can you see a flat screen from the yard? Ask yourself the following questions: Do I look like a person who would be an easy victim? Related stories: By Sydney Loney Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life. While I believe self-reliance is a key trait when it comes to survival, there’s another reason it’s valuable. They were confident in their abilities and didn’t need to go around boasting about their skills.

Domestic crackdowns. curiously, pulls you into their complicated world, where survival is daily.You feel the happiness of new babies and the sorrow of a terrible loss as ... Women are juggling more roles and more responsibilities than ever before.

09/01/2015"Movement saves lives," is a running mantra in this manual by former CIA officer Hanson, now a media personality whose Spy Escape and Evasion training school has been featured on Shark Tank. In short, survival intelligence involves having the confidence to know that you can respond appropriately in any emergency situation. “We never thought it would happen to us.” From random shootings to deadly wildfires to terrorist attacks, the reality is that modern life is unpredictable and dangerous.

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I decided to play it safe: run across the street, making sure to give them eye contact and let them know I’m paying attention. I think self-reliance and personal responsibility are to be valued. Staying Safe and SecureDo you worry about the state of the world today? I’m obviously simplifying the situation, but I want you to see that moving when threatened needs to be your first priority. In his engaging and empowering book Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life, Jason shares this know-how with readers, revealing how to: • prevent home invasions, carjackings, muggings, and other violent crimes • run counter-surveillance and avoid becoming a soft target • recognize common scams at home and abroad • become a human lie detector in any setting, including business negotiations • gain peace of mind by being prepared for anything instead of uninformed or afraid With the skill of a trained operative and the relatability of a suburban dad, Jason Hanson brings his top-level training to everyday Americans in this must-have guide to staying safe in an increasingly dangerous world. No, not a fundamental behavior shift, I’m talking about change from the cash register.

What can you do when it all hits the fan? Because I feel survival intelligence is as important as the skills I’m about to teach you, I’ve created seven easy-to-follow rules to help you achieve and maintain it.

A hands-on, practical survival guide from retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson, from eluding pursuers, evading capture, and surviving dangerous situations. Disease.

The rule about not being a hero isn’t about not taking action and isn’t about not being a valued, helpful member of society. Situational awareness is what enables you to get off the X before you’re attacked or to cross the street before you’re mugged. Based on extensive research and hundreds of interviews, including several with former Directors of Central Intelligence, Inside the CIA is the first in-depth, unbiased account of the Agency’s core operations, its abject failures, and its resounding successes. I noticed two guys on the sidewalk ahead of me.

This is because perception is important, and I’m going to teach you about the various actions you can take to give off a particular perception—whether it’s that you’re not a person to be messed with and criminals should stay away or that your house is the one house on the block that a criminal shouldn’t dare try to rob.

This goes beyond personal philosophy. Rule 2: Be Self-Reliant   I’m a big believer in self-reliance. I’ll be forever grateful for the techniques he shared with me.”—Heather O’Brien Walker, motivational speaker and life coach ​, “When I first met Jason Hanson while he was pitching me his business on Shark Tank, I knew that his company was going to be a winner—and more importantly that I might learn some tips that could one day save my life!”  —Daymond John, star of ABC’s Shark Tank, “You probably have heard me say before that if I wasn’t a cook, I would have loved to be a spy! --G. Gordon Liddy A thoroughly revised and updated edition of the essential guide to preserving your personal security From cyberspace to crawl spaces, new innovations in information gathering have left the private life of the average person open to scrutiny, and worse, exploitation.

You can learn to be self-sufficient and survive without the system.

He has also honed his “positive awareness”—a heightened sense of his surroundings that allows him to spot suspicious and potentially dangerous behavior—on the street, in a taxi, at the airport, when dining out, or in any other situation.