The power of awareness : and other secrets from the world's foremost spies, detectives, and special operators on how to stay safe and save your life / Dan Schilling.
- ISBN: 9781538718674
- ISBN: 1538718677
- Physical Description: xxii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The assassin -- Introduction -- The rules. Know: Be situationally aware ; Trust and use your intuition ; Prepare: Determine if you have a problem ; Develop a plan ; Act: Act decisively ; The two Rs: regroup & recover -- The tools. Preparedness ; Reducing your criminal target profile ; Armed threats and active shooters ; Reducing your personal information footprint ; Digital to three-dimensional dating ; Travel planning -- Afterword.
"It's time to take your personal safety into your own hands. In THE POWER OF AWARENESS, special operations and Combat Control veteran Dan Schilling draws from his extensive knowledge and experience to teach readers how to evaluate threats, remain cognizant of surroundings, trust their instincts, and tailor their behavior to be safer in new situations. To do so, Schilling builds upon 6 core tenets to increase situational awareness and empower readers: 1) Be Situationally Aware 2) Trust and Use Your Intuition 3) Determine You Have a Problem 4) Develop a Plan 5) Act 6) Run, Regroup and Report This innovative and original approach makes his tools and rules accessible and applicable for all readers, in a wide variety of situations. Told with wit and wisdom using captivating stories from Dan's three-decade special operations experience and from his network of CIA, FBI, and police experts, the book includes practical exercises on how to better see your surroundings, make a plan, and avoid attackers. For anyone who wants to know what they really should do if they find themselves in a mass shooting, wants to make sure their child is safe on their first trip abroad, or who wonders how they can better prepare for the daily dangers we all face, this valuable guide will be a welcome assurance that their safety, and that of their loved ones, can be in their control"-- Provided by publisher.
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