Dan Pickard

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12 Agents More Badass Than Bond

As James Bond shoots, punches and bombs his way through his 24th adventure, "Spectre," he remains the prototype of the no-nonsense agent who can take a beating as well as give it and kill without remorse to accomplish his assignment. He also doesn't always follow orders and frustrates his superiors …

5 Types of People to Surround Yourself With for Success | Inc.com

You don't become a success alone, you've got friends who support you and family who listen to your business trials and tribulations. You might even have both friends and family who work side by side with you. And they run the gamut don't they?<p>They're all types of different people you need in your …

Motivation

The author of 'The 4-Hour Workweek' shares a counterintuitive networking strategy that helped catapult him to success

But if you ignore everyone else so you can make a beeline for the fancy folks, you could be missing out on tremendous opportunities.<p>That's according to Tim Ferriss, life-hacker, investor, and author of "The 4-Hour Workweek," among other books.<p>Ferriss credits much of the success of "The 4-Hour …

Thought Leadership

3 Simple Stretches That Build Serious Muscle

Which of these doesn’t doesn’t belong: big arms; wide back; good flexibility; thick legs; big, round delts? If your answer is flexibility, you’re …

Exercise

Like A Fitbit, But For A Cop’s Gun

Welcome to the law enforcement Internet of Things.<p>Around 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 26, 2013, Detective Sgt. Loran "Butch" Baker and Detective Elizabeth Butler pulled up to a house in the 800 block of North Branciforte Avenue in Santa Cruz, California. The pair, with almost 40 years of law enforcement …

Law Enforcement

The CEO of Red Hat shares the 4 books that most influenced his career

Most executives will say you are what you read, and that's no different for Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst.<p>The former chief operating officer of Delta and the author of "The Open Organization" oversees more than 8,000 employees in 80 countries at the open-source software company. His unique views on …

Red Hat

How law enforcement officers can kill someone and avoid prosecution

Families of people killed by police rarely see the officers taken to trial. It was supposed to be different for the children of Larry Jackson Jr.: The Austin police detective who shot and killed Jackson was scheduled to be tried this week for manslaughter.<p>At the last minute, however, a judge …

Law Enforcement

10 Entrepreneurship Realities You'd Better Learn Early

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship has changed a lot in the past two decades. Access to information and resources is greater than ever thanks to the advances of the Internet, and a culture of startup favoritism has encouraged young creative thinkers to …

How I learned to build sustainable success. 7 practical steps

Like any young entrepreneur freshly-launched in a venture, I actively read, sought and researched marketing/business strategies that build …

5 Psychological Negotiation Methods That Allowed Me to Close Huge Deals

I don't exactly consider myself a master deal-closer. However, over the course of my career in startups, acquisitions, and business, I've been involved in quite a few.<p>The world of negotiation isn't at all what I thought it would be -- the closed-door conference room tensions, sharp words, underhand …

How the NYPD Stops Terror Attacks

Inside the tabletop exercises created by a small group within the NYPD after the Mumbai terror attacks.<p>The three-day terror attack in Mumbai, India, …

'Trumbo': A True Hollywood Story Worth Telling

Dalton Trumbo may not be well-known today but at the height of the Hollywood Red Scare he was a household name. The author of the National Book …

Communist Party

25 Things You Did Today That Ruined Your Metabolism

<i>by Grant Stoddard</i><p>Metabolism. It’s the set of life-sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms. It’s such a big concept …

Stopping Power: Myths, Legends, and Realities

As a trauma surgeon and a tactical medical specialist, I am often asked by law enforcement officers what caliber and type of handgun ammunition …

How to actually work a four-day week

A few years back, I started obsessing over productivity. Things like sleeping more than seven hours or getting up late and getting stuck in traffic seemed like wasted time. These situations could be controlled, but instead they were reducing my productivity.<p>The problem was that I was pretty sure I …

FBI returns to 9mm rounds, once shunned as ineffective

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is returning to the ammunition caliber it labeled ineffective and blamed for the deaths of two of its agents during a 1986 shootout in Miami — the 9mm jacketed hollow-point luger.<p>In addition to the new bullet, the FBI has decided to purchase a new pistol to fire …

Cybercrime

Why You Should Start EMOM Training | Men's Health

But it’s actually just the opposite.<p>My routines and prescriptions keep getting simpler and simpler. Some of my best workouts often feature only a single move and use very straightforward set, rep, and rest structures.<p>(Check out Gaddour’s cutting-edge fitness DVD, <i>Get Back in Shape</i>, for three intense …

Man’s post about traffic stop goes viral

TUCSON, Ariz. – One man’s Facebook post about a recent traffic stop is going viral.<p>Steven Hildreth Jr. says he was pulled over for a broken headlight …

Almost Every Show You've Ever Seen Gets Swordfighting Wrong

One of the great things about entertainment in 2015 is all the swords. Swords are pretty cool; they're elegant and dangerous and look badass when strapped to your back. They are also everywhere right now—you can see them on <i>Game of Thrones</i> and <i>The Bastard Executioner</i> and that one movie that is …

Low Visibility Concealed Carry

The ability to carry concealed easily and comfortably requires a good base; whether it’s inside the waistband or outside the waistband. What I mean …

Concealed Carry Reality...Reality Bites!

<b>Reality</b> (re·al·i·ty <i>noun</i> \rē-ˈa-lə-tē): the quality or state of being real, a real event, entity, or state of affairs, the totality of real things and …

On the Shoulders of Giants

Like what you read here on Breach-Bang-Clear? Support us on Patreon.<p><b>On the Shoulders of Giants</b> <i><br>Anthony Winegar</i><p>The words are mine, but the ideas were …

From cold war spy to angry old man: the politics of John le Carré

It is a truism that, as they get older, angry young radicals tend to relax into complacent conservatism. The fire of youth fades to a dull glow, or flickers out altogether; the injustice that once seemed so offensive becomes more bearable, perhaps ameliorated by the trappings of success. John le …

Books

Obfuscation: how leaving a trail of confusion can beat online surveillance

The art of obfuscation has a grand history, from ‘I’m Spartacus!’ to ghost radar in WWII. Could the same blurred approach give us more freedom online?<p>At the heart of Cambridge University, there’s a library tower filled with 200,000 forgotten books. Rumoured by generations of students to hold the …

Privacy

The Best 4 Exercises For A Boulder-Shoulder Building Routine

It’s safe to say that huge arms only look at their best when they’re accompanied by a big, rounded set of boulder shoulders.<p>This article will provide …

4 Daily Habits That Lead To Success

Yes, making your bed every morning can help you live a more successful and productive life.<p>Can making your bed in the morning and keeping a to-do list get you closer to the life you want to lead? Sociologist Dr. Randall Bell, author of the upcoming book <i>Rich Habits Rich Life: The Four Cornerstones</i> …

The Hamstring Smash | Men's Health

But you won’t loosen up your backside with a few seconds of stagnant stretching before your workout. You need to really dig into the restricted area in order to lengthen the muscles and break up scar tissue, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>His recommendation: two to five minutes of …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting | Inc.com

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Education

The Six Lists You Need To Make Every Day Productive

You might make a daily to-do list, but have you considered project lists or outsource lists? Here’s what to write down to get the most done.<p>Your brain is for thinking, not for storing a long list of random things you need to do.<p>“When you’re juggling a lot of tasks, things will fall through the …

11 Tricks Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Other Famous Execs Use to Run Meetings

Advertisement<p>Musk has incredibly high standards. He has a reputation for firing people if they miss a deadline. So if you’re meeting with him at …