Dave Grossman

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Dave Grossman bio photoBeing a leader is to set an example and to live a life of sacrifice. Retired army ranger Lt. Col. Dave Grossman is an author of four novels, two children’s books and six non-fiction books. He is also a black belt Hojutsu instructor and a researcher which was cited by the U.S. president himself. Today, he will grace us with various stories on leadership, sacrifice, and survival.

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Technology and Violence with Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

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Whenever you are browsing the news, it’s the same thing everyday: increased crime rates, street violence, and aggression that is biased toward a political agenda. But in this third and final episode with Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, he will shed some light on the truth and how the media plays a big role in our beliefs and opinions. He will share with us the sacrifice of being a law enforcer and the legacy of seeing things clearly. 

Things you will learn in this episode:

[00:01 – 8:12] Opening Segment

  • I introduce today’s guest, Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
  • Dave expresses how podcasts revolutionized media
  • Assassination Generation
  • killing as a condition response
  • Killology is about understanding the factors that empower and restrain killing
  • Negative impacts of masks
  • Empowers killing
  • Creates a sense of anonymity
  • Things to keep in mind when wearing a mask
  • Shouting implies hostility
  • Work on non-verbal signals

[8:13 – 15:27] Media’s Bad Cop

  • Medical technology is holding down the murder rate
  • The number of dead people misrepresent the situation
  • Dave shares a Harvard study from the year 2000 
  • Medical technology cut the murder rate by half from 1960 to 1999
  • The ferguson effect
  • Homicide rate increased by the year 2015
  • Homicide rate not included in the news due to political agenda
  • Started with media
  • There will always be people who will support the cops
  • Military and law enforcement are still the two most respected institutions in america
  • Why do we do what we do?
  • Being a law enforcer is a sacrifice
  • Noble and worthy purpose
  • If we love our family, we love our nation

[15:28 – 21:41] Dave’s Legacy

  • Being the guy who saw things clearly
  • He saw the threat, the harm, and the path away from media bias
  • I also share my legacy
  • Being a protector

[21:42 – 25:24] Closing Segment

  • How to find more of Dave
  • See links below
  • Final words

Tweetable Quotes: 

“Criminology is not about teaching people to be criminals. Psychology is not teaching to be psychos. And killology is not teaching people to kill. It’s about understanding the factors that empower and restrain killing  in our society.” – Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

“When you cover the face you deny their humanity and empower violence.” – Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

“The criminal quickly forgets the victim. But the victim never forgets the criminal.” – Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

Resources Mentioned: 

You can connect with Dave on Linkedin and Facebook or you can email him at kilologyinfo@kilology.com. Also do check out his books from amazon and from his website

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The Resilient Troop Leader with Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

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Mindset, resilience, and faith. Those are the three things that Lt. Col. Dave Grossman has learned and taught during the many years of his service for the country. In this episode, we welcome back Dave for another lesson-filled talk on being a leader and on acknowledging the things we lack control of. He is the author of  “On Killing” and “On Combat”, which anchors on the values that we will talk about today.

Things you will learn in this episode:

[00:01 – 6:02] Opening Segment

  • I introduce today’s guest, Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
  • Dave expresses how podcasts revolutionized media
  • Dave’s idea of faith
  • One of the pillars of resilience
  • Christian based
  • Internal locus of control as a mindset foundation
  • Identify all the things you can’t control and let go of them
  • Dave talks about faith and free will

[6:03 – 18:11] On Being a Leader

  • Dave emphasizes on the use of checklists and how every professional uses it
  • Military dynamic of troop leading procedures
  • Most powerful problem solving tool
  • Dave tells stories of troop leading procedures
  •  When he was a young infantry captain
  • Dave’s young major at westpoint
  • Teaching at a leadership academy
  • Think outside the box
  • Always thrive to be better
  • Dave tells a story during the early 1990’s
  • The different mindsets that we learn

[18:12 – 25:01] Pillars of Resiliency

  • Sleep management
  • Sleep deprivation is killing our civilization
  • Watch our six
  • Warrior vs. Guardian

[25:02 – 28:37] Closing Segment

  • How to find more of Dave
  • See links below
  • Final words

Tweetable Quotes: 

“Faith is one of the pillars of resilience.” –  Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

“The only thing in the universe you control is yourself. And if we give way to bitterness, or cynicism, or complacency, or denial, that’s the one thing you can control.” – Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

Resources Mentioned: 

You can connect with Dave on Linkedin and Facebook or you can email him at kilologyinfo@kilology.com. Also do check out his books from amazon and from his website

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Stories of Leadership with Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

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[00:01 – 12:21] Opening Segment

  • I introduce today’s guest, Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
  • Dave expresses how podcasts revolutionized media
  • Dave’s take on leadership
  • Dave shares some stories from his ranger school days
  • Leaders honor the dynamic of energy
  • Dave tells a story two white supremacists
  • The energy of one cop to earn other’s respect is what we need from a leader

[12:22 – 22:53] Earning the Ranks

  • Dave tells a story about how officer Greg Stevens stopped a terrorist attack
  • Spend your own time and resources to better yourself
  • Dave tells a story where a female cop resigned because of lack of support from politicians
  • The three block war
  • Firefight against a peer
  • Hunting a terrorist
  • Developing the nation
  • The miracle shot story
  • A story about how an airforce airman shot a 70-yard volley from a beretta
  • The miracle of practice
  • Dave expresses how survival skills could be very helpful
  • Every combat is an art
  • How Jeff Hall recreated Hojutsu-Ryu: the art of shooting

[22:54 – 24:24] Leadership Mindset

  • Leading by example
  • Living a life of sacrifice
  • Servant leadership
  • Preparing for that “one day”.

[24:25 – 28:04] Closing Segment 

  • How to find more of Dave
  • See links below
  • Final words

Tweetable Quotes: 

“Sometimes the greatest love is not to sacrifice your life, but to live a life of sacrifice.” – Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

“The most important thing to do is praying at your own time, seeking professional reading, and seeking professional resources”  – Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

“If you seek a hobby that reinforces your survival skills, that’s a very beautiful thing. Lead by example.”  – Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

Resources Mentioned: 

You can connect with Dave on Linkedin and Facebook or you can email him at kilologyinfo@kilology.com. Also do check out his books from amazon and from his website.[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container type=”flex” hundred_percent=”no” hundred_percent_height=”no” hundred_percent_height_scroll=”no” align_content=”stretch” flex_align_items=”flex-start” flex_justify_content=”flex-start” hundred_percent_height_center_content=”yes” equal_height_columns=”no” container_tag=”div” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” status=”published” border_style=”solid” box_shadow=”no” box_shadow_blur=”0″ box_shadow_spread=”0″ gradient_start_position=”0″ gradient_end_position=”100″ gradient_type=”linear” radial_direction=”center center” linear_angle=”180″ background_position=”center center” background_repeat=”no-repeat” fade=”no” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_blend_mode=”none” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_loop=”yes” video_mute=”yes” absolute=”off” absolute_devices=”small,medium,large” sticky=”off” sticky_devices=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” sticky_transition_offset=”0″ scroll_offset=”0″ animation_direction=”left” animation_speed=”0.3″ filter_hue=”0″ filter_saturation=”100″ filter_brightness=”100″ filter_contrast=”100″ filter_invert=”0″ filter_sepia=”0″ filter_opacity=”100″ filter_blur=”0″ filter_hue_hover=”0″ filter_saturation_hover=”100″ filter_brightness_hover=”100″ filter_contrast_hover=”100″ filter_invert_hover=”0″ filter_sepia_hover=”0″ filter_opacity_hover=”100″ filter_blur_hover=”0″ margin_top=”30″ padding_top=”20″ admin_toggled=”yes”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ type=”1_1″ layout=”1_1″ align_self=”auto” content_layout=”column” align_content=”flex-start” content_wrap=”wrap” spacing=”” center_content=”no” link=”” target=”_self” min_height=”” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” sticky_display=”normal,sticky” class=”” id=”” type_medium=”” type_small=”” order_medium=”0″ order_small=”0″ dimension_spacing_medium=”” dimension_spacing_small=”” dimension_spacing=”” dimension_margin_medium=”” dimension_margin_small=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” padding_medium=”” padding_small=”” padding_top=”” padding_right=”” padding_bottom=”” padding_left=”” hover_type=”none” border_sizes=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” border_radius=”” box_shadow=”no” dimension_box_shadow=”” box_shadow_blur=”0″ box_shadow_spread=”0″ box_shadow_color=”” box_shadow_style=”” background_type=”single” gradient_start_color=”” gradient_end_color=”” gradient_start_position=”0″ gradient_end_position=”100″ gradient_type=”linear” radial_direction=”center center” linear_angle=”180″ background_color=”” background_image=”” background_image_id=”” background_position=”left top” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_blend_mode=”none” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”left” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_offset=”” filter_type=”regular” filter_hue=”0″ filter_saturation=”100″ filter_brightness=”100″ filter_contrast=”100″ filter_invert=”0″ filter_sepia=”0″ filter_opacity=”100″ filter_blur=”0″ filter_hue_hover=”0″ filter_saturation_hover=”100″ filter_brightness_hover=”100″ filter_contrast_hover=”100″ filter_invert_hover=”0″ filter_sepia_hover=”0″ filter_opacity_hover=”100″ filter_blur_hover=”0″ last=”true” border_position=”all” first=”true”][fusion_text columns=”” column_min_width=”” column_spacing=”” rule_style=”default” rule_size=”” rule_color=”” font_size=”” line_height=”” letter_spacing=”” text_color=”” content_alignment_medium=”” content_alignment_small=”” content_alignment=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”left” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_offset=”” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” sticky_display=”normal,sticky” class=”” id=”” fusion_font_variant_text_font=””]

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