Episodes

#131: Who's In Your Orbit?

July 21, 2021

Today we are expanding on a previous episode titled “you never know” where we talked about how it’s hard to determine what a random person you bump into on the street might be going through. In today’s episode we talk about the people who are in your “orbit” and the effect that you have on them an…

#130: Arriving On Scene with Gilbert Tucker

July 14, 2021

Today we are joined by one of our long time listeners of the show, Gilbert Tucker. Gilbert is a firefighter in a rural area outside of Denver and we asked him to come on the show and share a couple of stories where he and some of his co-workers nearly walked into a catastrophic event. During the ep…

#129 You Never Know

July 7, 2021

Today we are talking about a concept Brian likes to call “you never know,” which a simple way to look at someone’s behavior and NOT draw an unreasonable conclusion about what their intent is or the type of person that they are. This concept applies to both sides of the coin as we say on the show, …

#128 Body Language; Myths and Realities

June 30, 2021

Today we are talking about the myths and realities of body language. Although body language, or “Kinesics” as we call it, is something that we teach in our courses it is not something that should be used on its own. Meaning, just like any other human behavior observation, it all depends on the cont…

#127: Addiction; with Dr. Robb Kelly

June 23, 2021

Today we are joined by world renowned addiction expert Dr Robb Kelly. Dr Kelly holds multiple Phd’s, has been working with addicts for over 20 years and is a recovered alcoholic himself. Dr Kelly has been able to combine his own personal experiences with his academic background to deliver a unique …

#126: Air Rage

June 16, 2021

Today, Greg and Brian are talking about Air Rage and the increase in violent incidents on airplanes and in the terminals of a number of U.S. airports. Greg and Brian both share a few stories of some interesting encounters they've had during their travels and they talk about the nature of human ange…

#125: Thinking; with Dr. Richard Nisbett

June 9, 2021

Today we are joined by social psychologist Dr. Richard Nisbett to discuss his latest book called “Thinking: A Memoir.” Dr Nisbett has spent his career researching things like how people reason, how people should reason, why errors in reasoning occur, how much you can improve reasoning, what kinds o…

#124: The Deep Rig with Patrick Byrne

June 2, 2021

Today we are joined by one of the most interesting people we have ever had on the show, Patrick Byrne. Patrick is a billionaire former CEO of Overstock.com, he’s a philosopher, and he’s also the author of the book “The Deep Rig” which tells the story of his ongoing investigation into the 2020 Presi…

Introducing: The Left Of Greg Podcast

June 1, 2021

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Update

May 20, 2021

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#123: Where Do We Start?

May 12, 2021

If you’ve been following along with the last few episodes of this podcast you know that we’ve been discussing law enforcement reform as well as the different factors, relationships, and effects that contribute to the high-profile use of force incidents that have occurred. So far we’ve addressed how…

#122: How To Build a Solution

May 6, 2021

On today’s episode we are continuing our discussion from the previous two episodes where we talked about the contributing factors that lead to many of the high profile police use of force incidents that occur. In this episode we discuss how to build a solution that that accounts for many of the con…

#121: Defining The Problem

April 28, 2021

Today’s episode is based on the conversation that Greg and I had last week on the episode titled Contributing Factors where we talked about many of the sociological, psychological, and physiological factors that come into play during all of the high profile police use of force cases that you see ev…

#120: Contributing Factors

April 20, 2021

On today’s episode we are talking about a few of the recent high profile police shootings that have occurred and we address the issues that WE think need to be discussed. This is not some tactical breakdown nor is it a philosophical discussion on what policing is and should be. This podcast is abou…

#119: Words Matter

April 13, 2021

On today’s episode we are discussing legal precedent and your 1st Amendment rights. We are specifically discussing a case out of Pennsylvania where a high school student made a post on social media that she subsequently got into trouble for. We bring up a number of historical examples where the sup…

#118: Profiling an Anomaly

April 6, 2021

On today’s episode we are explaining the process of “ profiling an anomaly .” We start by discussing what profiling really means, and then talk about why people often get it wrong. Throughout the conversation we get into a number of areas including: temporary breaks with hope, reality, and perspect…

#117: Responsibility; It's yours.

March 30, 2021

On today’s episode woe are talking about the Flight, Fight, or Freeze response in humans but we’re taking it from the perspective of how to identify someone who is exhibiting those physiological responses. We discuss a number of cases including the recent shooting in Boulder as well as the attacks …

#116: From Theory to Practical Application.

March 23, 2021

On today’s episode we are joined by Steven, who is one of our listeners that wrote in to us a few weeks back. Steven is currently serving in law enforcement and he reached out with some questions regarding the previous episode we did on John Boyd’s OODA Loop and how to apply that to training and pr…