Episodes

#087: "Fake it till you make it" is horrible advice.

Aug. 25, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are talking about a concept called “fake it till you make it” or also known as “acting as if.” Although this concept can be used successfully in certain situations, it can also give you a f…

#086: Context is EVERYTHING

Aug. 18, 2020

In today’s episode, Greg and Brian are talking about the importance of understanding the CONTEXT surrounding your observations. This includes all of the information you take in on a daily basis whether that’s from a news art…

#085: The Gray Man Project with Brady Pesola

Aug. 11, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by Brady Pesola. Brady is a Marine, Executive Protection Agent and he is the creator of The Gray Man Project which is a new initiative to provide information to the average perso…

#084: Warnings Unheeded by Andy Brown

Aug. 4, 2020

In today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by Air Force Veteran and Author Andy Brown. Andy is on the show to discuss his book “Warnings Unheeded” where he documents the events leading up to two seemingly unrelated traged…

#083: Captain Dale Dye

July 28, 2020

In today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by Captain Dale Dye. Captain Dye is a famous actor, writer, technical advisor, and Marine combat veteran who has appeared in dozens of films, TV Shows, and documentaries. Capt. D…

#082: Dr. Jannell MacAulay

July 21, 2020

In today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by strategic health and human performance expert Dr. Jannell MacAulay. Dr. MacAulay is a combat veteran who served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force, as a pilot, commander, special …

#081: What's in a name?

July 14, 2020

In today’s episode, Greg and Brian start by discussing the news of the Washington Redskins recent name change which leads into a broader discussion of how all words, and specifically names, can have a unique meaning to them …

#080: The Monday after the 4th

July 7, 2020

In today's episode, Greg and Brian are recapping some of the recent events from the 4th of July weekend and we explain how often times situations escalate beyond our control due to a simple lack of planning or misunderstandi…

#079: Lack of Identity or Insider Threat?

June 30, 2020

On today's episode, Greg and Brian are discussing the recent case of a U.S. Army soldier who was arrested for planning an attack against his own unit. They dive into the topics of insider threats and group identity and discu…

#078: High Performance Psychologist Dr. Michael Gervais

June 23, 2020

On today’s episode, we are joined by High-Performance Psychologist Dr. Michael Gervais. Dr. Gervais is a nationally recognized expert on human performance and has helped Olympians, world-record holders, Fortune 500 companies…

#077: Psychologist Dr. JJ Walcutt

June 16, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by Psychologist Dr. JJ Walcutt. JJ is a scientist, mom, thought-leader, and innovator who specializes in education, government, and military readiness. She holds a doctorate in …

#076: Ego Driven Operations

June 9, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian start out with a recent Hollywood Scam that Brian was involved in. Greg and Brian explain HOW people fall for these types of schemes and how that relates to the current behavior we are seei…

#075: How things spin out of control.

June 2, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are discussing some of the latest protests and rioting that have erupted in different cities across the United States. They talk about a number of issues including crowd dynamics, how peopl…

#074: What if I'm wrong???

May 25, 2020

On today’s episode Greg and Brian are covering one of the concerns some of our listeners have addressed in the past and it falls under the theme of “what if I’m wrong?” Meaning, if I think I see something going on that I sho…

#073: Ahmaud Arbery

May 18, 2020

On today’s episode, Brian and Greg are discussing the recent case of Ahmaud Arbery who was shot and killed by two men who chased after him because they thought he was breaking into a home. Unlike most discussions about this …

#072: Answering Walt's Questions

May 11, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian answer some of the questions that our friend Walt asked us when we were on his podcast a few weeks ago. They also address some of the common questions we receive from other listeners. Greg …

#071: Don't turn a robbery into a homicide.

May 4, 2020

On today's episode, Greg and Brian are talking about how diminished cognitive performance under stressful conditions affects your decision making. We are using a recent example from Ohio where several teenagers in a stolen v…

#070: The Recent Mass Shooting in Canada

April 27, 2020

On today's episode, Greg and Brian are going to be talking about the recent mass shooting in Nova Scotia, Canada. Please keep in mind that we recorded this episode on the morning of April 22nd when the details of the case we…

#069: Warrior Toughness with Steve Drum

April 23, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by retired Navy SEAL Master Chief Steve Drum. During his 27 years of service, Steve developed and led high-performance teams in combat at every level in some of the most challeng…

#068: The real story of Richard Jewell, as told by Eric Rudolph.

April 20, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are giving you the real story behind the recently released Richard Jewell movie that tells the story of the Centennial Park bombing at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. The real bomber, Er…

#067: Everything you haven't heard about because of the COVID news coverage.

April 13, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are covering all of the things you haven’t heard about during the current COVID crisis. We start with an amusing story from California where a man was recently charged with one federal coun…

Left of Greg #066: Scottie Witt from Combat Circus

April 6, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by a long time friend of the show Scottie Witt. Scottie is an award-winning entertainment practitioner and educator with a stage, television, and film career spanning over thirty…

Left of Greg #065: FEAR (Part 3) "April is the cruelest month..."

April 3, 2020

Today’s episode is the third and final episode in our series on Fear where Greg and Brian discuss the irrational behavior they have witnessed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Today they discuss empty platitudes, superstitiou…

Left of Greg #064: FEAR (Part 2) with Dr. Reagan Anderson

April 1, 2020

Today’s episode is the second installment in our series on Fear where Greg and Brian discuss the illogical behavior they have observed due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Today they are joined by Dr. Reagan Anderson who is a fo…