5 Ways To Persuade Resistant People

5 Ways To Persuade Resistant People

I frequently needed to persuade resistant people that it was in their best interests to work with the FBI. As an FBI counterintelligence agent, my job was to recruit a foreign spy to work for the U.S. I asked them to betray their country. Needless to say, I took...
5 Effective FBI Tips To Boost Your Willpower

5 Effective FBI Tips To Boost Your Willpower

Willpower is that thing that pushes you to the next level despite obstacles and setbacks. It’s the grit that keeps FBI agents on a case when there is no easy answer in sight. Sometimes, in order to find a kidnapping victim or arrest a terrorist, agents need to rely...
4 Reasons You Need A Tribe

4 Reasons You Need A Tribe

During my first 3 weeks of the FBI Academy, new agents like myself were not allowed to leave the Marine Corp base. We spent 24 hours a day with each other—building the trust and familiarity that creates a tribe. Our tribe trained together for the entire 4 months. We...

Are YOU Mentally Tough?

See how YOU Score

Mental toughness is believing you will prevail in your circumstances rather than believing your circumstances will change. Find your Mental Toughness score - see where you excel and what areas need attention.