YOU ARE WHAT YOU'RE READY FOR - A PHILOSOPHY

YOU ARE WHAT YOU'RE READY FOR - A PHILOSOPHY

There are many similar mantras that get slung by the Boy Scouts: "Be Prepared" or the tactical type, "Always Be Ready." Both of these terms imply a state of readiness in preparation for an emergency, attack, or survival situation, but neither address the disaster that most of us are already right in the middle of. The disaster of an unadventurous life. To understand my point, as well as this philosophy, you'll first need to ask yourself the question "Who do you want to be ready to be?"

Don't worry... now's not the time for us to...

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Bred to fight and hunt

Bred to fight and hunt

A bulk of our time on this planet has been spent running down prey in dangerous situations to survive, and over multiple generations, we’ve evolved to those standards. Is it any wonder that when we don’t get out and “Get after it.” we feel emotionally broke, depressed, and down right pissed off?

With the advent of technology, our world evolved much quicker than our brains and bodies could. Today, many of us struggle to live with a hunter / warrior heart in a...

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Shape Shifting - Sheep Dogs & Sheep

Shape Shifting - Sheep Dogs & Sheep

We all become whatever we become for what ever reason we become it. For me, I wanted to be a Medic because I would always be able to care for my family in an emergency. From there I went on to become a Navy SEAL so that I could defend, protect and care for my family. I always related everything back to what it would mean to my family.

Then the training begins. Then you get deployed and your purpose grows proportionately with your power. Sacrifice and the greater good push you to get better and better. Your original intent – Be a badass for my family is fulfilled by way of byproduct created by your profession. It all works until you leave. Then the countless hours of training don’t seem to have the importance anymore.

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Working Outside

Working Outside

In my endeavor to reconcile the pragmatic application of human performance and the primal requirement for the outdoors I’ve discovered the essential as well as the unconventional: the packable and transportable workplace.

In today’s economy we compete with our ability to discover and create. To accomplish this we rely on a very scarce, fragile, and internal resource commonly referred to as attention. There are two types of attention to consider here. The first type is called...

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