A close friend asked me the other day asked me a really great question.
Why didn’t you clobber the guy who jumped in front of us at the football game concessions.
Yes; we asked him to step back out of line.
But can you imagine me putting my hands on this guy to shove him out of line?
He looked like a recent graduate and probably a booster-alumni-teacher…or all three.
Headlines…”Navy SEAL Attacks University Professor During Football Game”.
That guy would now own my car, house and life savings after he gets a savvy lawyer and presses charges.
The easy way and fun way would be to put a boot in his ass.
But in today’s society you cannot instantly put hands on someone to settle minor problems.
Think again — this guy may have a concealed weapon…and not know how to use the gun and shoots the person next to you.
All I am saying is that YOU must have situational awareness.
There is a time to lay hands on another man and beat him down (he entered your home as a burglar).
There are many times where you have to slow it all down and make the exactly precise decision based on the information you have.
I am not saying to be a [email protected]
What I am saying is to have emotional control.
Use the proper response versus the situation that is in front of you.
Don’t be a Mike Tyson and punch some random guy in the face because he mouthed off to you.
You know that cost “Iron Mike” a lot of $$$$ money to settle that one out.
The best example is how we were trained back in the day in the Navy SEALs.
In training, a scenario was put in front of you (A guy with a knife pointed at a hostage).
You had to decide quickly what to properly do in that situation.
Imagine now that he only has a smaller stick in his hand (hard to see) and looking menacingly at you and slowly moving/staggering towards you.
See what I mean?
How you respond in a situation can mean life and death — or a major change in your life.
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