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Kelly Sayre teaches you how to embrace your intuition, build your situational awareness, and live life unafraid.

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Guides to help you build confidence in your personal safety skills and knowledge, for every situation

Boundaries Workbook

Manipulation Guide:

A guide to identifying the 12 most common manipulation tactics.

Boundaries Workbook

Boundaries Workbook:

A guide to clarifying your boundaries and how to enforce them.

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Travel Guide eBook:

Make your trip memorable for the right reasons.

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Campus Guide eBook:

12 things to know before heading off to a new campus.


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Episode 25

Episode #25: Sharp People are Never Broken with Loree Draude Listen on: Ever wonder the level of confidence someone must have to push through the fear associated with landing a combat jet on an aircraft carrier, at night, in the middle of the ocean?  In this episode,...

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Episode 24

Episode 24

Episode #24: Own Your Safety Mindset with Seb Lavoie Listen on: Safety oriented behaviors are not a destination, it’s a journey.  In this episode Seb Lavoie, a security expert, joins us on a situational awareness journey with him that began when he was a young boy...

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Episode 23

Episode 23

Episode #23: Unveiling the Truths of Personal Safety with Deni Grow Listen on: Navigating the landscape of personal safety requires more than just intuition—it demands practical knowledge and proactive measures. In this episode, Deni Grow, a distinguished security...

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Recommended Books & Whitepapers

Additional recommendations from Kelly

Security Industry Forecasts for 2023 and Beyond

The Ontic Center for Protective Intelligence has put together this forecast documenting some of the trends and ideas they believe will shape the industry and the business world in the coming year. In this document, they hope you will find ideas to help you understand the current security environment you’re operating in and anticipate critical changes. Check out Kelly Sayre on page 13. 

The Art of Badassery by Jennifer Cassetta

For any woman who’s ever felt burned out, beaten down, or needs a reminder of how powerful she is, third-degree black belt and motivational coach of ABC’s “My Diet Is Better Than Yours” teaches a unique brand of badassery–how to get back up no matter what life throws at you; how to level up your mind, body and spirit; and how to turn your setbacks into secret weapons.

Becoming Bulletproof by Evy Poumpouras

Former Secret Service agent and star of Bravo’sSpy Games Evy Poumpouras shares lessons learned from protecting presidents, as well insights and skills from the oldest and most elite security force in the world to help you prepare for stressful situations, instantly read people, influence how you are perceived, and live a more fearless life.

No Explanation Required by Carol Sankar

With only 5.8% of CEO positions in the S&P 500 held by women, it’s clear that there are more women who deserve a seat at the table than actually have one. In No Explanation Required!, Carol Sankar gives you the strategies you need to create the success you deserve―today. As founder of the global leadership firm, The Confidence Factor for Women, her goal is to ensure you deliver decisions and other communications with confidence―no “explanations” required!

Wonder-Full: Activate Your Inner Superpowers–No Cape Required by Kelly Radi

Of course, you’d like a golden lasso or a magic bracelet, but guess what? You don’t need ’em. You already have superpowers, and they’re just waiting to be activated!

Vigilance by Shelley Klingerman

Vigilance: The Savvy Woman’s Guide to Personal Safety, Self-Protection Measures and Counter Measure is a book dedicated to female empowerment. Women rarely take the time to think about their own safety and in the moment of a crisis is a terrible time to start. Klingerman, in collaboration with a variety of subject matter experts, has compiled a list of tips, tricks and tactics for women to have as a “go to” in event they find themselves in a bad situation; all of them are quick and easy to implement. 

Creepology: Self-defense for your social life.

For many women, creeps are a serious, ubiquitous, pervasive problem. They seem to be everywhere. Not only they pester us in public, but some are capable of worming their way into our social life, poisoning our experiences. For many men, creeps are like unicorns: they hear about them a lot but they never actually see one.

The Gift of Fear by Gavin De Becker

A date won’t take “no” for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. The threat of violence surrounds us every day. But we can protect ourselves, by learning to trust—and act on—our gut instincts.

A Guerrilla Guide To Avoiding Sexual Violence: Stop Sexual Assault, Abuse and Predation In Your Life by Sean Stark

Avoiding sexual violence for young girls, boys, maturing women, and adult women (and yes, even men) is a critical life skill—unfortunately. It should be taught as part of their regular everyday schooling—with the same value as mathematics.

This book includes anonymous true accounts of sexual violence, abuse, and predation that demonstrate the principles and strategies you need to learn and understand.

The New Superpower for Women by Steve Kardian

It takes only seven seconds for a criminal to pick you as a target. This empowering guide for women to protect themselves and their loved ones, from a self-defense expert and longtime veteran of law enforcement, combines commonsense advice on staying safe with concrete actions on what to do if find yourself in a dangerous situation.

Everything is Figureoutable by Marie Forleo

While most self-help books offer quick fixes, Everything is Figureoutable will retrain your brain to think more creatively and positively in the face of setbacks. In the words of Cheryl Strayed, it’s “a must-read for anyone who wants to face their fears, fulfill their dreams, and find a better way forward.”

The Law of Self Defense by Andrew F. Branca

The world is a dangerous place. That’s why you’re prepared to protect yourself and your loved ones. Now arm yourself for the legal battle that happens after an attack. The first fight is for your life – the second for your liberty. Andrew F. Branca, the renowned expert in self-defense law, teaches you how to make quick, effective, legally appropriate decisions in life-and-death situations. His easy-to-understand analysis thoroughly covers the laws of all fifty states.

Home Security: The Secure Dad’s Guide: Easy Home Defense Techniques to Keep Your Family Safe By Andy Murphy

A practical, everyday guide to securing your house and family through easy home defense techniques.

Home Security: The Secure Dad’s Guide will walk you through how to change your thinking to recognize signs of danger, how your home may be vulnerable to attack and what you need to do to sleep better a night. Keep danger off your doorstep and your family safe at home.

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