What is the Warrior Mindset?

It can be so easy to fall into the trap of thinking that nothing wrong could ever happen to us. A false sense of security that bad things only happen to other people. But what happens when it does happen to you? Are you going to be prepared to do what you have to do to protect yourself? As women, we are often taught early on that the best way to keep ourselves safe is to avoid potentially dangerous situations….

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How Your Body Language Can Protect You

Original article posted at https://www.wishtv.com/indy-style/how-your-body-language-can-protect-you/ It seems like becoming a victim of a violent crime is a random occurrence or just bad luck, but science tells us otherwise. Studies have shown that perpetrators actually gauge a victim’s potential by reading their body language and nonverbal cues prior to deciding whether or not to attack them in many cases. Predators want an attack to be as easy as possible so they carefully select victims that they perceive as weak, submissive, lacking…

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Trust Your Gut—It’s Usually Right

Have you ever felt uneasy about a particular situation? Or felt suspicious and uncomfortable around a person that you just met. You can’t explain the feeling logically, but inside you know that something is wrong. The chances are that’s your gut telling you something—and you shouldn’t ignore it. Your gut (or your intuition) is often one of the best safety skills that you can have. Your subconscious mind can pick up on cues that you aren’t actively aware of. Whether it’s the…

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STILETTO AGENCY AND ARCURI GROUP CREATE A PARTNERSHIP TO DELIVER SITUATIONAL AWARENESS TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION TO MORE WOMEN, YOUNG AND OLD

Klingerman will be Arcuri Group’s first, and right now only, certified female trainer in the US market focusing primarily on corporate groups, universities, and organizations. Terre Haute, IN/ Dunedin, Florida – March 9, 2021– Stiletto Agency, a company dedicated to educating and empowering women through situational awareness and vigilance training, and Arcuri Group LLC, a world leader in situational awareness training and certification, have partnered up to specifically focus on training women, young and old, to increase their level of…

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Everyday Vigilance Requires Commitment

Written by Dominic Arcuri, President of Arcuri Group LLC Practicing good security awareness vigilance is not difficult, but it requires commitment. Battling complacency is the biggest hurdle. We all suffer from it, and at some point, we are all vulnerable as a result. I have always taught that complacency is often not recognized until the moment it is too late. Think of complacency as a scale. On one side, the weight of everything occurring in your life and around you….

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Shelley Klingerman Becomes a Certified Situation Awareness Specialist

Stiletto Agency’s founder and president, Shelley Klingerman, recently became a certified Situation Awareness Specialist (SAS) through the Arcuri Group LLC. Because situational awareness is an evolving discipline and requires constant practice, receiving this certification proves Shelley’s commitment to learning and expanding the craft of situational awareness and dedication to the overall mission of security to prepare, protect, and prevent. Industries where a Situation Awareness Specialist can be effective: Business Industrial Government Transportation Community Organizations Healthcare This training will be incorporated…

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Ladies, Be Careful Not to Silence Yourself

Building a company with partners is a whole different experience than building a company by yourself. Ask me how I know. Both are rewarding and challenging, but they are different journeys. When you build a company yourself, you are 100% in control of the decisions that, for the most part, only affect you.  It’s your success or your failure and you know that. It could be a great payoff for you, but you could also lose it all if it doesn’t work.  And when it’s…

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Syncing Up My Professional Pursuits

By: Shelley Klingerman Have you ever had the challenge of trying to represent two things that you do, but they’re so diverse that you struggle with how to represent them both?  It’s especially tough when you’re expressing your professional image. I know, because that’s exactly what my challenge has been for the past four years. Ever since I began pursuing my passion to educate women about creating good safety habits and being vigilant, mostly based on my own experiences and frustrations.  …

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