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Football's Black Eye

Ellen Snortland | Posted 12.07.2014 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

Presumably, the idea of an elevator speech is that 30 seconds is the time it takes to hold someone "captivated" as they wait for their destination. Elevator speeches came before Twitter, and as such, are a form of an in-person tweet.

The Danger of Anti-Rape Wear

Ellen Snortland | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
Ellen Snortland

In case you don't know women's history, the idea of dressing women and girls in such a way as to frustrate a rapist is as old as, well, castles, damsels-in-distress, rogue knights and Vikings.

Community Plus Commerce

Ellen Snortland | Posted 06.11.2011 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

"Green" thinking is now a part of our collective consciousness, and the new Internet phenomenon of " social commerce " is in full flower.

Learn To Say 'No'

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

"A man of quality is not threatened by a woman for equality."  That's a familiar bumper sticker slogan for some of us. Men are crucial to any social...

One Too Many

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

The murder of Chelsea King drives home the need to teach kids how to defend themselves. By making personal safety courses standard nationwide, many assaults could be prevented.

Sexual Assault Prevention Tips Guaranteed to Work

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

This piece is an answer to the complaint I've received on numerous occasions: "Why do I have to learn how to defend myself? Men should learn how to stop attacking women."

Vaccine For Violence

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

I dream that learning the basics of physical self-defense will be a part of everyone's personal as well as public policy health care agenda.

Roman Polanski, Have I Got a Sentence for You!

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Snortland

Why don't you help me and my colleagues in the personal safety community get the word out about a person's human right to protect themselves from emotional and physical harm?