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