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How to Survive the Holidays with Arcadia Cognerati

Updated: Feb 3, 2021

Stay Left of Bang this Holiday Season

Learn how to survive the holidays. Today Andy welcomes human behavior experts Greg Williams and Brian Marren of the Left of Greg Podcast to the show. They’ll discuss what we need to know to keep our families safe while shopping and traveling this holiday season.

Greg Williams is a decorated urban law enforcement professional and a decorated, military veteran with over 30 years of combined experience and expertise. Among many, many things, Greg was the architect of the world-renowned US Marine Corps’ Combat Hunter program.

If you’re familiar with the term staying “left of bang” then you know Greg’s work. General James Mattis referred to Greg as a National Treasure. Click here for more on Greg Williams.

Brian Marren is a decorated Marine, High Threat Protection security professional, and Subject Matter Expert on Human Behavior Pattern Recognition & Analysis. He has spent the last seventeen years conducting both real-world and training operations all over the United States, the Middle East, and both Central and East Asia.

While in the Marine Corps, Brian served as a Marine Scout/Sniper with multiple combat deployments. Brian holds a Masters of Science in Applied Psychology from the University of Southern California and a Bachelors of Science in Political Science from Arizona State University. Click here for more on Brian Marren.

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Andy Murphy

Andy Murphy founded The Secure Dad in 2016 with the aspiration to help families live safer, happier lives. What started as a personal blog about family safety has turned into an award-winning podcast, an Amazon best-selling book, and online courses. He focuses his efforts in the areas of home security, situational awareness, and online safety.


Andy is a husband and father. His interests include coaching youth basketball, hiking, and trying to figure out his 3D printer.

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