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Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Training Center, 4215 Cherry Rd., West Palm Beach, FL 33409
June 18, 2013 at 8:00am - 5:00pm
Details Dave Smith

Hosted by: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

Tuition:  $125/person

About the course:  Get the "Winning Mind" Mentality.  Dave “J.D. Buck Savage” Smith first presented The Winning Mind in 1987. Since then it has evolved into one of the most remarkable training experiences that law enforcement personnel will ever attend. By looking at the key components of peak performance, including who survives and why, the roles that optimism, risk and bureaucracy play in our personal and professional lives, and how individuals and organizations can make themselves truly resilient, Dave presents an entertaining & inspiring program designed to help everyone, regardless of their experience, optimize their odds of winning any confrontation.

Course objectives:  The Winning Mind is updated continuously and can be attended by anyone who works in a law enforcement agency. In his unique, energetic style, Dave Smith gives men & women the mental edge they need to not only face threats on the street but also manage the stresses they may confront in their daily lives, both on and off duty. In this multi-media session, Dave will discuss:

  • What makes someone a “winner?”
  • Why “survival” is minimalistic and we must train to WIN!
  • Understanding the role beliefs play in winning
  • What is true “optimism?”
  • The science of crisis decision making
  • The “Not Today” mindset, every day, on every shift
  • The role of “Warrior Ethos” in all aspects of law enforcement.
  • Understanding your own Risk Thermostat.
  • Maintaining optimism in a bureaucratic world
  • Preventing panic, the “archenemy of survival”
  • Being truly resilient after a setback!

This course is perfect for everyone in your agency from management to recruits, from sworn to civilian, from patrol to investigations, from prosecutors to correctional officers, Dave Smith’s The Winning Mind has something for everyone. Don’t miss this great event!


Download a flyer for the course (pdf)

Questions?  Contact:  Patti Brigance, Florida Sheriffs Association, or toll free 1-800-877-2168.

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