Children & Family

  • Beating Back Bullies

    Greetings Everyday Spy, Three years after leaving CIA, my (growing) family of three had settled into a comfortable life in southern Florida. My wife and...

  • Combating Negative Thoughts

    Greetings Everyday Spy, In the Middle East, the desert sand blows all day long. There are different types of sand. Some sand is heavy and...

  • Rapid Language Learning

    Greetings Everyday Spy, Mastering a foreign language is one of the most difficult challenges anyone can take on.  And many Americans accept the challenge! 20%...

  • 3 Tokyo Teachings for Parents

    Greetings Everyday Spy, Our children aren’t that different from us. All they want is freedom. Freedom to explore. Freedom to learn. Freedom to have fun....

  • The Spies We Buy

    Greetings Everyday Spy, Every spy has one simple mission: collect valuable information. CIA taught me how to find, collect, and use information that others did...

Beating Back Bullies

Greetings Everyday Spy, Three years after leaving CIA, my (growing) family of three had settled into a comfortable life in southern Florida. My wife and I were working for a Fortune 10 company. We lived near family and enjoyed time with grandparents, cousins, aunts and uncles. My son, Sina, spent his weekends digging holes and […]

Combating Negative Thoughts

Greetings Everyday Spy, In the Middle East, the desert sand blows all day long. There are different types of sand. Some sand is heavy and course. Other sand is as fine as powder. It takes a big wind-storm (aka: Sand Storm) to pick up the course sand. Sand storms are rare but can cause significant […]

Rapid Language Learning

Greetings Everyday Spy, Mastering a foreign language is one of the most difficult challenges anyone can take on.  And many Americans accept the challenge! 20% of American adults are actively enrolled in a foreign language course right now. 25% of American students are currently studying a foreign language in school. 35% of American adults identify […]

3 Tokyo Teachings for Parents

Greetings Everyday Spy, Our children aren’t that different from us. All they want is freedom. Freedom to explore. Freedom to learn. Freedom to have fun. You are your child’s hero. They watched you from the day they were born. They mimicked your voice pattern to learn how to speak. They modeled their social and personal […]

The Spies We Buy

Greetings Everyday Spy, Every spy has one simple mission: collect valuable information. CIA taught me how to find, collect, and use information that others did not want me to have.      Information is power.       Information is leverage.       Information separates those who win from those who lose.  Some information gets protected by countries and corporations. There are […]