• Courtney Kirschaum

"I was dazed, bleeding and mad as hell..."

That’s how Commander Jeremiah Denton described being shot down and captured during the Vietnam war. He and other prisoners were tortured.

Selected by his captors to speak in a propaganda video, Denton used his training to perform a genius move.

Pretending to react to the television lights, he blinked T-O-R-T-U-R-E using Morse code. It was the first confirmation to military intelligence that captured soldiers were being tortured. Signals move us and get others to move where we want:

  • Red, green and yellow lights manage the behavior of millions of drivers

  • Your phone's vibration is full of meaning.

  • Your car pings to remind you to turn off your headlights,

Not only do we comply, we're grateful for these signals. Without them, you're left out, feeling confused and annoyed. Good signaling makes life easier.

If you aren't getting the responses you want, don't change yourself, change your signals Denton wasn't born knowing Morse code. It's a specific tool he learned for a specific job.

Denton was released in 1973, among other things, he wrote a book about his experience and served in the U.S. Senate. He passed away at 89. A little know-how goes a long way.

Success is about signaling. Not everyone knows Morse code or how to send precise professional signals, that's exactly why I created Booster Shot.

If you want to send signals that work, you can. Get it here: https://www.courtneykirschbaum.com/boostershot Courtney

Booster Shot is available now. It's the easiest and fastest way to get the full benefit of your online profile and protect your professional reputation where it's most public and most vulnerable. See our new FAQ and and video. https://www.courtneykirschbaum.com/boostershot.

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