Effective Communication in the Midst of Stress


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Joe PottertonJoe has 20+ years experience in Healthcare and Corporate Security. During his career, he has taught well over 20,000 employees as a Workplace Violence Prevention Trainer, Crime Prevention Officer, Defensive Tactics and Active Shooter Response Instructor.

He specializes in training individuals how to maintain their professionalism during hostile situations. He is a certified lethal weapons instructor through Personal Protection Consultants, Inc. Joe is a member of the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) and has provided many safety seminars for their members over the last 10 years.

His philosophy toward teaching is one that consists of humor, movement and participation of all students. He believes a relaxed environment is the key to greater understanding of the message being presented.

Joe is an avid sailor who grew up racing sailboats in Ocean City, NJ. His other hobby is bodybuilding. In 1991 Joe went on to win the Mr. Philadelphia bodybuilding championships. Joe is married to Jessica, has two beautiful daughters Lexi and Lindsay and three dogs: Lukas, Trixie, and Roxy.

Joe is a 1989 graduate of Slippery Rock University with a degree in Business Administration.



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