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TACTICAL BUSINESSMAN

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

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54 Ratings
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Great and brief

By farleft2020 - Jun 02 2019
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The length is perfect and Garret gets to the point quickly! Thanks

Gerritt gets down to business

By Dr Feilgood - Jun 02 2019
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Great tactics and lessons on business and life!

iTunes Ratings

54 Ratings
Average Ratings
45
1
1
1
6

Great and brief

By farleft2020 - Jun 02 2019
Read more
The length is perfect and Garret gets to the point quickly! Thanks

Gerritt gets down to business

By Dr Feilgood - Jun 02 2019
Read more
Great tactics and lessons on business and life!
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TACTICAL BUSINESSMAN

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Rank #1: I am Sparta | 088

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Gerritt often talks about the struggles he overcame in his marriage, but he also had to put in a lot of work to repair things with his children.  This past weekend Gerritt and his son completed a Spartan Trifecta, a goal they had set together months earlier. This was no small or simple goal, but neither was the process of repairing their relationship.  Gerritt says anything is possible if you just keep showing up.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

May 23 2019
16 mins
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Rank #2: Unrealistic Expectations | 109

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In this episode, Gerritt talks about how people set themselves up for failure because of unrealistic expectations. Expectations that come with all the hype typically does not translate into reality very often. The same goes for business, where people have a lot of dreams for their respective brands. Gerritt reveals that a lot of people are inspired to get the results they want, but they do not have a plan to get to their endgame. Gerritt encourages everyone to avoid getting distracted by expectations and focus on getting there instead.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Aug 08 2019
16 mins
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Rank #3: Creating Your Own Luck | 063

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How do you spell love? Today’s guest Ryan Schachtner, a financial advisor and entrepreneur, says it’s T-I-M-E.  Ryan recalls an early childhood spent mostly in daycare as his parents worked long hours to provide for their family.  It was his father’s choice to create his own luck and buy into the Fantastic Sam’s franchise that would change all of that for Ryan.  Not only did he then have more time with his dad, but he also had a business mentor, which he says is something every entrepreneur should have.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Feb 26 2019
52 mins
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Rank #4: Causing Friction with Porn Addiction | 071

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In this episode of The Tactical Businessman, Gerritt tells a thrilling tale from his time as an undercover agent before he gets real about the effects a porn addiction had on his marriage.  The word addiction is strong but, like alcohol or drugs, porn is used to mask pain and sedate us.  Regardless of how often, a majority of men admit to turning to porn to mask dissatisfaction; it’s just too easy.  Gerritt urges men to put in the hard work now that will actually serve you and your relationship.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Mar 26 2019
15 mins
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Rank #5: What Kind of Leader Are You? | 108

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In today’s episode, Gerritt talks about leadership and the importance of strategizing in business. He tells a story of meeting a client who works for a product development company who was setting himself up to fail because he did not know where he wants to go and what needs to happen in order to get there. To get his point across, Gerritt recounts the Battle of Chosin Reservoir which shared the same fate. Gerritt continues to highlight the reasons why strategizing is essential for good leadership and how it can get you where you want to be.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Aug 06 2019
15 mins
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Rank #6: The Preflight Checklist | 091

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When Gerritt was invited to join his friend for a helicopter ride he thought they would just hop in and go.  Cue the preflight checklist and 20 minutes later they’re just about ready to go up. This got Gerritt thinking, shouldn’t we have some sort of checklist to success for our lives? When we write things down we are much more likely to accomplish them.  So make yourself a weekly checklist to track what you accomplish during the week, where you did good and where you can improve.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Jun 04 2019
15 mins
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Rank #7: How to Not Be An A-Hole | 107

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Imagine this: Working a crazy stressful day at work and coming home to excited and happy kids when your energy has already been drained. You want to give your family some time, but you physically and emotionally can't. What an a-hole, right? In this episode, Gerritt discusses five steps that you can try for work-life balance. Do you want to save your personal relationships and enjoy optimum work performance at the same time? You won't want to miss this episode of Tactical Businessman.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Aug 01 2019
15 mins
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Rank #8: Doubt Verses Failure | 038

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Doubt is inaction and failure is action. In this episode of the Tactical Businessman Gerritt discusses how doubt causes use to freeze and makes us a liability. When you doubt something, you fail to invest the time and energy into it to make it successful. Failure itself is never really the problem, giving up is. Failure is always the path to success. Follow along in this episode and discover how to turn your failure into greatness.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Nov 29 2018
16 mins
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Rank #9: Is Your ROUTINE Serving You? | 050

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With the New Year here, most people are looking at what they want to change and accomplish. Mapping out your year in advance is a good place to start and will bring organization and focus to your days. Your routines determine your outcomes and can have a negative impact if that routine is not serving you. What are your routines in your business, family, and your body? Lose the useless routines and become addicted to one that produces positive results.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Jan 10 2019
14 mins
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Rank #10: Blow Jobs & Old Men | 086

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Have you ever been caught with your hand in the cookie jar?  At that point, you have no choice but to just own up, unless of course, you’re worth $6.6 billion.  You may have heard about the owner of the Patriots, Robert Craft, getting caught on camera receiving and paying for a blow job.  People would probably congratulate him for still having a sex drive at age 77 and life would go on, but he’s fighting back. How many people are affected by one person’s ability, to tell the truth?

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

May 17 2019
15 mins
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Rank #11: The Power of The Pickle | 040

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Entrepreneurship is all about creating something out of nothing. In this episode of the Tactical Businessman, Gerritt brings on a special guest, the CEO of Design Pickle, Russ Perry, to discuss how to produce. The key to success is coming up with better ways to do things. Value creation is paramount to building a great business. Mindset is the most important thing in creating greatness from your humble beginnings. Follow along in this episode and glean powerful insights from a powerful business man.  

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Dec 06 2018
43 mins
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Rank #12: Tick Tock, Manage Your Clock | 073

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Gerritt admits that he used to struggle with time management, especially when it came to the boring and time-consuming paperwork side of law enforcement.  He would put it off, let it build up, get reprimanded and then grudgingly take on this mountain of work; something had to change. Now he’s sharing what he did to simplify the time-consuming tasks he didn’t enjoy, so he could spend more time on the tasks he did enjoy.  The best part, you can implement this method in almost any area of your life.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Apr 02 2019
17 mins
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Rank #13: The Percentages of Your Day | 058

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When is the last time you spent 100% of your energy on something? How long did that exertion last? In this episode of the Tactical Businessman, Gerrit expresses an interest in percentages. It is easy to say you gave your best effort but when was the last time you actually went all in on your religion, family, or business? Follow along in this episode to see how Gerrit uses 2.5%, 36 minutes, of his day and strives to give 100% of effort.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Feb 07 2019
14 mins
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Rank #14: The Handcuffs of Life |060

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How often do you restrict your self from doing something? In this episode of the Tactical Businessman, Gerritt talks about the invisible handcuffs we wear in everyday life. Handcuffs are an uncomfortable thing to wear but it is often that we put ourselves in a situation where we wear invisible handcuffs. We spend time putting them on ourselves every day to restrict our movement in our daily life. Follow along in this episode as Gerritt takes his handcuffs off in his relationship with his wife.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Feb 14 2019
18 mins
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Rank #15: The Connection of Body and Production | 048

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Joined in the studio today by TJ Woodham, a not-so-typical chiropractor from Gillette, Wyoming. There is a correlation between your body and ability to produce is often ignored by the businessman. Typical Chiropractors do a traditional adjustment and send you on your way, TJ takes it to a whole new level to ensure your mind, body, and life are taken to the next step. Men don't like to admit they have weaknesses and live in agony physically without seeking preventative medicine. Your overall health is about what you are putting insides of you; a better life, being present, and start taking care of you.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Jan 03 2019
33 mins
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Rank #16: What To Do When Things Don’t Go Right | 080

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Have you ever been cruising along, tunes up, wind in your hair, then suddenly you get a flat tire?  How do you react? Do you get it taken care of and keep moving forward, or do you let it consume you and derail your whole day?  Today Gerritt reminds us that life happens, there’s a lot that we just don’t have any control over, what we can control is how we react.  How do you let the little things go so you can keep moving forward?

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Apr 25 2019
15 mins
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Rank #17: Showing Up For Success | 077

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If you want to be successful at something, the first thing you have to do is show up, but then what?  Gerritt decided to go for his first full marathon, so he googled “how to run a marathon” and even put in 4 months of training.  He did finish, but not without learning that there was a lot to learn if he truly wanted to be successful. Gerritt shares that this goes for anything from running marathons to running an ad campaign, the first step is showing up, but show up with all the tools needed.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Apr 16 2019
18 mins
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Rank #18: How To Stay Married | 081

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Marriage is hard, how do you make it work?  Gerritt has his wife with him in the studio today to attempt to answer that question or at least address it and share their experience.  Gerritt and Melissa go over 5 questions you should ask yourself if you’re unhappy in your marriage. After sharing their own (past) responses to those questions, they offer practical solutions to overcome the problem.

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Apr 30 2019
37 mins
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Rank #19: There is Always a Price to Pay | 041

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There is always a price to pay. In this episode of the Tactical Businessman Gerritt discusses how we either pay the cost or we pay the price. Your inaction will manifest it self in your life in some way or fashion. Follow along in this episode and learn how your excuses engineer and create your failure. 

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The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet of your life. There is an approach to get what you want out of life..a tactical approach.

Dec 12 2018
14 mins
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