Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Real CIA Spy Girls talk, teach, and joke

Wisdom Quarterly; Emily Brandwin (; Vivian Giang (
I, spy. Why? Here's why (Ms. Brandwin on KROQ/Marie Claire/St. Louis Magazine)
This morning comedians Bean Baxter and Kevin Ryder had an actual spy in the studio -- Emily Brandwin, a former CIA Operations Manager ("spy"). Once a theater arts major and stand up comedian, she was asked to do the unspeakable. So she doesn't speak about it too much. But she is funny, and she does hint. And that's just what the CIA needs in its charm offensive after many atrocities in the name of "free trade" (unencumbered corporate capitalism) destabilizing governments around the world and bringing war wherever it goes. The Company is, after all, an integral part of the military-industrial-entertainment complex. Yes, ex-spies are talking, and who's listening? Business Insider, for one. You, too, can benefit when "A Former CIA Agent Explains How To Advance Your Career Like A Spy."
Study your industry and look for trends and connections in the field.
Look, look, I'm the life of the party; come talk to me (
High achievers difficult to manage (Erin Smith)
(B.I.) In order to survive, spies have to be really good at their jobs. They're required to gain their opponent's trust and respond to a crisis quickly. In the book Work Like a Spy: Business Tips from a Former CIA Officer, J.C. Carleson writes about her experience as an undercover agent for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the business and career tips she gained during those eight years....

Killing is kool, huh, Boss? - Well... (Pet & Broad)
"You may diligently read all of the business journals, faithfully study your industry's breaking news, be able to recite from memory your competition's last SEC filing, and still be missing the whole picture." Basically, you need to gain as much knowledge as possible in your industry and see how everything connects with one another. Look for trends and try to predict what will happen in the future for your industry. This will help you become an expert in your field. More

Boys spy, too. And badly. Busted CIA mole Ryan Fogle
Sexy CIA spy J.C. Carleson
Democrat wins! After $30 million, 19% of LA's registered voters elect Mexican-Jew-Italian-Everyman (legacy politician Eric Garcetti, Gil's son) for mayor; first female mayor Wendy Greuel denied position, leaving only one woman
St. Louis Magazine article on "CIA SpyGirl" Emily Brandwin

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