"FOR MOST, THE ONLY TIME THINGS GET REALLY SERIOUS IS WHEN THE DISASTER IS UPON THEM. DON'T BE THAT GUY!"
As a Psychological Operations Sergeant in the U.S. Army, Hakim was trained in dilemma-based problem solving. The ability to gather and organize information while under duress, solve problems quickly and influence outcomes was a critical aspect of the job.
While serving two tours in the Iraq arena, he earned the name “Black MacGyver” as he would always come up with new and inventive ways of solving critical problems.
After the military, he developed a methodology – based on that mindset – to teach others to ESCAPE whatever life-threatening situations they may be up against by adapting a similar "creative" problem-solving mindset.