NY Post – By Johnny Oleksinski
“For 20 years, thousands of eager adults signed up for personal and professional development classes through a little-known upstate New York company blandly called Executive Success Programs, or ESP.
Started in 1998, the lessons — beginning at five-day sessions — taught students to change habitual behaviors, reject needless fear and gain full control over their response to any situation. Empowering as that sounds, however, these teachings had a much more insidious goal.”
” . . . The rise and fall of Nxivm is the subject of a captivating nine-part HBO documentary series, called “The Vow,” which starts Sunday night and exposes how one person’s charisma and calm-voiced coercion can destroy countless lives.”