The Right Way is the Same Way

Here’s another Executive Close Protection Tip for you. This one was recorded freely without a script, so there’s no text to read. But it’s worth the listen if you ever work in a protection team or with other teams. In this video tip, I talk about the value of consistency in teamwork as it applies […]

Only take what you are willing to lose or have compromised!

Whether you are travelling locally, domestically or internationally you can potentially be a victim of physical or cyber loss. This may take the form of theft, damage, compromise or otherwise. In my experience, the simplest solutions are the best ones. Therefore, when you leave the perceived safety and security of your local area where you […]

Don’t be weird!

I recently made a joke, that one day I was going to write a book on career success in Protection and I was going to call it “Don’t be weird”.  Now, this was a little tongue in cheek, but there is some value to the idea and one day I still might.  However, in the […]

Stop competing and start collaborating

I have seen a lot of problems in the realm of protection businesses over the years. One of the biggest issues involves the competitive nature of many companies. Don’t get me wrong, there is an absolute place for competition in society, but there is a right way and a wrong way to do it. Many […]

Don’t tell me how good you are, show me

Over the years I’ve had many people come tell me how great they are. This is not just exclusive to Executive and Close protection, as I’ve seen it throughout my protection career, but it seems a lot more common in EP & CP. At the end of the day, it doesn’t matter how many courses […]

Online Training Is Here

I am happy to announce that SpecVIP Protection Group Inc. has taken a great step towards improving how we help people and subsequent capabilities of those in Protection careers. We have just released our first of many online courses in an effort to help a wider audience and do our part to further advance the […]

VIP Close Protection Site Liaison Specialist Course

VIP Close Protection Site Liaison Specialist Course March 28 & 29, 2020 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. This course is specifically designed for and restricted to Security Professionals, Law Enforcement personnel and Military members who wish to enhance their careers by providing greater protective capabilities to VIPs. The content is based on fundamental best practices in VIP Close Protection […]

Executive Protection Training – Blueprint for Success (Part 3)

Part 1 Part 2  Phase 3 – Moving beyond the beginning If you’ve done everything I’ve mentioned thus far in the previous 2 articles, then you are well on your way to a very successful career in Executive Protection (EP) or Close Protection (CP). If you take all the previous steps and just repeat the […]

Executive Protection Training – Blueprint for Success (Part 2)

Once you’ve developed the basic skills, only then can you move on to more intermediate, specialty and advanced training.

Executive Protection Training – Blueprint for Success (Part 1)

Part 1 in a 3 Part Series Part 2 Here & Part 3 Here One of the most common questions we receive is “What training do I need for Executive Protection?“. Since we receive this question so often, we thought we would address some options in this article. This info can benefit many people and […]