In my opinion, being respected is one of the biggest hurdles security personnel encounter in their careers. I have experienced these challenges many times in my career (over 20 years), but more so when I was newer. In this article, I will address what I feel are some of the biggest elements of this problem, […]
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How to be Respected in Security to get Better Results
How’s Your VIP Protection Career Success During The Pandemic?
Career Success Observations of VIP Protection during a Global Lockdown (ish) When the COVID 19 Pandemic and subsequent lockdowns came in effect we went a little off the radar. This was for multiple reasons, but there were three main ones. First, we were caught a little off guard like many people. Second, we are very […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Free Executive Close Protection Career-Boosting Ebook
Are you in the field of Executive or Close Protection? Are you looking for a way to enhance your career, get more opportunities or further develop at an accelerated rate? Ever wanted to ask some of the biggest leaders in the industry how they got to where they are now? Well, guess what; either you […]
Terminator Attacked – My Thoughts on the Incident
I would like to take a few minutes of your time to address my thoughts on a recent attack on a VIP. Although I haven’t written on my blog in a while due to training and operational reasons, I felt I needed to start writing again and this was as good a time as any. […]