Eric Konohia

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Name: Eric Konohia
Date registered: August 22, 2011

Latest posts

  1. A specialist’s introspection prior to working on THE SHIFT — August 7, 2015
  2. Fed Up with xEdeF – “When you absolutely want your package un-delivered” — July 4, 2015
  3. RED BEHAVIOR? ……What you are missing – LITERALLY MISSING — July 3, 2015
  4. You are next on deck — June 25, 2015
  5. The answer to the 2nd “P” — February 22, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. Will Smith’s Security failure — 19 comments
  2. The transition drill issues…. from SF to PSD to EP B2B, a firsthand account — 17 comments
  3. “SMB” Social Media Bodyguards — 10 comments
  4. Choose your poison. I mean position! — 9 comments
  5. I am officially holstering my gun conversations. — 9 comments

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A specialist’s introspection prior to working on THE SHIFT

Over the past couple of years I have allowed specialists to give their first-hand experience with working with and for me particularly when they get the opportunity to experience a “First” in their careers.  I met Jimmy Menzoian in January 2013 during the First annual ICON Summit.  Since that time we had been communicating regarding …

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Fed Up with xEdeF – “When you absolutely want your package un-delivered”

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In our industry we often find that using delivery services is far more convenient than checking tons of boxes, bags and even our favorite – The Pelican Case.  These delivery services compete against each other promising to get you “stuff” where it needs to be when it needs to be there.  Here is my second occurrence …

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RED BEHAVIOR? ……What you are missing – LITERALLY MISSING

There are far too many examples and ways to recognize what we term as “Red Behavior” or pre-incident behaviors that can help in identifying assailants before they intend to do harm against your principal.  There are just as many fancy names that go along with this process like the “OODA Loop [observe, orient, decide, act]” …

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You are next on deck

Earlier this month I took one of my full-time employees on his first overseas trip which I new would change his perspective of the industry and his daily responsibilities on many levels.  Dave Bohlman has been working for me for approximately three (3) years as my Detail Leader for the residential detail of one of my …

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The answer to the 2nd “P”

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I get so many emails, phone calls and messages asking me in some form or fashion, “What is the best course or class to take to prepare me for executive protection?” There are, but a few courses, that I will recommend depending on what niche market [Platform] you are entering, but the one course that …

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You ONLY get what’s available

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Happy New Year to all.  As most of you know, I am very active in social media for branding purposes as well as to increase the standard of the industry.  At the close of each year I pay very close attention to the “Resolutions” of the service providers and specialists in the industry.  For the …

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Great Open Source Briefing on ISIS

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This is an open source briefing on ISIS that was emailed to me click link to read TSG-The-Islamic-State-Nov14

Think and Reason like a Special Operator

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I got this SOFREP article today and read it.  This is a great article that explains “Mindset is Key” as well as your process to see and function problems.  Very appropriate to share. How to Think and Reason like a Special Operator

The Standard Decline of an Institution

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Some time ago I wrote a paper titled, “The Standard decline of an Institution” that addressed the degradation of this industry.  In it I posed a theory that all GREAT institutions start with a STANDARD.  And that standard is upheld from the last hired to the leaders of that institution.  That standard starts with the hiring requirements …

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The Security Brief Podcast show ‘The REAL Bodyguard” in its entirety

This is the show in its entirety.  Click ———> HERE