Eric Konohia

Author's details

Name: Eric Konohia
Date registered: August 22, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Pay attention to Retention — January 16, 2017
  2. When the Flag goes up Part – II — October 25, 2016
  3. The industry dictates when the BPI training flag goes up — October 18, 2016
  4. When what’s behind your name really matters. — March 1, 2016
  5. 35 Minutes with Tanto could save your life! — January 27, 2016

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. Interview with Chuck Vance-“Father of modern day Executive Protection” — 13 comments
  4. “SMB” Social Media Bodyguards — 10 comments
  5. Choose your poison. I mean position! — 9 comments

Author's posts listings

Is your name protected

Several months ago i recommended that specialists buy the domains to their names. I won’t go over the importance of professional email addresses versus a gmail, verizon et al extension. But I want reiterate the importance of buying your domain names. If you are a specialist or a company and you elevate your position in …

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Tactical parenting

We have all seen the mother or father walking the parking lots of the malls or even the malls where the children are way out of range to get to if they needed to OR the parent that is frantically running through Walmart screaming, “BILLY – BILLY!”  Let’s not forget the announcement, “Attention Walmart shoppers …

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Do scenarios help

If you follow me in social media you know that I often post scenarios on Facebook to give the members an opportunity to put themselves in the thinking man’s game.  These scenarios are not made up but are based on my personal experiences or those of others that I know.  So what’s the big deal …

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On Sheep, Sheepdogs and Wolves

I am a proponent of endorsing others when I feel that their beliefs are consistent to what I believe in and the “Mindset” needed for the executive protection specialist.  In the past I have endorsed M/Sgt Paul Howe’s US Army SFOD-D (Retired) book, Leadership and Training For The Fight, a very superb read.  Today I want to …

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Call – Sign “Loquacious

I was thinking about this the other day when I was auditing my comms gear for yearly service.  One of the most annoying behaviors on any detail are those specialists that like to communicate on the radios like they are having a telephone conversation.  Due to the fact that there is such an influence of …

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You have to pay for me to play with my AMEX

It does not matter whether you have a long-term contract or a detail that lasts for a day or a week, one thing that will pile up on any service provider is the expenses that you bill back to clients.  At any given time you may have a pile of outstanding invoices and the sum …

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Active actionable intel in Washington, DC

We are very busy with an active situation in the Washington, DC area.  I have sent an Alert email to all of my clients and colleagues that could be affected.  If you are in the Washington, DC area and I can verify that you are in the industry I will pass along the intel in …

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Every specialist needs this

In an industry where you find yourselves spending hundreds of dollars on training, clothes and gear I want to suggest one of the best under $10 investments you can make. The truth of the matter is that everyone needs this piece of gear in their bags, suit or shirt pocket. In this industry where personal …

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The Pusser BAT swung again yesterday

When I first launched this blog over a year ago my intent was to swing my bat fats and hard everyday.  If you got hit by the blog, then maybe you were somewhere you did NOT belong.  The blog evolved in a more tutorial fashion and lessons on professionalism, ethics and the good ole’ topic …

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