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

The Haters are my elevators

The more I immerse myself in trying to take willing specialists to the “Next Level” of experience in this industry the more I’m met along the way by HATERS. In the past I would be un-nerved by this behavior, but as more and more specialists see the benefit of what I am doing the less …

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Teaching Bojangles how to REALLY dance.

A couple weeks ago I posted a blog on a recent detail we did where I wanted to give an insider look at how it transpired from day to day. A day or so later I received a blog comment from an attempted anonymous emailer “noskoollikeoldskool” who basically stated that the blog was made up. …

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Authenticity and Reality Clarified-Keeping the light shining on the Specialist returning to the Dark

It seems that my last blog peaked some interest from many aspiring specialists and raised a brow from more of the leaders in the industry.  REALITY BOMB and AUTHENTICITY CHECK is a wake up alarm for everyone.  The experience that the two [2] Neophyte specialists received from last week will give them a totally new …

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Reality Bomb – Authenticity Check

This past week we completed a 7 man close-in detail where I incorporated two [2] aspiring specialists to get a taste of what I talk about all the time – “The next level of Executive Protection”. I chose them specifically because of their humility to learn and yet enough room for the REALITY BOMB to …

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In all things sought after – ALWAYS seek relevancy over popular

The other day I delved into my three [3] classifications of the industry: CLASS – 1: The Doers. These are the service providers and specialists that are actually doing executive protection. They are licensed and meet of their compliance regulations in the respective jurisdictions. They work hard to maintain the professional image of the industry …

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3 Classifications

Over the last 6 months I have been keeping  a close on on the pulse of the CRAFT and its true vitality in the overall security industry.  What I personally see is a dismal reflection of what is perceived as the tip of the Spear in the industry.  Its has become apparent to me that …

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In a practical sense who are we most like, USSS or DSS. Survey says…..

I have been mulling over posting this theory for awhile now and decided to blog it to open the minds of members of the CRAFT regarding who we are similar to in everyday detail operations.  This is in no way to diminish or contradict which official methodology of protection you espouse to, but rather a …

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Why are YOU here?

The Floperator

I hate to flood the blog with another term, but I could not resist this one.  This term has been looming in the shadows with me for awhile now but most recently erupted in a conversation I had with a valued colleague. Today’s EP specialist has become so enamored with the thought of acceptance within …

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Professional-Protector or Liar for Hire – Avery Mitchell

Which One Are You? **I want to start this article off by saying that I am speaking about a very small segment of the executive protection & bodyguard industry, yet this small segment the “liar protector for hire” has a huge impact on the industry and standards for this craft** Professional: characterized by or conforming …

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