1 month after the course – He gets the call and responds superbly

Last Friday I received a call from one of my Fortune 1 corporate clients in desparate need of protective services as a result of Hurricane Sandy.  My client was a bit apprehensive as to whether or not we could cover the situation with local assets due to the devastation.  I told him that it would …

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Personal Mission statement

Mission statements are mostly associated with business and service providers.  In the mission statement it is a company’s purpose and rationale towards delivering their services.  A company mission statement should marry or follow along with their overall strategy.  A mission statement is a PLEDGE to clients, and potential clients and even a great lure for employees …

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The unsung Protectors

I do an abundance of featuring the United States Secret Service in my blogs and social media posts. I do that for many reasons. First, I was encouraged to enter this CRAFT by the former sitting Director of the USSS, secondly, I was trained and employed by Chuck Vance, a former agent with the USSS …

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Anonymously This week in Protection October 24, 2012

You may regret not earning it and…….

Those schools that give it away will be right beside you when your training comes into question.  Today I posted an article by the New York Times, “Wackenhut Security Guards Cheat on Recertification Exams”  I am not surprised because in my immediate area this has been going on for some time now.  There is a …

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No excuses – get up and do it

I posted yesterday a a prose on the NABA Facebook page: Excuses are tools of the incompetent, they build bridges to nowhere and those who use these incompetent tools are masters of nothingness.  There is another one that applies to today’s blog as well. When you’re up against a trouble, meet it squarely, face to face; lift …

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Preparing for the inbound Tango – Sandy

If you reside along the eastern seaboard like I do, I pray that you and yours will be safe during the nest 24+ hours.  It is times like these that you can really see how our training comes into play with the proactive mindset.  The famous military saying, “2 is 1 and 1 is NONE” …

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Dispersion

Yesterday I introduced the term transverse hybridization in an attempt to get you understanding on how to enable yourself to work both sides of the protective spectrum.  Today I want to talk about how this effect is sometimes caused – dispersion. The theory can be simply equated to the same effect by dropping a stone …

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Transverse hybridization

If you follow any version of the premise that there are differences in protection methodologies between the corporate and entertainment environments then you can agree that those differences, if not known could lead to problems.  For the sake of this conversation I am not focusing on the attack as I am focusing on procedural problems, that, if …

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The value of pictures in the protective advance

Whenever I personally do or assign a protective advance to be completed and there is sufficient time Ii will include pictures with additional drawing tools in it.  If you instruct or describe the arrival point to someone that has never been to a location, your success will be based on your grasp of the English …

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