So let me set the stage of this edition of Keeping Your Edge: it’s day 26 of a 30 day musical tour, and I’m currently writing this column in the front lounge of a 38’ Tour Bus. This particular bus has a fully functioning recording studio in the rear, and the THUMP, THUMP, THUMP of […]
KEEPING YOUR EDGE: Can I get some work? Hands down, this has to be amongst the most confusing phrases in the Close Protection Lexicon. Bad sentence structure aside, the words themselves illustrate a disregard for the complexities that go into working the Executive Protection craft at a high level. As an active operator, […]
Keeping Your Edge The Choice: Celebrity vs. Executive Protection Everyone’s seen ‘The Matrix’ right? Morpheus is standing in front of you, extends his hand and gives you a choice: blue or red. The blue pill leads to a stable career in Corporate Executive Protection— more often than not, standard hours, reasonable expectations and […]
Sometimes, close protection agents have a tendency to define themselves based on the status of their Principal. However, it’s worth remembering that working with a VIP doesn’t make you one!