When describing what we do in the protection of people, the first hurdle we often have to overcome is the perception that has been created by outside influences. Just yesterday I found myself in a conversation where a potential client was being discussed and I was told that said client did not like “all that stuff” because they wanted to be as normal as possible. They explained … [Read more...] about Misperceptions of Personal Protection
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For some in the industry, especially those just entering the business, there is a misconception of the definition of security driving – in particular, the job description of a security driver. Security driving is more than driving a vehicle. It requires the skill and knowledge to move a principal from point A to point B in a safe and secure manner and a variety of environments. … [Read more...] about The Misconception of Security Driving and Secure Transportation
Alexandre Dumas couldn’t describe better the importance of unity and solidarity within a team when he wrote one of the world’s most well-known historical novels, The Three Musketeers. In our line of work, we can see how important it is for all team members to work dedicated to one purpose (keeping client and team safe) and, as individuals, pledge support to the … [Read more...] about All for One, One for All….Can You Work and Live by This Motto?
Two topics of discussions that dominate social media, both in the U.S. and abroad are certification and the state of training in the protection industry. In reality, the two subjects cannot be separated. IMHO – The job market wants, and will support, a certification that meets standards set by respected industry and government organizations. Those who supply job opportunities … [Read more...] about Training – Certification and Experience
An article by ISDA Member Andrew Wolveridge. Andrew has 25 years of experience planning and managing events, providing Executive Protection and Security Consulting, and supplying Secure Transportation. Andrew is a Certified Secure Transportation Provider. His article discusses how to supply value for your clients. In the current age of clients wanting more from less, one way … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Hiring Local By Andrew Wolveridge