By Doc Rogers
Many times new agents in the business think that the bodyguard industry is full of secrets. Secrets of getting successful results, getting more work and staying active in the circuit.
The veterans do have an effective strategy for getting the best out of their assignments and careers. The following is a S.E.C.R.E.T. weapon used by many pros in the bodyguarding industry today.
Seek – Seek the best EP training possible, getting the proper training can often make the difference between an average agent and a great one.
Ethical – Knowing the principles of right and wrong conduct in the business, the professional behavior standards and always doing the right thing.
Commitment – Being an agent of energy and commitment on the job. Arriving early and staying late, keeping your pledge to protect the client at all times.
Responsibility – Take responsibility for your EP assignment results and your career. It is your duty and only you are accountable for your EP career.
Exemplary – It does not matter if you are new to the EP business or a seasoned operator, on and off-duty have exemplary behavior, be a model bodyguard and person, one deserving of respect and admiration.
Teamwork – The bodyguard business depends on a lot of things; keeping clients under attentive guard, having your days organized with good planning and, above all, teamwork.
In the end, there are no real secrets to the bodyguard business, just a lot of hard work, planning, personal discipline and most importantly teamwork. By following the S.E.C.R.E.T. weapon principle you will have a marvelous rewarding bodyguard career. Keep safe and God speed.
Doc Rogers is the author of Corporate Executive Protection – A Manual for Inspiring Corporate Bodyguards and president and CEO of International Corporate Executive Protection Ltd. Doc has earned a Ph.D. in Security Administration from Southwest University and he is SE Asia’s leading expert on executive protection and corporate security. To learn how to make a full time living as a corporate bodyguard visit the websites below for more information.