The Protective Circle: A Comprehensive Framework for Executive Protection Excellence

The Protective Circle: A Comprehensive Framework for Executive Protection Excellence

The Protective Circle: A Comprehensive Framework for Executive Protection Excellence

The Protective Circle: A Comprehensive Framework for Executive Protection Excellence

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Overview

The last thing Bob wanted was executive protection . . .

With insights only lived experience can provide, seasoned security pro Christian West shares lessons learned from years of protecting some of corporate America's most prominent people. In a profession that is inherently up-close and personal with the principal, find what corporations, family offices, practitioners, and high-net-worth individuals like Bob need to know about executive protection.

The Protective Circle is a straightforward but powerful framework that empowers stakeholders in corporations, family offices, and provider companies to understand the foundations of protective quality. West provides fresh perspectives of his latest thinking on risk mitigation made personal, the importance of a comprehensive approach to protection, and what separates best-in-class protection from the rest.

The Protective Circle answers:

  • Why companies and family offices establish EP programs
  • How to set up and manage quality protective programs - and troubleshoot or turn around underperforming ones
  • Which roles a stakeholder in the protective ecosystem plays
  • What to outsource, what to insource, and how to find the right service partners

Executive protection is a people business. With illustrative, real world cases of what executive protection professionals actually do, this guide will help you optimize your program and your people for success.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945783357
Publisher: How2Conquer
Publication date: 03/31/2024
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 290
Sales rank: 195,787
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Christian West is an executive protection architect and entrepreneur with decades of international experience. He has successfully founded, led, and sold two leading executive protection companies, AS Solution and West Security. A sought-after speaker, EP trainer, and security advisor in Europe and the United States, Christian is an active blogger who has written dozens of blogs and two bestselling books on executive protection. Christian founded Asgaard Technologies to bring to market ProtectionManager, the world's first app suite designed exclusively for the executive protection industry. He is also an advisor in several security technology companies. Christian founded EP Access in 2021 to provide high-quality training for EP professionals.

Table of Contents

ContentsIntroduction: The Foundations of Quality in Executive ProtectionSection 1: Necessity, Nature, and Scope of Executive Protection ProgramsChapter 1-1: Executive Protection is Risk Management Made PersonalChapter 1-2: The Protective Circle - a comprehensive approach to mitigating personal security risksChapter 1-3: Why every corporation and ultra-high-net-worth family should have an executive protection strategyChapter 1-4: The questions boards of directors must ask before mandating an executive protection programChapter 1-5: How to determine appropriate staffing levelsChapter 1-6: What's the best way for corporations and family offices to source executive protection services?Section 2: Managing the Executive Protection ProgramChapter 2-1: The executive protection ecosystem in corporate settingsChapter 2-2: The executive protection ecosystem in high-net-worth familiesChapter 2-3: Setting objectives for the executive protection programChapter 2-4: Organizing the executive protection programChapter 2-5: Motivating and communicating with the executive protection teamChapter 2-6: Measuring the performance of the corporate executive protection teamChapter 2-7: Connecting the dots between regulations, standards, policies, and procedures - and their operational applications in executive protectionChapter 2-8: How to write an executive protection strategySection 3: The Importance of TrainingChapter 3-1: Why training mattersChapter 3-2: Separating the hard and soft skills of executive protection - and introducing tradecraftChapter 3-3: Training and the 10 protective capabilitiesChapter 3-4: Soft skills are hardChapter 3-5: The importance and challenges of sustainment trainingSection 4: Managing Changes in Executive Protection ProgramsChapter 4-1: Starting up an executive protection programChapter 4-2: Turning around a security program that's in troubleChapter 4-3: Realigning a protective program that needs to change courseChapter 4-4: Sustaining an effective executive protection programWrap Up & ResourcesGlossary About the Author
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