“After all, stereotypes have to come from somewhere and many bouncers do NOT help to reverse the bad guy image.”Read More The Sins of The Bouncer
In a recent Tao of The Velvet Rope podcast, I discussed the potential consequences of action or inaction by you or your Security Staff. And in a recent blogpost, we saw the predictable outcome of bad action on the part of some Security Staffers. It is human nature for individuals to react to the stimuli around them. […]Read More Consequences – A Deeper Look
This video has been making the rounds this week and I think it is important to examine it for a number of reasons. First off, it is a perfect example of improper Use of Force. Second, it is another example (of which there are many in society nowadays) of how Bad Action + Caught on […]Read More Justified?
Quick notes this time around as we are moving some things! PODCAST – The Tao of the Velvet Rope Podcast has a new home! We have switched Podcast hosts to Libsyn. This gives us a few more options for outreach, commentary, and tracking, as well as a few behind the scenes improvements. TRAINING – We […]Read More Quick announcements…and a failure in training.
A little deviation from the norm this week as we approach Spring Break across this great land of ours. This one is for the kids! Spring Break! Ah, the memories: Sunshine, the beach, attractive guys and gals, refreshing beverages, and adventures to last a lifetime. While our Spring Break days are long over, we are […]Read More Spring Break Safety Tips
“A big part of gaining trust is proving that you yourself are responsible. If you are going to be responsible, you have to take ownership of your position.”Read More Trust issues…
Hello and welcome to 2017. We hope that you had a break over the holidays and were able to recharge your batteries a bit. We’ve been busy behind the scenes: creating new content, researching new equipment and ideas, and prepping a few surprises. Over the course of the next month, we’ll be rolling out some […]Read More Happy New Year!