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An introduction to celebrity protection and touring : a guide to mastering the business of VIP security

Author: Elijah Shaw; Dale L June
Publisher: Springfield, Illinois : Charles C Thomas, Publisher, Ltd., [2019]
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Introduction to Celebrity Protection and Touring offers a peek behind the scenes of the close protection industry, more commonly known as the bodyguard business. This book, written by industry experts, Elijah Shaw and Dale June, also narrows the focus, centering in on an exciting, but misunderstood, sector that involves working with celebrities ranging from actors to musicians and entering into their world of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shaw, Elijah, author.
Introduction to celebrity protection and touring
Springfield, Illinois : Charles C Thomas, Publisher, Ltd., [2019]
(DLC) 2018038368
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elijah Shaw; Dale L June
ISBN: 9780398092481 0398092486
OCLC Number: 1060186748
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; AN INTRODUCTION TO CELEBRITY PROTECTION AND TOURING; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CONTENTS; AN INTRODUCTION TO CELEBRITYPROTECTION AND TOURING; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; Chapter 2 IN THE BEGINNING; Chapter 3 DEVELOP A NICHE; THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX; THE SECRET SAUCE; ELEVATOR PITCH; WHAT'S IN A NAME?; Chapter 4 PURPOSE AND PRINCIPLES OF PROTECTION; THE REASON; ARE YOU A CANDIDATE?; PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS; MENTAL CHARACTERISTICS; EXECUTIVE VERSUS CELEBRITY; CORPORATE PROTECTION; PROFILE OF AN EXECUTIVE; BLENDING IN; BUSINESS NORMS AND PRACTICES; THE AGE FACTOR POSITIONS OF POWERKNOW YOUR ROLE; KNOW THE WAYS, WANTS, AND PERSONALITY OF THE CELEBRITY; OPERATING IN THEIR WORLD; PROTOCOL; BEING THE SHADOW-CLOSE PROXIMITY PROTECTION; ADAPTABILITY, GOOD CHARACTER, AND CRITICAL THINKING; INTANGIBLE TOOLS; Imagination; Perspective; Observation; Attitude; Communication Skills; BEING FLEXIBLE; STAYING ENGAGED; SITUATIONAL AWARENESS; SPATIAL AWARENESS; Chapter 5 THE WORLD OF MUSIC; RECORDING; TOURING; PERSONAL APPEARANCES; PHOTO SHOOTS; PERSONAL TIME; WORKING WITH THE ENTOURAGE; COPING WITH LONG HOURS; DEALING WITH TEMPTATIONS; WORKING AWAY FROM HOME CHALLENGING CLIENTSMORALS AND ETHICAL DILEMMAS; ETHICAL DILEMMAS; GIVING AND RECEIVING GIFTS; MUSIC RESOURCES; Management Agencies; The Record Company; Publicists; Industry Peers; Chapter 6 THE WORLD OF FILM; STUDIO SHOOTS; LOCATION SHOOTS; AWARD SHOWS; CHALLENGES; Tedious Times; Many Different Personalities and Bosses; Long Periods Away From Family; Safety and Security Compromises; FILM RESOURCES; The Talent Agency; The Movie Studio; Production Companies; PRACTICAL ISSUES AND TECHNIQUES; Profile of a Celebrity; Narcissism; Schedules and the Celebrity Client The Celebrity Performance ScheduleInstant Fame; Not in the Job Description; Who Gets the Coffee?; Celebrity and Accessibility; THE ADVANCE SURVEY; ANTICIPATE; PLAN; PREPARE; CLONING THE PROTECTOR; SUBTLETY WINS; SECURITY SURVEY; Chapter 7 VEHICLES; ADVANCE PREPARATION; STANDARDS; SPECIALTY VEHICLES; WHAT YOU NEED TO LEARN; Capacity; Lighting; Radio; Temperature Control; GPS; Door Locks; Seatbelts; Gas Tank; Tires; Fire Extinguisher and Medical Kits; Flairs, Reflectors, and Jumper Cables; Placement; OIL STAINS AND BEING ON TIME; MOVING IN AND OUT OF CARS; DOORS OPEN; THE DRIVER'S ROLE EMBUSSING AND DEBUSSINGMOTORCADES; CHOOSING A DRIVER; TOUR BUSES; Chapter 8 POSITIONING AND WALKING WITH CLIENTS; BODY MECHANICS; MOVING THE CLIENT; PREVENTING PROBLEMS BEFORE THEY HAPPEN; REACTING TO THREATS; ATTACKS ON PRINCIPAL (AOP); Stalking; Psychological Mindfulness of Stalkers; Celebrity Stalking; Madonna; Justin Bieber; Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas; Gwyneth Paltrow; Taylor Swift; WHY DO PEOPLE WORSHIP CELEBRITIES?; THREE LEVELS OF CELEBRITY WORSHIP; Entertainment-Social; Intense-Personal; Borderline-Pathological; FANS VERSUS OBSESSIVE FANS
Responsibility: by Elijah Shaw and Dale June.

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Introduction to Celebrity Protection and Touring offers a peek behind the scenes of the close protection industry, more commonly known as the bodyguard business. This book, written by industry experts, Elijah Shaw and Dale June, also narrows the focus, centering in on an exciting, but misunderstood, sector that involves working with celebrities ranging from actors to musicians and entering into their world of touring, filming and promotional appearrances. With real world advice, tactics and techniques on how to identify and defeat potential attackers, as well as covering everything from dealin.

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