“Perfect” corporate VIP security in terms of international travel or overseas assisgnments requires thick steel plates and a self-contained air-supply. Further, the VIP or senior executive in question should never meet with another person face-to-face, since people are inherently unpredictable–high risk! Obviously, since that scenario is never going to happen in real corporate life, the […]
Crisis Management Consulting: an Opportunity before a Threat
The Chinese character for crisis has to do with both danger and opportunity. This profound observation is so pregnant with meaning, and the Chinese language is so powerful, that this has almost become a quotation in its own right. A crisis is indeed something that is both a danger and an opportunity. However, in much of […]
International Security Companies: Before, During, or After?
For those of us who remember the government inquiry into 911, after it had happened, one of the more striking phrases or explanations was when Condoleezza Rice spoke of a failure of imagination. Despite the fact that there were indeed reports and indications that a terrorist attack against the United States was in the planning […]