It’s been an honor having these conversations with Elijah Shaw and they are always good. Our original conversation in Season One called “Own Your Space“ (https://byronrodgersmotivation.com/own-your-space-elijah-shaw-podcast-episode-6/) has gone down in history as one of the best episodes of that season so check that out. By now you know who Elijah Shaw is and hopefully, you’ve been following along because he is and has been making large contributions to the Executive Protection Industry for years now.
He has not only been operating at the top of the game with regards to multiple client demographics but he has also been developing educational products to help us all elevate our game as an industry as well. Anyone who is having success and is willing to share how they are having that success or that progress is someone I respect and that’s exactly what Elijah has been doing. Between his book – “Celebrity Protection in Touring”, the creation of his executive protection app called the Protector app and the co-authorship with Mr. Dale June on the fourth edition of an introduction to executive protection, Elijah Shaw is doing more than enough to contribute in ways that will leave a legacy of a man working to improve the game we all love.
Mr. Dale June and Elijah Shaw have now released the fourth edition of the legendary book, “Introduction To Executive Protection”. For me personally, this is exciting as I remember the first edition of this book being handed to me by a mentor when I first started in this space. If you’re serious about Executive Protection you will give this one a solid read not only because it comes from two living legends but also because of the impact the first three additions have already had on the game. If you don’t know about Mr. Dale June through this book already then do your homework and stay tuned because I have a conversation with him coming up shortly.
The Protector app is another project Elijah has launched which has had such an amazing impact on our industry. If you’re looking for a place that has consolidated many of the resources you will need out in the field and join it with the digital community of protectors then you need to check this one out. These days being in the right place with the right crowd digitally is becoming more and more important for protectors in this game.
Protector by nature and by trade
For more, visit
Introduction to Executive Protection: https://amzn.to/2V7hbGC
Protector App: https://www.theprotectorapp.com/
01:03 – Introduction
04:02 – Learning from mistakes
11:18 – The military culture
16:52 – How long have you been in this game
24:26 – Selling security
33:24 – Act like you belong
42:01 – The best cyber security experts were hackers
50:51 – Celebrity Protection and Touring
58:07 – What we’re looking for in security
01:05:22 – Making a contribution
01:12:00 – Become a different person on the journey to the top of a mountain
01:16:12 – End Credits