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Tao of the Velvet Rope: Myths, Truths, and Guiding Principles of Nightclub Security

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Episodes

Episode 74 - Don't Let Them Drink And Drive

12/7/2017
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The holidays mean parties. Parties mean drinks. Drinks mean bad decisions. Help to minimize those bad decisions. http://www.vow4mal.org/ https://www.madd.org/

Duration: 00:24:22


Episode 73 - Breaking Up A Bar Fight

11/29/2017
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What do you need to know in order to break up a bar fight? Is it even possible? Listen in for some tips and tricks.

Duration: 00:28:36


Episode 72 -Working the Holidays

11/16/2017
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Sometimes the hardest time to work is the "most wonderful time of the year". So buckle up and get ready for the Holiday Season!

Duration: 00:20:55


INDUSTRY INTERVIEW: TONY O'BRIEN Part 2

11/8/2017
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Part Two of our interview Tony O'Brien from The Security Operative. Mr. O'Brien has worked and trained extensively in the conflict management, safety and security fields over the past 17 years. Working across all sectors of the security industry from customer service based roles right through to medium and high-risk environments in retail and nightclub security Tony quickly developed a reputation in the industry and moved into management and training roles in 2006. Tony’s professional...

Duration: 00:38:07


INDUSTRY INTERVIEW: TONY O'BRIEN, Part 1

11/1/2017
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This week, we interview Tony O'Brien from The Security Operative. Mr. O'Brien has worked and trained extensively in the conflict management, safety and security fields over the past 17 years. Working across all sectors of the security industry from customer service based roles right through to medium and high-risk environments in retail and nightclub security Tony quickly developed a reputation in the industry and moved into management and training roles in 2006. Tony’s professional...

Duration: 00:29:55


Episode 69 - The Majesty

10/25/2017
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The Coolest. The Drunkest. The Sexiest. The Toughest. Are these important titles in the Nightlife Industry and if so, why? We discuss the implications of getting caught up in the party scene aka "The Majesty".

Duration: 00:29:23


Episode 68 - Bouncer Fails...and how to avoid them

10/18/2017
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How to avoid putting yourself in compromising positions while on the job. Video link here

Duration: 00:29:18


Episode 67 - Becoming A Professional "Bouncer"

10/11/2017
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Is there such a thing as a "professional" Bouncer? And if there is, how does one guide their career in that direction? This week we offer suggestions on pursuing this career track.

Duration: 00:33:49


Episode 66 - Dealing with VIPs

10/4/2017
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Whether they are having a special night on the town with their college roommates or dropping $10k on a bottle of alcohol, VIP clientele expect a specific level of service. What is the best way to provide it?

Duration: 00:34:27


Episode 65 - Wrist Locks and Submissions

9/27/2017
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The main consideration for control tactics should not be when to apply them but whether they are necessary. We take a look at the downsides and issues of the incorrect application of Wrist Locks and Submissions, as well as the thought processes and training that should precede their use.

Duration: 00:28:59


Episode #64 - Minimizing Nightclub Ejections

9/20/2017
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Altercations and ejections don't magically materialize. If you and your staff are in tune with the crowd and the environment, trouble can be cut-off before it even starts.

Duration: 00:27:39


Episode 63 - Getting a Promotion

9/13/2017
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You can become a professional in the field of Bar and Nightclub security. But do you have the right skillset and approach to advance your career once you get there?

Duration: 00:34:07


Taking Your Job Seriously

8/23/2017
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Do you show up early or do you just show up? Are you ready to produce upon arrival or do you need some time to warm up? In this week's episode, we talk about the small tweaks everyone can make to step up their work game.

Duration: 00:29:10


Episode 61 - Back To School!

8/16/2017
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After a slow summer, it takes some planning and preparation in order to be ready for the hordes of returning College Students. Listen in to this week's episode for tips on how to make your first College Weekend a success!

Duration: 00:35:04


Episode 60 - Nightclub Security Uniforms

8/9/2017
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Should it be button up shirts? Or Armani suits? Maybe body armor with the word "SECURITY" on it? Your staff uniform says a lot to your Patrons about your establishment.

Duration: 00:28:57


Episode 59 - Pre-Attack indicators

8/3/2017
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What are the physical precursors to violent attacks? And are there ways to spot them before an attack occurs?

Duration: 00:30:49


Episode #58 - Can't We All Just Get Along?

7/26/2017
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There will always be people at work that you don’t like or can’t stand to be around. So how does one handle this type of situation? Tune-in to this week's episode to find out! Please take our Audience Survey! It helps us learn more about you. Thanks!

Duration: 00:36:03


Episode 57 - Nightclub Management and Staff Meetings

7/19/2017
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With a proper agenda and direction, Management and Staff meetings are useful tools to inspire employees and address issues. Please take our Audience Survey! It helps us learn more about you. Thanks!

Duration: 00:30:22


Episode 56 - Employee Handbooks

7/11/2017
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Delineating protocols, policies, and procedures can help inform your employees and protect you from lawsuits. Please take our Audience Survey! It helps us learn more about you. Thanks!

Duration: 00:30:15


Episode 55 - Deflecting Blame

6/28/2017
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Removing yourself as an object of focus can resolve disputes, bring arguments to a conclusion, and prevent circular conversations. Please take our Audience Survey! It helps us learn more about you. Thanks.

Duration: 00:25:31

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