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The Executive Protection Lifestyle Podcast hosted by Byron Rodgers takes the brand to another level by educating security practitioners and opening the world of private security up to the public.

In this podcast You will experience the private sector in a way that you never have before. The podcast is highly educational focusing on the most salient protection tactics while being careful not to forget the foundational principles that make us great at what we do. You will meet and become acquainted with various industry professionals who are making a difference in the protection game and you you will benefit from a behind the scenes look at the reality of the lifestyle behind the job that is only 1% of the security industry. While it can be a very glamorous and exotic lifestyle, the requirements to survive the lifestyle and achieve professional success can be crushing and many who attempt success in this industry fail as a result of various on scene after balls. This podcast will help professionals overcome those obstacles and mitigate risks to both their professional and personal lives as we talk about the lifestyle behind the game of executive protection.

Whether you are a civilian, you are in law-enforcement or the military, we believe this podcast has something for you because on a very basic level we are all protectors of the people we love and things we believe in on a daily basis. The truth is simply that there is so much more to this than meets the eye and if you really want to be good at what we do you must know that it’s more than just a job, this game requires a lifestyle. So please listen enjoy and take your protection game to the next level by enjoying the show.

One mind many weapons
- Byron

Executive Protection Lifestyle Podcast Byron Rodgers

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    • 4.8 • 176 Ratings

The Executive Protection Lifestyle Podcast hosted by Byron Rodgers takes the brand to another level by educating security practitioners and opening the world of private security up to the public.

In this podcast You will experience the private sector in a way that you never have before. The podcast is highly educational focusing on the most salient protection tactics while being careful not to forget the foundational principles that make us great at what we do. You will meet and become acquainted with various industry professionals who are making a difference in the protection game and you you will benefit from a behind the scenes look at the reality of the lifestyle behind the job that is only 1% of the security industry. While it can be a very glamorous and exotic lifestyle, the requirements to survive the lifestyle and achieve professional success can be crushing and many who attempt success in this industry fail as a result of various on scene after balls. This podcast will help professionals overcome those obstacles and mitigate risks to both their professional and personal lives as we talk about the lifestyle behind the game of executive protection.

Whether you are a civilian, you are in law-enforcement or the military, we believe this podcast has something for you because on a very basic level we are all protectors of the people we love and things we believe in on a daily basis. The truth is simply that there is so much more to this than meets the eye and if you really want to be good at what we do you must know that it’s more than just a job, this game requires a lifestyle. So please listen enjoy and take your protection game to the next level by enjoying the show.

One mind many weapons
- Byron

    Anton Kalaydjian on the EP Expo (EPL Season 6 Podcast EPISODE 193🎙️)

    Anton Kalaydjian on the EP Expo (EPL Season 6 Podcast EPISODE 193🎙️)

    ANTON KALAYDJIAN ON THE EP EXPO (EPL SEASON 6 PODCAST 🎙️ EP 193)
    👉 Enjoy the full podcast at… 🎧 https://bit.ly/epl-podcast-s06-e193

    ⚜️ For this podcast episode we have Anton Kalaydjian @antranikthegrea CEO and founder of Guardian Professional Security as one of our SMEs at our first annual EP Expo. Please refer to the show notes below for topics discussed.

    Podcast Show Notes

    00:00 - Introduction
    06:20 - Anton Kalaydjian’s background
    12:05 - Anton Kalaydjian’s business growth
    18:54 - EP EXPO
    24:54 - The gunshot
    37:06 - Qualifying clients
    55:58 - Major differences between California and Florida

    🤜 MORE ABOUT ANTON 🤛
    He has over 25 years of executive-level security experience providing top-rated security for the world's elite, executives, celebrities, and talent across more than 60 countries. Anton built a 3-division operation from the ground up and drove the firm to the largest celebrity protection agency in the Eastern U.S. Guardian Professional Security's divisions include Executive/Celebrity Protection, Residential/Commercial Security, and Concert/Event Security.

    💻 https://linkedin.com/in/anton-kalaydjian-b6658713
    💻 https://guardiansworld.co

    A MUST-SEE 👀 AND/OR LISTEN! 🎧

    2024 EXECUTIVE PROTECTION EXPO
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    🎫 RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW 👉 https://executiveprotectionexpo.com
    🗺 WHERE: San Diego, CA
    📅 WHEN: Aug 24/25

    Brought to you by…
    🤝 EXECUTIVE PROTECTION LIFESTYLE
    Protection is more than just a job, it’s a lifestyle.
    @executive_protection_lifestyle | https://executiveprotectionlifestyle.com

    🏆 IRON GOAT DEFENSE
    Security and training solutions to meet real-world demands.
    @irongoatdefense | https://irongoatdefense.com

    SPONSORS
    🤜 Ledlow Security | @themarkledlow | https://ledlowsecurity.com
    🤜 Rock Solid Protection | @rsp_915 | https://rsp915.com

    PARTNERS
    🤝 EP Wired | @epwired_magazine | https://epwired.com


    👉 Enjoy the full podcast at… 🎧 https://bit.ly/epl-podcast-s06-e193


    🤜🤛 Protector by nature and by trade / MAN OF PEACE / @Byron_Rodgers



    🎥 Video editing & 🎨 Graphics by @art_production07

    #EPExpo #EPX #PrivateSecurityFirms #BodyGuards #ExecutiveProtectionProfessionals #Protectors #PrivateProtectionProfessionals #CloseProtectionProfessionals #ExecutiveProtectionAgents #ExecutiveProtection #CloseProtection #ExecutiveProtectionLifestyle #Podcast #Podcasts #PrivateSecurity #PrivateProtection #Security #ByronRodgers

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Elijah Shaw on the EP Expo (EPL Season 6 Podcast EPISODE 192🎙️)

    Elijah Shaw on the EP Expo (EPL Season 6 Podcast EPISODE 192🎙️)

    ELIJAH SHAW ON THE EP EXPO (EPL SEASON 6 PODCAST EP 192)
    👉 Enjoy the full podcast at… 🎧 https://bit.ly/epl-podcast-s06-e192

    ⚜️ For this podcast episode we have Elijah Shaw @sunsear CEO and founder of ICON Global as one of our SMEs at our first annual EP Expo. Please refer to the show notes below for topics discussed.

    Podcast Show Notes

    00:00:00 - Introduction
    00:01:00 - Elijah Shaw´s background
    00:04:40 - Elijah Shaw on EP EXPO
    00:23:05 - Training in the life of EP agents
    00:36:10 - Contribution
    00:57:40 - Celebrity protection
    01:03:50 - Closing questions

    🤜 MORE ABOUT SHAW 🤛
    ICON is a consulting firm specializing in Executive and VIP Protection. With tours of duty that frequently take him across the globe, Mr. Shaw acts as a personal bodyguard to many highly recognizable public figures, providing security consultation and staffing worldwide.

    💻 https://industry-icon.com
    💻 https://web.facebook.com/ElijahShaw
    💻 https://linkedin.com/in/elijahshaw

    A MUST-SEE 👀 AND/OR LISTEN! 🎧

    2024 EXECUTIVE PROTECTION EXPO
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    🎫 RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW 👉 https://executiveprotectionexpo.com
    🗺 WHERE: San Diego, CA
    📅 WHEN: AUG 24/25

    Brought to you by…
    🤝 EXECUTIVE PROTECTION LIFESTYLE
    Protection is more than just a job, it’s a lifestyle.
    @executive_protection_lifestyle | https://executiveprotectionlifestyle.com

    🏆 IRON GOAT DEFENSE
    Security and training solutions to meet real-world demands.
    @irongoatdefense | https://irongoatdefense.com

    👉 Enjoy the full podcast at… 🎧 https://bit.ly/epl-podcast-s06-e192


    🤜🤛 Protector by nature and by trade / MAN OF PEACE / @Byron_Rodgers
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    🎥 Video editing & 🎨 Graphics by @art_production07

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    http://www.protectornation.com
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    • 1 hr 23 min
    Anderson Herbert - Owners Speak to Owners (EPL Season 6 Podcast EPISODE 191🎙️)

    Anderson Herbert - Owners Speak to Owners (EPL Season 6 Podcast EPISODE 191🎙️)

    OWNERS SPEAK TO OWNERS WITH ANDERSON HERBERT (EPL SEASON 6 PODCAST 🎙️ EP 191)
    👉 Enjoy the full podcast at… 🎧 https://bit.ly/epl-podcast-s06-e191

    ⚜️ For this podcast episode we have Anderson Herbert is the CEO and Managing Director for APS Security LLC, @Aps_Security founded by him in 2011. We discuss many topics… pls refer to the show notes below for details.

    💻 https://apssecurity.us
    💻 https://linkedin.com/in/aps-security-248b621a1

    Podcast Show Notes

    00:00 - Introduction
    05:22 - Presidential lifetime achievement award recipient
    14:52 - The hardest thing about EP
    30:15 - His favorite part of being a company owner in EP
    31:28 - Where is the EP industry heading to
    35:00 - Advice for people starting their own business
    40:44 - His favorite client demographics
    41:05 - Closing questions

    🤜 MORE ABOUT ANDERSON 🤛
    He is a US Virgin Island native, ex-professional athlete. APS Security LLC got its start 10 years prior to its founding, as Mr. Herbert took the security sector by storm. As a Certified Protection Officer (CPO), International Travel Expert, Weapons Instructor, and licensed Private Investigator with over 20 years of private security experience he entered the realm of Security and Executive Protection. He has led teams in numerous high-profile events and has been in charge at special events at multiple venues.

    A MUST-SEE 👀 AND/OR LISTEN! 🎧

    👉 Enjoy the full podcast at… 🎧 https://bit.ly/epl-podcast-s06-e191 and also you can view all of our Executive Protection Lifestyle podcasts at 🎙https://executiveprotectionlifestyle.com


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    🎥 Video editing & 🎨 Graphics by @art_production07

    For more visit

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    http://www.protectornation.com
    https://www.bravoresearchgroup.com
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    #ExcutiveProtection #Security #Protection #SecurityConsulting #RiskManagement #BodyGuard #EventSecurity #CorporateSecurity #executiveprotectionlifestyle #executiveprotectionlife #bravoresearchgroup #ChurchSecurity

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Mark Ledlow - Creating Allies in The Industry (EPL Season 6 Podcast EPISODE 190🎙️)

    Mark Ledlow - Creating Allies in The Industry (EPL Season 6 Podcast EPISODE 190🎙️)

    CREATING ALLIES IN THE INDUSTRY WITH MARK LEDLOW (EPL SEASON 6 PODCAST 🎙️ EP 190)

    👉 Enjoy the full podcast at… 🎧 https://bit.ly/epl-podcast-s06-e190


    ⚜️ For this podcast episode we have industry veteran Mark Ledlow @themarkledlow president of Ledlow Security Group Marine Corps Service-Disabled Veteran Company, that gives Veterans and retired Law Enforcement hope and purpose in the security industry. Podcast Host of The Fearless Mindset We discuss many topics… pls refer to the show notes below for details.


    A MUST-SEE 👀 AND/OR LISTEN! 🎧


    💻 https://ledlowsecurity.com

    Podcast Show Notes


    00:00 - Introduction

    01:28 - What made Mark Ledlow become the sponsor of EP Expo

    09:19 - Mark Ledlow’s background

    22:03 - What is Mark Ledlow up to now

    56:30 - Final thoughts



    👉 Enjoy the full podcast at… 🎧 https://bit.ly/epl-podcast-s06-e190 and also you can view all of our Executive Protection Lifestyle podcasts at 🎙https://executiveprotectionlifestyle.com



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    🎥 Video editing & 🎨 Graphics by @art_production07

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    #ExcutiveProtection #Security #Protection #SecurityConsulting #RiskManagement #BodyGuard #EventSecurity #CorporateSecurity #executiveprotectionlifestyle #executiveprotectionlife #bravoresearchgroup #ChurchSecurity

    • 1 hr 8 min
    EP Expo = Career Successor, Relationships (EPL Season 6 Podcast EPISODE 189🎙️)

    EP Expo = Career Successor, Relationships (EPL Season 6 Podcast EPISODE 189🎙️)

    EP EXPO = CAREER SUCCESSOR, RELATIONSHIPS (EPL SEASON 6 PODCAST 🎙️ EP 189)

    👉 Enjoy the full podcast at… 🎧 https://bit.ly/epl-podcast-s06-e189


    ⚜️ If you missed the live meeting we had on Thursday, April 4th regarding the upcoming first annual EP Expo don’t trip we got it here in this episode. You get a chance to see all that was covered and questions asked and clarified. Don’t miss this career-changing event!


    A MUST-SEE 👀 AND/OR LISTEN! 🎧


    👉 Enjoy the full podcast at… 🎧 https://bit.ly/epl-podcast-s06-e189 and also you can view all of our Executive Protection Lifestyle podcasts at 🎙️ https://executiveprotectionlifestyle.com

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    🎥 Video editing & 🎨 Graphics by @art_production07

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    https://www.byronrodgersmotivation.com/
    http://www.protectornation.com
    https://www.bravoresearchgroup.com
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    #ExcutiveProtection #Security #Protection #SecurityConsulting #RiskManagement #BodyGuard #EventSecurity #CorporateSecurity #executiveprotectionlifestyle #executiveprotectionlife #bravoresearchgroup #ChurchSecurity

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Bodyguard/EP Protection Game Talk VOL 4 (EPL Season 6 Podcast EPISODE 188🎙️)

    Bodyguard/EP Protection Game Talk VOL 4 (EPL Season 6 Podcast EPISODE 188🎙️)

    BODYGUARD/EP PROTECTION GAME TALK VOL.4 (EPL SEASON 6 PODCAST 🎙️ EP 188)

    👉 Enjoy the full podcast at… 🎧 https://bit.ly/epl-podcast-s06-e188


    ⚜️ In this episode I speak with many professionals at the 2024 Close Protection Conference. You get some insight from the perspective of new agents starting their careers in the executive protection industry. A MUST-SEE 👀 AND/OR LISTEN! 🎧


    🗣️ Anton Kalaydjian | https://linkedin.com/in/anton-kalaydjian-b6658713 

    🗣 Anderson Herbert | https://linkedin.com/in/anderson-herbert-32470bb 

    🗣️ Oron Ben Simon | https://linkedin.com/in/oron-b-68691851 

    🗣️ Orlando Mardner | https://linkedin.com/in/orlando-mardner-msc-csm-cmas-cfip-cpoi-m-isrm-dpi-4516762a



    💻 https://ips-board.org/cpc2023



    👉 Enjoy the full podcast at… 🎧 https://bit.ly/epl-podcast-s06-e188 and also you can view all of our Executive Protection Lifestyle podcasts at 🎙️ https://executiveprotectionlifestyle.com

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    🎥 Video editing & 🎨 Graphics by @art_production07

    For more visit

    https://www.byronrodgersmotivation.com/
    http://www.protectornation.com
    https://www.bravoresearchgroup.com
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    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
176 Ratings

176 Ratings

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Results of this podcast

If it wasn’t for this podcast, l wouldn’t be in the game today. Hearing the encouragement: “there’s a place for everyone” and following the suggestions, I made the move into the EP game.
Michael Bautista
Director of Security Operations and Training
Executive Protection Solutions Phoenix,AZ

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I don’t miss an episode

Byron brings on a variety of guests and discusses topics that pertain to the EP world and beyond.

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