Timothy A. Dimoff, CPP – Life Rage

What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it.

Life Rage. This book is a chilling examination of societal rage and safeguards against it. The book delves into the rages we are experiencing today in America and elsewhere including road rage, workplace rage, airline rage, school rage, and anti-government rage. It examines their causes and effects and offer solutions. It is an insightful, thought-provoking journey into human behavior.

Tell us something about yourself.

Timothy A. Dimoff, Founder and President of SACS Consulting & Investigative Services, Inc., is considered one of the nation’s leading authorities in high-risk workplace and human resource issues, security, vulnerability assessments, terrorism and crime. He is known as a speaker, trainer, investigator and author and has appeared on national radio and television shows including Dateline, NBC and CNN, and in major newspapers including The Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, The LA Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. Dimoff is a nationally recognized expert on violent behavior and criminal investigation and has provided crime commentary and profiling analysis on television and radio appearances including MSNBC, CNN, and Court TV. As a consultant to law enforcement and the media, Dimoff has been called upon to examine evidence from crime scenes and victim and witness reports to develop an offender profile.

Dimoff is also nationally recognized for his expertise in developing training programs for corporations, law enforcement, security agencies, and other organizations. His expertise includes high risk and security issues, human resource issues, corporate investigations, liability issues from hiring to firing, drugs and substance abuse, identity theft, law enforcement procedures, and victim justice.

Dimoff holds a B.S. in Sociology, with an emphasis in criminology, from Dennison University and is a registered national expert who is often called upon to testify throughout the United States. He is board certified by ASIS (American Society of Industrial Security) as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP™), a designation that indicates board certification in security management and is recognized worldwide as the highest recognition accorded a security practitioner. He serves on the board of directors of The Victim Assistance Program in Akron, Ohio.

What inspired you to write this book?

Through my many years as a law enforcement officer and involvements in the private security business I have been exposed to so much rage in all levels of life that I wanted to help reduce it. I wrote this book to help others understand what is happening, why it is happening and offer suggestions to keep people safe from these rages.

How did you choose the title?

One day I thought “life is FULL of rage on all levels and that became the title…”Life Rage”

What obstacles did you encounter in getting this book published? How did you overcome them?

The biggest obstacle was making the time to research and write the book. I just decided to take it one step at a time and not put a deadline on the book, but I did make I wrote some aspect of the book each month to keep it moving along. Also, not being a writer, I hired a professional writer to work with me.

How did you know you wanted to be a writer? How did you get started?

It wasn’t that I wanted to be a writer as much as a desire to help people that inspired me. One of the best ways to help is to write a book.

Did you learn anything from writing and publishing this book? What?

I learned that it takes a lot of patience. You need to run through many rough drafts of copy, structure, content and even book covers before you can finalize the book.

If you were doing it all over again, what would you do differently?

Nothing

What types of books do you like to read? Who are your favorite authors?

Books on self, spiritual, and business improvement.

Are you working on your next book? What can you tell us about it?

At this time I am just kicking around some ideas.

What is the best advice you could give other writers about writing or publishing?

Go into this with the understanding that it takes time and patience. Also, don’t do it expecting to make lots of money or become famous as that happens to only a very few authors.

Who is the perfect reader for your book?

Life Rage is perfect for business leaders who want to better understand workplace rage. It is also suitable for parents as it will help them understand bullying. And lastly, the general public will learn more about life’s rages and come away with a better understanding of how to keep safe.

Where can readers learn more about you and your book?

I have a website for the book www.liferage.com or they can go to my business website www.sacsconsulting.com. Both sites have more information on the book, on me and on staying safe. You can follow Tim Dimoff”s Info on Twitter: http://twitter.com/timothydimoff

Catch Tim Dimoff on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/sacsconsulting

Life Rage can be purchased through my websites www.liferage.com or www.sacsconsulting.com, at Amazon.com or any bookstore.