Read the sequel to this article: I’m Still Not That Into Safety Our most popular article out of 3007! Why do you think that is? Rob's courage and honesty has certainly touched some nerves! I’m just not that into safety anymore I have spoken with a number of Managers over the past few months who have … [Read more...] about I’m just not that into safety anymore
Psychology of Persuasion: Top 5 influencing skills for getting what you want - with Mark Perrett The most successful coaches, consultants and leaders influence people using intrinsic motivation rather than pushing fear and threats of non-compliance. In this video, using the science and … [Read more...] about Psychology of Persuasion: Top 5 influencing skills for getting what you want
Safety Politics as Ideological Homogeneity One of the reasons you don’t hear much discussion about politics and ethics in the safety industry is due to naivety and unprofessional approaches to education. One cannot claim the word ‘professional’ unless one is prepared to acknowledge that all … [Read more...] about Safety Politics as Ideological Homogeneity
Keep Your Nose Out Of My Homelife By Phil La Duke and first published HERE For many people working in the safety field, safety is less a job than an obsession. For some safety is the zealous pursuit of safety in all circumstances—at work, at home, at play; everywhere. In this approach lies the … [Read more...] about Keep Your Nose Out Of My Homelife
What If I Valued People And Not Safety? When organisations say that their number one priority is safety, it can have some unexpected outcomes. Setting, and stating, organisational priorities and values is a wicked problem to begin with. Nothing is neutral and everything has meaning, so when … [Read more...] about What If I Valued People And Not Safety?
You know you've been 'on site' for weeks (years) when....... Really cool post by (Drewie) Dionne Drew - Client Relationship Manager. Senior Safety Coach. Leadership/Safety Performance Consultant. First published HERE on LinkedIn Change of pace for me here, keeping it light-hearted, though on re … [Read more...] about You know you’ve been ‘on site’ for weeks (years) when…….
Please Don’t Try to Fix Me - I’m Not a Machine My good friend Brian is a ‘tinkerer’, a very good one. If there’s work to be done on a machine Brian is your ‘go to man’. He can analyse, adjust, maintain or fix most things mechanical. For example, I recently bought a second hand lawnmower that wasn’t … [Read more...] about Please Don’t Try to Fix Me – I’m Not a Machine
The Village Effect There are many different approaches adopted by organisations to support people injured at work. These include consultant doctors, on-site Physiotherapy, free and confidential psychologists (EAP), ‘case-conferencing’ and specialized rehabilitation providers. All of which can be … [Read more...] about The Village Effect
I have always loved the saying that an Expert is just a “has been drip under pressure” (Ex Spurt). However, this insightful new article by Rob Sams takes it wonderfully more deeper than that. Enjoy: The Dangers of Being an Expert It can feel good to win and argument or be perceived as the most … [Read more...] about The Dangers of Being an Expert