Framing Folly and Fantasy in Safety Research by published in the Orthomolecular Psychiatry Journal shows that humans can be primed by colour. Advertisers and political strategists know that colours can ‘frame’ the way people receive a message. The choice of a red or blue tie is most important for a … [Read more...] about Framing Folly and Fantasy in Safety
People Skills Are Not Soft Skills When you know language matters you don’t to repeat the common discourse that ‘frames’ the Discourse that hides undisclosed assumptions and ideological agenda. I read an AIHS piece about a a so called ‘safety thought leader’ who referred to the skills of Listening, … [Read more...] about People Skills Are Not Soft Skills
If you want to understand culture then any foundational study of it cannot be undertaken through safety. Safety should not be the conduit for any study in culture. Framing a worldview of anything through a preoccupation with safety toxifies that worldview. The meaning and purpose in life and … [Read more...] about Culture Cannot be Framed Through Safety
One of the fascinating delusions of the safety industry is the myth of objectivity. There is none so, get used to it and work with it. This is why it’s important to educate people in critical thinking. Sorry to tell you, but every risk assessment design, form and checklist carries the bias of the … [Read more...] about There is No Objectivity, Deal With it!
Framing Your World In some of our education programs we focus on messaging. Messaging is what lies underneath language and what is embedded in discourse. Sometimes the way we ‘frame’ language and ‘prime’ our audience contradicts the very message we want to send. This is often not intentional but is … [Read more...] about Framing Your World