The feeling of risk is best captured in one word ‘if’ or even more so, ‘if-then’. Not knowing is foundational to the quest for learning and is essential for humility, developing understanding, empathy and love. All love is about a leap of faith into not knowing. This is why love is so seductive, … [Read more...] about If-Then and The Feeling of Risk
Yesterday we went to a memorial function for a friend whose daughter suicided, Sam was 36. These are always very troubling occasions with many tears and many more unanswered questions. We went to a local restaurant/bar which was a favourite for Sam and many friends came, the place was … [Read more...] about Unanswered Questions and Mental Health
One of the delusions of the STEM-only mindset is that everything must have a target, measurable goal or quantifiable number. It is the attraction of simple binary opposition (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binary_opposition) that gets seduced by this language and ideology. The silly question … [Read more...] about Love Doesn’t Set Targets
What would happen if Safety and Risk (as most people know it) took over Love and Marriage in the same way it's taken over our workplaces? NB: This was first published in August 2015 but has been revamped and republished by request - not much has changed! Read to the end to find out how to get a … [Read more...] about If Safety Took Over Love and Marriage!
All You Love is Need This is the title of the Tony Walter’s book on the challenges of materialism, which of course has an interesting reverse play on words from the Beatles classic hit ‘All You Need is Love’. Walter’s book highlights the nature of necessity, needs and wants, the key determinants of … [Read more...] about All You Love is Need
Dumb Ways to Love and Die Happy Bloody Valentines Day! – Latest sequel from Metro Rail – They missed Xmas but what are they going to do at Easter? Was that a dumb way to die as well? From ADWEEK: Fifteen months and 71 million YouTube views after its storied premiere, McCann Melbourne's "Dumb … [Read more...] about Dumb Ways to Love and Die
Risk Management Software If you've ever searched for a simple, cost effective software system to help you manage safety risk or enterprise risk management you may have done what I did - GIVEN UP! The is an absolute plethora (love that word) of options and systems out there, all promising to deliver … [Read more...] about Risk Management Software