Zero Discourse and Perfectionism Talking perfection to fallible people is not just silly, it is also dangerous (http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180219-toxic-perfectionism-is-on-the-rise). How … [Read more...] about Zero Discourse and Perfectionism
Bulletproof and Perfect in Safety One of the messages of Christmas in the Western world is that of vulnerability. The story of Christmas and the many things that contradict the narratives of … [Read more...] about Bulletproof and Perfect in Safety
What Can Safety Learn from Barbie We learn today that after many years Barbie is getting a ‘make over’. The iconic doll of the ‘perfect’ female form is about to become ordinary, diverse and not … [Read more...] about What Can Safety Learn from Barbie
A sequel to: I’m just not that into safety anymore Our most popular article this year! Why do you think that is? Rob's courage and honesty has certainly touched some nerves! I’m just not that into … [Read more...] about I’m Still Not That Into Safety
In Praise of In-Between Thinking in Risk and Safety As much as Kahneman’s book Thinking Fast and Slow is helpful, it also sustains the idea that the human mind operates in a binary paradigm. As much … [Read more...] about In Praise of In-Between Thinking in Risk and Safety
Dr Rob Long’s recent article Forecasting Safety resulted in some great debate both here and on other forums. In this article Gabrielle discusses the language of zero and how it may have the exact … [Read more...] about The Zero Hero is Here to Save The Day!
Perfectionism in Safety and the Denial of Humanity Article by Dr Rob Long from www.humandymensions.com in response to Safety Under Construction What a bizarre claim that someone can guarantee no … [Read more...] about Perfectionism in Safety and the Denial of Humanity
Risk, Safety and the Armstrong Factor Guest post by Dr Robert Long - see all of his recent articles HERE We witnessed this week the ‘fall from grace’ of Lance Armstrong. We have recently witnessed … [Read more...] about Risk Safety and the Armstrong Factor