Talking Risk

Humanising Workers Compensation – Conversation on the Couch with Rob and James In this 2 part video series, a couple of our authors, Rob Sams and James Ellis, have a chat about the dehumanizing discourse in the field of workers compensation and how it dis-empowers injured workers by removing their choices and hinders their ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Talking Risk Video–The Unconscious In Communication Another great conversation on the Couch between two of our authors Rob Sams and Max Geyer - this is such a great explanation of the interaction between our conscious and non conscious minds...great practical examples too thanks Max n Rob. The video starts with Max describing a recent social experiment ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Talking Risk Video–Anti-Fragility Dave Whitefield and James Ellis have a conversation on the couch around the concept of anti-fragility. They pose the question: “What is the opposite of fragile?” The answer is not what we would normally assume. The guys discuss the concept of exposure to stress and risk actually ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Measuring in Risk and Safety It has become fashionable for organisations to use positive or leading indicators as a way to ‘measure’ their risk and safety ‘performance’. Leaders in some organisations have proudly told us how they are ‘progressive’, ‘generative’ and ‘world class’ because they focus on leading indictors and ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Conversations on the Couch – The Perils of Planning Latest Video by Gab Carlton and Rob Sams. See the whole series HERE In risk and safety, and in life, we do a lot of planning. This can include things safety management plans, daily work plans and in life we are planning ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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'Conversations on the Couch' – Biases In this edition of 'Conversations on the Couch', Gab & Rob talk through how the various biases we all have. If we want to truly understand and deal with risk, we need to recognise that it is subjective and that our thinking about risk is biased in so many ways. We hope ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Talking Risk Videos–Thinking Groups

by Dave Collins
Talking Risk Videos–Thinking Groups In this next video from Gab and Rob's 'Conversations on the Couch' series, the guys talk about Thinking Groups. Rob talked about Thinking Groups in one of his blogs to give an understanding about what they are and what they are about. Here they expand on that a little more to give more ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Dealing with Incidents

by Rob Sams
Dealing with Incidents Most approaches to incident investigation focus on technique and process. This is important, gathering facts and compiling important information is critical. However, what most approaches don't consider the range of biases that come with being human. In particular, it is crucial to understand and be mindful of hindsight bias. ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Communicating and Consulting About Risk

by Dave Collins
Communicating and Consulting About Risk In this next video from Gab and Rob's 'Conversation on the Couch' series, the guys talk through a little known book that accompanies the Risk Management Standard. It's called Communicating and Consulting About Risk, HB327. You can get a copy here  The book provides some good guidance ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Gab and Rob–One Brain, Three Minds

by Rob Sams
Gab and Rob Talking Risk – One Brain, Three Minds In this video, we introduce a model developed by Dr Robert Long from Human Dymensions called One Brain, Three Minds. This model helps explain how we make decisions using both the conscious and non-conscious parts of our brain. This video is a little longer than usual ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Gab & Rob Talking Risk – Humble Inquiry

by Dave Collins
Gab & Rob Talking Risk - Humble Inquiry Gab & Rob are often asked to share more about how they go about things when supporting people and organisations to deal with risk. People ask for practical tips and ideas for how they can become better communicators in risk and safety. In this series of 'Gab & Rob ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Gab & Rob Talking Risk

by Dave Collins
Gab & Rob Talking Risk Two of our cool authors Gab Carlton from Resilyence and Rob Sams from Dolphyn have put their heads together and started their own series of short video blogs to go along with their regular articles. Gab & Rob are part of the gang who are doing the post graduate program in social ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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