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New Year’s Goal Setting?

  I have never been a big new year’s resolution person, but I do like to use the end of the year as an opportunity to reflect and do three things: Be grateful for what I have. Be grateful for what I have. Recognize and feel good about my accomplishments, however small. Adjust my goals,Continue reading “New Year’s Goal Setting?”

The ABC Rule, Allies Build Careers… and they help you get things done

I hear it often from safety managers. “I’m a team of one and I barely have enough time to put out the daily fires much less do anything proactive.” Does this sound familiar? If so, then the ABC Rule may be for you. I learned the ABC Rule from my first Safety Director at DeltaContinue reading “The ABC Rule, Allies Build Careers… and they help you get things done”

My 8 Gallon Pin, How the American Red Cross Keeps Me Engaged

I’ve been giving blood through the American Red Cross for a long time. I’m in pretty good health and feel fortunate that I am able to give. The cool thing is that the Red Cross doesn’t take me for granted. They engage me in a way that shows appreciation for my efforts and my contributionContinue reading “My 8 Gallon Pin, How the American Red Cross Keeps Me Engaged”

“Safety is Boring”

Is safety boring or dry? No doubt, safety can be a tough sell. There are many reasons employees including senior leaders view safety as boring or dry, but often the problem is how we as safety professionals, operations managers, and supervisors talk about safety. Even the words we use, think audit, inspection, investigation, and violation,Continue reading ““Safety is Boring””

Humility is a Leadership Characteristic

The most successful leaders have a humble view of themselves. They recognize their own strengths and weaknesses. They listen carefully because they understand they have something to learn (and sometimes relearn) from everyone and every situation big and small. “It is through great loss and sometimes even great tragedy that teams and businesses have theContinue reading “Humility is a Leadership Characteristic”

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