I am not the safety police and I don’t spend my life spoiling people’s fun. I hate preaching at people. It is difficult and awkward when we have safety conversations with people that we don’t know or are not in relationship with, yet because we care about people, we should never feel the pressure to shut up, ignore what we have seen and just walk away.
Read on to find out how I intervened to take family out of danger.
We often get asked why we aren’t on Britain’s Got Talent and the answer is that we could have been but have actually turned them down – not once but 4 times. Find out why.
In 1989 BT introduced ‘Beattie” to the UK public using the talented comedienne Maureen Lipman. The catch phrase for her matriarchal character was ‘It’s good to talk’.
This approach remains a key tool that leaders can use to assess whether their safety culture is improving or not. Go out to where your people are working and ask them, talk with them. And if you genuinely care about what they think, they will tell you!
Great to see a double act win America’s Got Talent – especially as it was a Brit!
Double acts have fascinated audiences for years, think – Laurel & Hardy, Morecambe & Wise, Penn & Teller, Simon & Garfunkel, Torvill & Dean, Tom & Jerry ( or maybe you prefer Ben & Jerry!)…there are many more to choose from.