No one can disagree on the goodwill and brand awareness that Lego has developed since its creation nearly 70 years ago. But what can this teach us about safety? Let’s explore some thoughts.
People often ask us “Do you still get nervous before a show?”
We have performed thousands of times in many different countries. Each event, venue and audience is different, so it’s an interesting question and one that we think about quite a bit.
Are your safety events inspiring people? The dictionary definition of ‘inspire’ is to fill someone with the urge or ability to do or feel something. And yet a common feeling during safety meetings is the desire to be out of the meeting! Read on to find out how to inspire your safety audience.
Libraries could be filled with books written about Leadership. My humble offering is simple; leadership is a behaviour not a position, nor just a topic for discussion or the subject of an away day. Sure, these things can help promote leadership but at the end of the (away) day it comes back to leaders behaving as leaders.
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!