Articles and Blogs

Articles and Blogs

Is there a better model for safety, for success, and for continual improvement? We think so. Here, we’ll share some of the insights we’ve gathered over the last 30+ years on how to best serve the needs of your people, your shareholders, and your clients.

Articles and Blogs


February 27, 2019
A few years ago, my organization hired a leader with great industry experience. Tom (not his real name) was bright, professional, and had great insight into some of our most important operational challenges. During the early onboarding process, several of us noticed Tom’s frequent “been there, done that” responses and we began to get concerned.
February 20, 2019
Too many managers, especially those working in safety complain of being trapped in meeting rooms or behind a desk. When faced with real-world concerns, they communicate policy, statistics and too often, “corporate-speak”, but don’t provide on-the-ground leadership to make change happen.
February 12, 2019
It’s been quite a week. If you’re like I am, you have re-committed yourself to “no one getting hurt on your watch.” So, the big question is, “How do we sustain this feeling of shared ownership and commitment for safety performance?”
February 7, 2019
One of my most useful ‘learnings’ of late comes from the book, Reinventing Organization (2104) by Fred LaLoux. The learning is this: to be an effective leader in a successful organization, you must pay attention to 3 energy fields.
January 8, 2019
What is considered ‘just part of the job’ and what is considered the work of specialists? This is an issue we hear our clients wrestling with over and over again, including how to operate powerfully in this arena. There are many areas that fit this problem and we are going to look at a one which shows up consistently in Construction – housekeeping.