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Implementing an Incident and Injury-Free™ (IIF™) safety culture on a major capital project

Four golden opportunities provided by implementing Incident and Injury-Free safety into the Front-End Engineering Design phase of a major capital project.

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Five steps to achieving high performance on your major capital projects

Recommended steps to improve performance and meet success criteria on time and on budget.

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Ten ways safety leaders can create a more psychologically safe workplace

Mark Britton, Partner at JMJ explores the steps leadership can take to ensure people speak up about their safety concerns.

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Inclusion Part 3: Challenges and opportunities of leading virtually

This third blog on the topic of an inclusive safety culture looks at the guiding principles for becoming an inclusive leader in the virtual world.

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Inclusion part 2: Effective virtual communication in an inclusive culture

Practical advice for leaders navigating the challenges of inclusion and diversity in the virtual working world.

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Developing a safety and leadership culture in major capital projects

JMJ interviewed David Wilson, a leader in the energy industry about the impact a safe and productive culture has on workers' health and well-being.

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Inclusion part 1: Driving an inclusive culture in the virtual workplace

Being inclusive can be difficult under any circumstances, it’s even harder when people aren’t in the same room, can’t read each other’s body language, are stressed and may not be communicating and leading as well as usual.

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Four key takeaways for construction leaders to help shape the future of the industry

JMJ was honored to participate in Jacobs Engineering’s first Safety Symposium. Over 150 construction leaders from across the region participated in the session. This brief summary of the event includes our four key takeaways for construction industry leaders.

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Three essential elements to major capital project success

The ever-increasing complexity of today’s major capital projects requires a new era of project leaders. The complex, long term mega-project, requires leaders to focus on the desired outcome holistically.

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Key takeaways from The Oil Gas Denmark Task Force Safety Conference

International business leaders from a range of industries shared their perspectives on the causes, consequences and safety learnings from tragic events.

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10 proven steps to effective virtual communication

JMJ's golden rules to avoid the pitfalls and become a master of the art of online communication.

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What has the foundational power to change the construction industry?

What one word costs nothing yet in its absence can cost us everything, and has the foundational power to transform the construction industry?

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A conversation with Dana Davis, President of Teichert Materials a construction company

Michael Huvane, JMJ Master Consultant, and, Dana Davis, President of Teichert Materials, a US-based construction materials company explore the relationship between a strong culture of safety and operational effectiveness.

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It’s a new game

It's difficult to remain focused, positive and engaged when the rules are constantly changing but don't let disruption derail you.

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Keeping the water hot when the tap is on: How to be present in the here and now

JMJ practices what is known as a check-in at the start of a meeting. This is the act of inviting another to share and to clear what’s on their mind, so that they might be present for the discussion.

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Life of a leader during COVID-19

JMJ’s Master Consultant Gill Kernick asks Tamsin Lishman, Asset Director at Northumbrian Water Group (NWG) how they are adapting leadership practices to ensure the safety of their workers.

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Leading with attention

JMJ Managing Consultant Camille Ford shares how learning to overcome the many challenges of lockdown helped her become a better coach to her clients and a better mother/teacher to her kids.

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The parable of the virtual worker, the back-to-back meetings, and the mountain of incompletions

Shifting to the intentional creates space for surprise and productivity.

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COVID-19: More principles for successful remote work

Virtual working is the new normal and comes with a whole host of new challenges as we isolate and find ways to manage our lives.

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Covid-19: Five principles for managers leading remotely, and the first one is ‘there are no rules!’

These five principles provide a helpful game plan for you and your team to stay engaged and connected while working virtually.

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From interruption to disruption

As we become accustomed to new ways of operating in response to COVID-19, leaders must discover how to navigate this extended period of continuous disruption and rapid change.

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What Helmuth von Moltke the Elder taught me about being a parent and a leader during the Coronavirus pandemic

Camille Ford, JMJ Managing Consultant, shares some of her personal and professional lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Rather than social distancing, let’s call it physical distancing

How do we stay connected personally and professionally in a time of physical separation?

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Scaffold or gallows ?

Sustained high performance is achieved by whole-hearted engagement, commitment to improvement, and demonstrated encouragement, reinforcement and empowerment of our people and teams.

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We’ll cascade it down to the front line …

If your company initiatives don’t work, or only partially succeed, your leadership approach may need to be overhauled to include the people most affected by organizational change.

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Ten cardinal rules of safety for managers

Many organizations have established rules for worker safety but what about managers? What are the cardinal safety rules they follow and hold to?

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Plant Turn Around Management: Managing Turnarounds, Shutdowns, and Outage

Looking for help with your Turnaround? You’ll love this episode of JMJ’s Safety Talks. Frank Engli is a mechanical engineer by training with over 37 years of experience operating shutdowns, turnarounds, and outages. He is currently the Projects, Maintenance and Turnaround Manager at Shell Canada's Sarnia Manufacturing Center. In this engaging conversation with JMJ safety consultant Vikki Sanders, Frank discusses what he learned about safety leadership and the one piece of advice he would give someone who is managing a turnaround for the first time? Frank recalls successfully teaming up with JMJ to create a safety culture based on “crafting a caring and collaborative approach at the construction site.

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A tale of two projects

Two major capital projects with a lot in common and some very big differences.

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Daewoo E&C Achieves Project Success by Creating a Strong Safety Culture on a Major Infrastructure Project

Strong leadership and commitment enabled Daewoo Engineering and Construction to create a strong safety culture influencing project performance, quality and cost.