Catalysing People to be Safety Leaders: A Personal Journey from Feeling Like a Prisoner to Being a Champion of IIF. What Does it Take to Stay True to Your Courageous and Uncompromising Commitment to Safety?
Alan Palmer, Partner at JMJ Associates, recently spoke at the annual OilGasDenmark safety conference in Esbjerg, Denmark. In the first section of this talk, Alan explores some new ways of seeing key challenges the oil and gas industry faces today. He shares how a few key approaches and ways of thinking can be applied to engage with these challenges in new ways.
There is a great sense of fulfillment for the leadership when they realize they are influencing the culture (rather than at the influence of it) and they believe the results they desire are achievable. For many organizations, the relationship to their facilities’ turnarounds are, ‘let’s just get through this and try not to get anyone hurt.’
Whether in business or in our personal lives, when we make an investment, we want a good return. It is easy to know whether we’ve made a good investment–if we put in $100 and get $175 back, we’d most likely declare this a good Return on Investment (ROI).