Category Archives: Leadership

High Flight Requires Risk

The passing of two of the great aviation masters in the last few weeks started me thinking about what forges great people like them.  The Aerospace Icons I am discussing here are Bob Hoover and John Glenn.  Both made incredible … Continue reading

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The Ace of Aces

I enjoy reading about people who have accomplished remarkable things.  The biographies of their lives are very interesting to me.  What were their childhoods like?  How did the events come together that led to their success.  What struggles did they … Continue reading

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The Beauty of the New Year

The sun rises on a new year.  I can see fifty years old from here…  I have learned many things in my life, some from the career within it.  Time stands still for no one. Meaningful to me here is General … Continue reading

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Leadership 101: Increase your Influence with Critical Questions

As a staff member on the organizational chart, many EHS Pros don’t ask critical questions of line staff at decisive moments.  This is a missed opportunity to be influential during key decision making processes. By not constructively challenging the status-quo … Continue reading

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What Does the EU Have for You?

Are you looking for some new perspectives on HSE processes and systems?  With those new perspectives come new ideas as well. Something to differentiate you and your organization from the pack.  Innovation is more than just a way to pad … Continue reading

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Is EHS Verging on Disruption?

If you’re in EHS Cop mode your job is about to be disrupted!  A convergence of technologies is occurring that will have a profound impact on the future of our workplaces as EHS professionals and employees.  Today I want to focus on three … Continue reading

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Evolving Fear into Function

A professional associate and close friend of mine recently earned the honor of speaking at TEDx Lausanne.  His topic was Evolving Fear into Function, which is a pretty provocative subject for a professional whose focus revolves around decreasing risk.  My friend’s name is Andrew … Continue reading

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