Friday QuotesAn archive of the Boretti, Inc. Friday Quotes
Stagnation, whether it be in the economy or in an organizational process, is the enemy of business. Safety, like business, must align and adapt.
Questions as to where safety fits within the organization challenge safety professionals on a regular basis.
You can’t fix something if you don’t know the problem, and this is where your strengths shine. Safety professionals know this and bring an invested strength to the organization so it can thrive.
“If you are operating under the same policies and systems as you were before COVID-19, you are missing the window of opportunity.”
Change: sometimes it’s planned and sometimes it’s presented. Regardless, it is the one constant for business and safety.
In safety, professionals frequently feel isolated and alone in their stance regarding the preservation of assets in the face of risk. But leadership isn’t about pushing…
The convergence of safety and business appears to be an expected challenge.
“The day you are not solving problems or are not up to your butt in problems is probably a day you are no longer leading.”
Safety leadership is crucial: create, align and inspire the vision, and resolve the challenges that are sure to endure.
Jennifer McNelly, CAE, the Chief Executive Officer for the American Society of Safety Professionals, chats with us about how the pandemic has pushed safety to the forefront.
“The individuals that I represent and our membership, the heartbeat of the Society, are the ones that wake up every single day and worry about sending everybody home…. Everyone has a story of a journey into safety.”
Many safety professionals struggle with executives and decision-makers in their organizations. But not all executives view safety in a negative light: in fact, most view safety to be very important.
“All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.”
Solving problems that challenge the effectiveness of systems and solutions are daily occurrences for business and safety processes alike.
Sometimes opportunities appear that can have a profound impact on safety and safety performance.
While the foundational concepts and approach to safety are sound, it’s the subtleties of each organization’s success that makes the difference.