Alone: sometimes it feels that way for safety professionals. But understanding business, aligning with performance metrics, and gaining advocates in the organization allows for the seeds of success to grow.
Success in any business is founded on the people within. Having the right people in the right place at the right time equates to unparalleled performance.
In part two of our session with Maribeth Anderson, MPA, CSP, Maribeth and James discuss leadership with and for safety, and her experiences as developing into a safety leader. Maribeth discusses how she learned from reflecting on situations to improve herself as a leader and shares takeaways of leadership which we can all use. Maribeth is a Global Safety Director and the first ASSP Council on Regional Affairs Vice President, and she has a great wealth of experience in safety leadership during crises.
Join James as he chats with Maribeth Anderson, MPA, CSP in a two-part series. In the first part, Maribeth and James discuss business continuity and the lessons she learned from 9/11 when she was the Safety Manager for O’Hare International Airport. Maribeth discusses how they responded on the fly, and how they pivoted for the future from the lessons learned that day. Maribeth is a Global Safety Director and the first ASSP Council on Regional Affairs Vice President, and she has a great wealth of experience in safety leadership during crises.
This week, Brad Giles, Past-President of ASSP, joins James discussing how to prevent the drain on talent for the safety profession. Brad presents a multiple approach to solving this problem including colleges and universities as well as workforce development. At the core of the issue is the need for safety professionals and what is driving it, which is no longer “because they are required.” Leadership is what is needed in safety professionals, which includes communication skills as well as being visionary. Enjoy this episode as it will help safety professionals know need and direction for their future.