Mentoring Soft-Skills: Time Management and Prioritization: The Bullet Journal

One of my talents that have helped me in the role of various safety leadership positions is the ability to prioritize and execute plans. I may not be able to make a good-looking poster. I may not be able to fix or repair things around the house. I may not be able to create aContinue reading “Mentoring Soft-Skills: Time Management and Prioritization: The Bullet Journal”

Mentorship Part 6: Soft Skills: Elevator Speech

To be honest, Industrial and Organizational Psychology was an odd direction for a safety person. I/O Psychologists are more of leadership coaches or Human Resources people. It was early in my career when I realized that the technical aspects of safety do not change easily or often. The more I worked in the field ofContinue reading “Mentorship Part 6: Soft Skills: Elevator Speech”

Safety Mentorship 4: Make a Plan

Do you have a career plan? Do those that you supervise or mentor have one? One of the most interesting and value-oriented exercises that can be performed is to make a career plan. Sure, it can change at any time. A career plan is not at all static. It is a living, dynamic document thatContinue reading “Safety Mentorship 4: Make a Plan”

Safety Mentorship 3 – Making Time

Hi! I am Mark, and I am a firm believer in standard work. So many times I hear others say that their work is just too unexpected and random to have anything standard about it. They are convinced that they should not be limited by standardization. The work of a safety person is variable andContinue reading “Safety Mentorship 3 – Making Time”