This is Part 1 of a 3-part series where we uncover 5 principles of boardroom culture and how they can shape a culture of safety in your organisation and make you a more confident leader of safe & healthy work from the boardroom.
The old adage, “common sense is not that common”, is well and true, but I want to remove it from your vocabulary all together. In its place, I ask you to think about how you might be influencing workplace behaviour by what you demonstrate to others is a priority to you. In this video I’ll give you 3 questions you can ask yourself to assist in this process.
When it comes to health and safety reporting there is no blanket template. All businesses have different needs, and you want to make sure to be monitoring what matters to your business. The key to your reporting should be to give you confidence that you’re controlling risk and highlight how health & safety activities are creating value in your organisation. Today I break down the purpose of lead and lag health & safety performance indicators, and how each of them should be used in your reporting.
This week I’m using Stephen Covey’s strategy ‘Think Win/Win’, to show you how you can have greater influence over others without relying on your job title or your role in the organisation.
Technically, a director joining a board today will not be responsible for decisions made prior to their joining. However, problems may arise in the future as a result of those earlier decisions. There are plenty of tools out there to assist Directors in conducting their due diligence before joining a board, but very little on what to look for in terms of workplace health & safety. So, when you are actively seeking to join a board of directors or you have been approached to join a board, there are a few things I suggest you should consider.