Have you ever felt like you were drowning at work? I have, as I’m sure many others have as well. It was like every word I said hit a brick wall. I felt like my message consistently failed to resonate with its intended audience. The result was a very frustrated middle manager and a static safety culture.
After a few more years, and some extra “mileage” I discovered I was guilty of a pretty common generalization…I assumed that everyone had the same information, knowledge, and experience as myself – not only that, but I also assumed they would come to the same conclusions.
Thankfully, it’s now common knowledge that the richest safety cultures start at the top. You must begin with leaders to affect organizational change. So here are 4 tips to improve your safety culture.