Articles, Blogs and Poetry

Is there a better model for safety, for success, and for continual improvement? We think so. Here, we’ll share some of the insights we’ve gathered over the last 30+ years on how to best serve the needs of your people, your shareholders, and your clients.

Articles, Blogs and Poetry


July 1, 2021
JMJ Associates Jeff Williams, CEO and Master Consultant, Gill Kernick discuss how Gill’s experience writing her Book Catastrophe and Systemic Change: Learning from the Grenfell Tower Fire and Other Disasters has impacted her professionally as she works with clients in high-risk industries and what her hope for the future is.
May 17, 2021
As the eighth Construction Safety Week has come to an end, it is always good to remind ourselves that every day is a safety day. It was a great week to raise awareness of the construction industry’s collective commitment to workplace safety and eliminating injuries. The week was also a fantastic opportunity to reflect on our own leadership journey, share and encourage others to raise critical conversations, and celebrate teams and individuals for their commitment and leading the way forward.
May 7, 2021
Four key psychological safety practices for leaders to create a safe environment where people take interpersonal risk and speak up. Mark Britton, JMJ partner, and Kelli Bettenhausen, JMJ Senior Consultant, discuss the topic of psychological safety. Mark shares why he became interested in this subject, and what he has learnt from his research. He goes on to explain how his findings led him to identify 10 leadership capabilities and best practices leaders need to develop and display to make people […]
May 6, 2021
Putting physical and psychological wellbeing at the forefront to keep construction workers safe. Greg Savage, JMJ Managing Consultant, and Rebecca Severson, Corporate Director of Safety at Gilbane Building Company, talk about the evolution of Construction Safety Week. They discuss the importance of this year’s theme, ‘holistic safety’, and explain why placing physical and mental health at the forefront is critical to keeping construction workers safe.
May 5, 2021
Recognizing the organization’s overall safety begins with each person’s priority for their physical well-being.