Author: Mike Goddu

May 16, 2019

Safety Compliance and Engagement

What’s the difference between safety compliance and safety engagement? This podcast explores safety as a way of life.
February 20, 2019

Safety Leadership isn’t what you know; it’s what you make happen.

Too many managers, especially those working in safety complain of being trapped in meeting rooms or behind a desk. When faced with real-world concerns, they communicate policy, statistics and too often, “corporate-speak”, but don’t provide on-the-ground leadership to make change happen.
May 1, 2018

Anarchist? Leader! You Decide.

Autonomy, mastery and purpose – are these the keys to motivate people to improve safety and operational performance? Mike Goddu reviews Sidney Dekker’s new book and his safe to fail approach, and reflects on how JMJ’s approach and others cause a positive process of change in safety.
January 19, 2018

Can Wearables Boost Safety?

Technological wearables are on the horizon in fast-paced world, but JMJ ascribes to the tried and true IIF approach to address safety. We combine the traditional focus on the processes, practices and individual behaviors used to improve safety with an exploration into how people think about, feel about and relate to safety. Not only does the IIF approach lead to a safer workplace, it leads to a healthier, more productive workforce with stronger relationships up and down the organization.
January 13, 2018

Teen’s preventable death ‘shamed’ Shercom Industries into making safety fixes, says judge

JMJ is guided by the value of caring and respecting people, as every human being has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. As an agent of change, we transform companies whether their employees are in the boardroom or on a construction site, making safety paramount.