Author: Rick Bair

May 8, 2019

6 Questions to Manage the Unthinkable

On March 24th, a luxury cruise ship carrying 1,400 passengers and crew arrived back into port in Tromso, Norway. It had returned from the brink of an unthinkable disaster. All four engines failed amidst high winds and rough seas. The ship floundered and was dangerously close of running aground.
December 18, 2018
Distractions: Our Biggest Obstacle

Distractions: Our Biggest Obstacle to Safety Culture

On the golf course yesterday, I gave some thought to what may be the single biggest obstacle with our work at JMJ, and even more so for our clients taking on our work.
May 28, 2013
Transforming Leaders, Transforming Organizations: An Interview with JMJ Senior Partner Rick Bair

Transforming Leaders, Transforming Organizations: An Interview with JMJ Senior Partner Rick Bair

In my last conversation with JMJ Senior Partner Rick Bair, he talked a bit about the creation and evolution of JMJ’s Incident and Injury-Free® (IIF®) safety approach. This time, he shared some stories that he felt reflected the kinds of transformations–both individually and organizationally–that can occur as a result of the IIF approach.
April 24, 2013
Building a Culture of Safety: An Interview with JMJ Senior Partner Rick Bair

Creating a Culture of Safety: An Interview with JMJ Senior Partner Rick Bair

As editor of the blog at a company devoted to helping companies achieve incredible things, I have the privilege of talking to individuals who, themselves, have achieved the extraordinary.