Category: Blog

July 1, 2021

What Would it Take to Enable Real Systemic Change and Learn From Catastrophes?

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
Construction workers in discussion

Construction Safety: Senior Construction Leader, Tom Peterson Shares Why Holistic Safety is Important to Him, His Own Safety Leadership Journey, and Leadership Practices Enabling a Psychologically Safe Environment

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

Psychological Safety: How Can Leaders Create a Psychologically Safe Workplace Culture to Support Health and Safety Performance?

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
Gilbane Cares

Construction Safety Week: Moving Beyond Traditional Safety to Holistic Safety Including Physical and Psychological Wellbeing

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.
December 15, 2020
JMJ Leadership Skills

How Do You as a Leader Generate and Elevate Real Conversations Faster, in a Safe Space and More Creatively within an Organization?

Leaders need high-quality, intentional, honest conversations that open up new possibilities and inspire others to act. However, many leaders struggle to generate high-quality conversations. In this Podcast series “What Does Poetry Have to do With Leadership?”, we provide leaders with a new creative leadership tool as well as leadership development skills and leadership distinctions to enable critical conversations faster within their teams and organization.