Equipment + Systems + People + safety circle

How to build a Positive Culture

SafetyCircle Culture, Leadership

Having worked with hundreds of workplace leaders who are facing the challenge of shifting the culture at work, we’ve seen the need to distil our thinking. We’ve developed a “rope” analogy to express how a number of ways and means come together into a strong unified whole to create a positive workplace culture. We assert that a positive Work Health and Safety culture can be built (perhaps ‘woven’). In the lead up to our SafetyCircle Positive Cultural Leadership Intensive next week at Melbourne Zoo, we thought we’d share something we’ve found powerful in building positive workplace cultures using the unique SafetyCircle technology. We also assert that this applies to the mental health and wellbeing of the workplace as much or more than the physical health and safety. At the centre of the SafetyCircle approach are three interwoven core strands E …

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The Diamond of Performance Management

SafetyCircle Culture, Leadership

Leaders at Zoos Victoria, TasRail and Cairns Regional Council are in action with SafetyCircle’s simple tool. The cultural transformation these leading Australian organisations were looking for included enabling leaders to performance manage their people more effectively; especially when there are breaches of Work Health and Safety policies, rules and procedures. In Human Resources departments across Australia, New Zealand and USA we keep hearing the same complaints. “The supervisors are hopeless at having the tough conversations that they need to have. They keep hand-balling them to us! And then they haven’t made any records of conversations they have had!” In too many organisations it’s the same: nag, nag, nag…then give up and why can’t we get rid of him/her! Working with Human Resources and senior leaders we had the SafetyCircle “Diamond” approved and rolled out through the 3 Day SafetyCircle Leadership …