Category: Excellence & Sustainability

A story about Mountains – Part 5 – Total Respect Management

Part 5 – Total Respect Management Improve your results In the previous parts of ’a story about mountains’ you learned that a business or organisation can be compared to a mountain and how communication, management and leadership can improve life on your mountain. Today I want to take you with me to a mountain to

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A story about Mountains – Part 2 – Communication

Part 2 – Communication See also Part 1 A crucial element Management and leadership are perfectly complementary aspects of running companies and organisations and they are essential to good business. These aspects also have a crucial element in common, namely communication. Both management and leadership need appropriate and clear communication to share ideas, execute plans and

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A story about Mountains – Part 1

Part 1 – What does your mountain look like? Companies and mountains During a conversation, when subjects like the state and condition of companies, services or organisations pop up, I often compare this state and condition with the environment and the circumstances on and around a mountain. There are a lot of parallels that can be drawn between

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SAFETY & PERFORMANCE

Safety & performance are two sides of the same coin. Performance is about pursuing risk and achieving objectives, while safety is about eliminating the negative effects of uncertainty on those objectives and their achievement. What is performance without safety? Or, what is safety without performance? My answer is: Nothing! Performing safely is what every organisation should

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