Entries by Gabrielle Carlton

What in the (Risk & Safety) World is Imagination?

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“On a day like today, when there are very little clouds in the sky, and the grass is long, don’t you think it would be a great day for some handstands in that long, long grass? Well, Jimmy did.” (Toby CVB, 9 years old) Children don’t lose sight of the ability to imagine possibilities. This […]

We are in Control and Other Such Delusions!

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It was sad to hear about the death of the genius man, Robin Williams. It was even sadder to hear the reason why. This is a man many of us have followed, watched, laughed with, cried with and grown up with. For some it hit hard. It was very unexpected! How do we manage the […]

Ethical Leadership is the Essence of Safety Leadership

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Sometime in my past I worked in an executive role along side the CEO. I was his ‘right-hand-man’ because he wanted ‘safety’ and compliance at his fingertips at all times. This lead me to believe his motivation was of good moral standing. I then witnessed how he gained ‘power’ in an executive team meeting: swearing, […]