Category: writing

5 Rules of Workplace Safety Management

There are certain rules of human behavior that must be considered when developing a process of safety management. If you violate these rules, you will fail in your objective to develop a safer workplace. The rules themselves are simple, however, don’t be deceived because they have a great influence on human behavior. Repetition: To get…


Some Myths and Truths About Safety Management

I’d like to introduce a few truths and dispel some myths I’ve come to discover in my nearly two decades of working in the safety management arena. Some of these you will know of and agree with and some you won’t know and/or agree with. Either way, the article will have served the purpose of…


Safety Training Is About Behavior Change

I remember only too well my first visit to a warehouse for a job interview. The bustle of the forklift traffic was considerable. Drivers were busily unloading and loading pallets of product into the long lines of waiting semi-tractor trucks. Numerous other employees were pulling and pushing hand trucks full of boxed product. This was…


Remembering 9/11

Please observe a moment of silence


Productivity without work

The best way to appear productive without doing anything is to pass all your work off on others, while still maintaining oversight, so you can take the credit. Don’t just pass the work off to co-workers, that is a quick way to get noticed in your plan, instead go to websites where you can hire…


Out of Office Series: Calendar App: Business Calendar

As part of my Out of Office Series, I am searching for a great calendar app, one that can replace my trusty Dayplanner (yes, one of those). I often find myself out of the office, getting  calls and needing to coordinate schedules, or setting up a task for a later date, or about 1,000 other…


Productivity: Apps I use

So, I have talked about some of the apps I use, now it seems like time to talk about how I use them and how they help my productivity and time management. At first glance it may seem like I am using redundant apps, but each has different strengths and weaknesses, so I use them…


Out of Office series: Note App: Onenote

So my love of post-it notes is slowly being replaced by note apps on my phone, tablet, and computer; yet I still find myself whipping out my trusty post-its, or grabbing a note book for notes still. So onward my search continues. I went ahead an downloaded the Onenote app onto my phone and tablet,…


Out of Office Series: Note App: Evernote

So to continue along with my out of office series, I am reviewing Evernote. I downloaded this app to my phone and tablet, than downloaded it to my computer as a Chrome extension. Gave this a real try out. Needs/Expectations: Phone and tablet sync: This app quickly syncs across all platforms. The notes update as…


Out of Office Series: Note App: Google Keep

I am a self professed post-it junkie, my office is littered with them, so as I am transitioning over to using my tablet and phone more while out of the office, I am seeking an app to fill this void. I downloaded Google Keep to my phone and tablet, and gave it a test run….