Category Archives: Coaching

Be careful what you wish for

Steve Beswick shows how your innocent work targets translate into unsafe behaviour. Continue reading

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Do you nurture your observer team?

Our recent webinar on sustaining the culture change process (now available on You Tube, much to my chagrin) prompts me to consider the importance of nurturing the observer/coaching team that underpins the whole system. OK so you’ve set up a … Continue reading

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It’s not what you say (it’s the way that you say it!)

I’ve just returned from an interesting week in Austria delivering SUSA Engagement training to German and Turkish lead trainers at a multi-national oil company. Thanks to their English being far better than both my German and Turkish we spent the … Continue reading

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All is forgiven

This month concerns the confessional nature of SUSA discussions and touches on religion I’m afraid (but hopefully not to the point of provoking a lynch mob). I was raised as a Catholic but sadly I’m lapsed (I confess). Confession is … Continue reading

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Are culture based safety workshops still relevant?

So what do we mean by culture based safety? Let’s look at each word and what they mean. Culture: the shared values, beliefs and attitudes of a given group, which show themselves as behaviour. Based: the main principle or starting … Continue reading

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The troublesome joys of ageing

Getting old doesn’t bother me and it sure beats the alternative which has no appeal at all. This isn’t true of my beloved wife who loathes the ageing process with a passion and (successfully in my opinion) tries to stall … Continue reading

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Film 2011 with Steve Beswick

I’m pleased to announce that our new imaginatively entitled DVD Engagement Scenarios is out on general release. Surprisingly, the DVD comprises videos of… engagement scenarios. That is, conversational situations that SUSA coaches might come across and each one is handled … Continue reading

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