Tag Archives: creative safety

Laughed ’till my head fell off

file0001195347088When you think about it, safety is a serious business.  Whether it is about preventing injuries or supporting successful outcomes, no matter how you look at it, no one wants people to get hurt.  But I wonder.  Does the serious nature of safety stifle our creativity?  If you have a bit of fun with safety do people think that you aren’t taking it seriously? Following on from their 2009 safety briefing Nothing to Hide, last year Air New Zealand launched its onboard … Continue Reading ››

What happened to creativity?

file7491250647364The other day I was fortunate to come across a quote by Sir Ken Robinson. "If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original". Even better, there was a link to his talk Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity. His contention is that creativity is now as important in education of children as literacy and that it should be treated with the same status. Listening to his talk I was struck by how … Continue Reading ››

Safety is in the making

Are you easily bored?Creative material Are you willing to take risks? Don’t like rules? Do you ask “what if”? Do you make lots of mistakes? Do you collaborate? Are you generous? Are you independent? Do you experiment? Do you motivate yourself? Do you work hard? Are you passionate about safety? Okay, I changed the last one.  The above list has been adapted from the 12 Most Striking Tendencies of Creative People compiled by Kim Phillips.  But I think that it should be a list of the 12 Most … Continue Reading ››