If you want to become an effective and respected safety leader, you're going to need to become exceptional with people. On this episode, the top 4 character and personality traits of respected safety leaders.
Good people skills have a lot to do with character and personality traits. Good people with great character are just good people-people. They are good with others and they tend to be able to get closer to their co-workers, get trust from them and are put in the enviable position of being a positive influencer of work and morale. So, if you want to become more effective with people, build your character and personality traits. The positive ones of course.
Here are four of the most critical personality traits to have to be able to make you more effective and respected in your supervisory and management duties in safety.
Kevin Burns is a management consultant, safety speaker and author of "PeopleWork: The Human Touch in Workplace Safety." He is an expert in how to engage people in safety and believes that the best place to work is always the safest place to work. Kevin helps organizations integrate caring for and valuing employees through their safety programs. http://www.kevburns.com/peoplework