Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Meanwhile Back at Work ...

Hi all:

Still working on getting some Seattle pics to show, but in the meantime, here's a snippet of what I do in my "real" job (this is what I was doing in Seattle) :


Expert Urges Safety Professionals to Take Radical 'LEAP'

By Heather Hunt

Steve Farber urged 2,000 safety professionals at the American Society of Safety Engineers' (ASSE) Professional Development Conference & Exposition last week to be "extreme" leaders. And by leaders, he wasn't just referring to managers. He said leaders exist at all levels in an organization. He said all leaders should pursue "OS!M" and take a radical "LEAP" when they get there.

Farber, president of Extreme Leadership Incorporated, described the OS!M as the moment in the bull ring when the applause dies down and the bull charges. At that point, the bullfighter is thinking "Oh, s***!" Farber insists that extreme leadership is this kind of scary, because leadership is about transformation and any change is frightening. But no personal growth--or workplace excellence--can occur without pursuing the OS!M and taking the LEAP forward anyway, he said. ...<<

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