2nd September 2021, Press Release
Paradigm receives the Stevie Silver Awards
20th August 2021, Press Release
Paradigm Human Performance Ltd has beaten off stiff competition to become a finalist in the Exporter of the Year Award category in the Lloyds Bank Business Excellence Awards 2021.
19th August 2021, Press Release
Paradigm Human Performance Ltd has been shortlisted from a long list of nominations, for the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2021.
Two powerhouses in the fields of Human Performance Improvement and Human and Organisational Performance join to form a strategic business partnership to create healthier, safer, more respectful workplaces across the world.
‘One mistake and you are dead’ – isn’t how accidents normally happen
This phrase is often used to get people to pay attention to the hazards they face while undertaking a dive, especially a rebreather dive.
Give a man a fish
I recently had a conversation with a safety professional who was looking for some advice.
We must improve our understanding of the role behavior plays in safety performance improvement #5
Insight: We must improve our understanding of the role behaviour plays in safety performance improvement.
Leadership stimulates safety improvement, culture sustains performance, for better or worse #4
Insight: Leadership stimulates growth and safety improvement, culture sustains it.
Safety decision making is built on understanding core safety concepts #3
Insight: Safety decision making is built on understanding core safety concepts.
Safety leadership starts with attention to fatality & serious injury (SIF) prevention #2
A review of injury and illness data shows that Total Recordable Injuries have been trending downward for the past several years, unfortunately, fatalities are staying the same or in some industries rising.
Leadership sets safety improvement in motion #1
Most executives want to achieve safety excellence; however, they are not sure how to get there.
Outcomes are so sexy and attractive
In the mid-1980s, there was a flight safety film produced which showed a Royal Air Force pilot walking out to his single-seat Jaguar fighter aircraft for a training sortie.
Be mindful of the shadow you cast
Anyone who has attended one of my talks or training courses will know that courageous leadership is something I feel very passionate about.
What is Human and Organisational Performance Improvement About
Human Performance is a well-established performance improvement method which has been used in high hazard industries such as Aviation, Nuclear Power Generation and Space Exploration for many years to try to manage the issue of 'Human Error'.
The Map is not the Territory
I had planned the route the night before using the Ordnance Survey website and 1:50k maps. I knew roughly where I was going - through the forests west of Lochgilphead, on the West coast of Scotland. The problem with mountain biking through forests is that it is difficult, almost impossible in fact, to navigate while riding, without regular stops.
CRJ Series 5 - Introducing the WITH model
Welcome to the fifth blog in our Human Performance series for Crisis Response Journal and thank you for the feedback to the 4th blog in this series (if you have missed my previous blogs, you can catch up here: https://www.crisis-response.com/comment/blog.php). In this blog I am going to introduce you to the "WITH" Model (sometimes referred to as "TWIN").
If it smells like bullshit it probably is
I have been reading with interest the spate of recent posts, articles and comments on behaviour based safety vs safety differently, Safety 1 and 2, Dekker vs Heinrich, etc.. Which one is correct? Which one is best? Is there actually any difference between the two? Who are the good guys and who are the bad guys? New view vs old view? Bad apples vs crazy bananas? etc. etc.
From the very first day my parents set up their business, Paradigm Human Performance, they were determined that they wanted to somehow make a global contribution.
CRJ Series 4 - Understanding the Performance Modes
Previous blogs mentioned a study by the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO), which discovered that humans, on average, make five errors every hour. Just take a second to picture what that might look like in your organisation - every person making an average of five errors every hour...
CRJ Series 3 - The Principles of Human Performance
As promised in this article we will be discovering the Principles of Human Performance.