You don't have to be Superman to be a great safety leader. But let's face it, some leaders bring out the best in people and others bring out the very worst. We need to make choices every day regarding the kind of leader we are going to be, especially for those who are following.
It’s easy to write people off by their appearance. Maybe it’s someone who doesn’t dress or speak like you. Maybe they have different interests than you, your co-workers, or your friends. Or as one of my business acquaintances often states, “they’re just special!”
For more than 15 years, there has been a growing body of knowledge regarding serious accidents and their precursors. Largely, precursors provide observable cues and manageable signals that something very bad might be about to happen.
Arguably, Fulton Walker of the Miami Dolphins had one of the finest special teams' performances in Super Bowl history. In 1983, Super Bowl XVII, Fulton had four kickoff returns for 190 yards and one touchdown. His touchdown of 98-yards was the first-ever kickoff to be returned for a touchdown in Super Bowl history. Fulton’s Super Bowl feat stood for nearly 15 years!