Articles by Dr. John Kello

The power of positive spin

May 25, 2011
When folks are brought together around some common task or set of tasks, their earliest experiences “set the tone” for the team. When team members develop the positive attitude that they can succeed, they are more likely to do so.
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POSITIVE SAFETY CULTURES: The benefits of positive emotions

August 5, 2010
Researchers have discovered some very interesting things about the positive emotions and their value.
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POSITIVE SAFETY CULTURES: Can people really change?

June 3, 2010
Change, especially when it is major change, often does not come easily.
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POSITIVE SAFETY CULTURES: Toyota and our turbulent times

April 9, 2010
In the tragic Toyota situation, there are lessons for us all.
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POSITIVE SAFETY CULTURES: OK, we have a meeting with no boss

March 4, 2010
One of the defining activities of the assessment center methodology is the so-called “leaderless group discussion.”
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POSITIVE SAFETY CULTURES: "Ah, what are we here for?"

August 4, 2009
There’s not much you can do to make teams productive or fun without a sense of mission, roles and measures.
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POSITIVE SAFETY CULTURES: How to assess your culture

June 4, 2009
Increasingly, companies are conducting so-called “culture assessments” to get a handle on how their employees perceive the organizational commitment and approach to safety.
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POSITIVE SAFETY CULTURES: Welcome to hard times

April 7, 2009
As a safety pro, how are you affected by the current economic mess? What are the threats and what are the opportunities?
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POSITIVE SAFETY CULTURES: 70 hour work weeks...

February 5, 2009
Crafting a career as a successful safety consultant takes a lot of focused effort.
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POSITIVE SAFETY CULTURES: Wake me when it's over...

December 3, 2008
These seven steps will enable leaders of safety meetings to get the most out of their efforts.
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