If you want to create more enjoyable working relationships with colleagues, convince senior executives to give you additional safety resources and learn to skillfully handle difficult situations with people in all aspects of your life, you won’t want to miss Richard Hawk’s keynote address at the 2013 iP Utility Safety Conference & Expo. Through the concept of You Power!, Hawk will help you uncover how to harness and spread your personal energy throughout your company to improve safety performance and make good things happen. You’ll discover why awareness, demeanor and persistence determine your success with other people, and specific ways to practice these skills without making changes to your schedule; a single habit that always boosts your energy when you’re feeling exhausted; techniques to increase confidence and decrease anxiety; how to use stories to make convincing arguments; and ways to make a lasting impression on employees so they want to work safely.
Hawk is a safety professional, speaker and trainer who draws on his theater and music background to deliver empowering, impactful presentations. His experiences as a lineman, safety leader and successful business owner allow him to relate to people at all levels. Hawk holds numerous safety and technical certifications, has been a featured speaker at conventions around the world, and regularly works with leaders in the energy, construction, government and transportation industries.
Richard Hawk, Safety Consultant, MakeSafetyFun.com