Unique Presentations Defined

Because Jay's passionate presentations involve Coaching, Entertaining and Informing related to Risk Management and Safety Leadership, he calls them "Safety Chautauquas".

One definition of a Chautauqua is “an old time series of popular talks intended to edify and entertain, improve the mind and bring culture and enlightenment to the ears and mind of the hearer.”

Long before CNN, CNBC and Fox Network News, culture and class dictated the manner in which ideas were expressed and education was accomplished. As a process designed to bring culture and enlightenment to the masses, starting in Lake Chautauqua, New York in 1874, the Chautauqua concept was expanded to the equivalent of a traveling tent-show that used to move across America in the late 1800's and early 1900's.

"I help companies just like yours
achieve safe growth through
creative presentations on subjects
that impact the bottom line."

- Jay Johnston

The Chautauqua covers a wide range of topics through an inquiry into "what is best" to the creation of a philosophical
system capable of reconciling science, spirit and humanism.

When it comes to Risk Management and Safety Leadership,
Jay's presentations involve the creative sharing of ideas that transcend science, spirit and humanism in the ongoing quest for the audiences to visualize and achieve safe growth.

As human beings - we learn from stories.

In his classic book, "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance", author Robert M. Pirsig explores the meaning of life, relationships, science and accountability. The book is required reading in most MBA programs. During his sometimes-rambling explorations of thought and concepts of intellect, Persig refers to the stories as Chautauquas.

When it comes to Risk Management and Safety Leadership our goals are clear and the process demands effective communication. Messages must be sent, acknowledged, acted upon, documented, monitored and measured. The effort to achieve safe growth must be equal to the challenge. The results must be measured against known risks in ways that connect and make a difference.

Jay's Safety Presentations are designed to Edify, Entertain and Enlighten in ways that take safety concepts from the head to the heart and achieve spectacular safety communication results. Jay helps companies just like yours achieve safe growth through creative presentations on subjects that impact the bottom line.

With this explanation and understanding of definition and purpose, please read on about Jay's passionate safety presentations

 


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