J. A. Rodriguez

J.A. Rodriguez Jr., CSP , CEO of Make My Day Strategies LLC

J.A. Rodriguez Jr., CSP, is the CEO of Make My Day Strategies LLC and a global Fortune 100 senior manager. Rodriguez was honored to be selected by EHS Today as one of "The 50 People Who Most Influenced EHS in 2012-2013" and "2014 - 2015.” He also is an empowering and international keynote speaker, entrepreneur, a patented inventor, an engineer, a certified safety professional, a credentialed instructor for the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a board member of the national Voluntary Protection Program Participants’ Association, author of the book "Not Intuitively Obvious – Transition to the Professional Work Environment" and co-editor of the American Society of Safety Engineers’ book “Consultants Business Development Guide.” Dare to think differently.

Posts by J. A. Rodriguez

Distracted Driving: A Decision of This Against the Choice of That for The Chance

in EHS OutLoud Blog Jun 05, 2017
We often assign names, titles to actions that are otherwise nothing more than risk-based decisions. Distracted driving unfortunately is one of them....

Hand on This, Mind on That

Work is progressing as usual. There is a very busy work day ahead with at least one hundred things to do before it ends. The time is 0600, then 1600......

Leadership: No Leaks, A Complete Sockeroo

A recent trip to my local home improvement store reminded me of the value attained when organizations utilize professionals skilled in their trade to......

Safety Leadership and Accountability in the Supply Chain

Too many employees are needlessly dying merely because they reported to work. The numbers are staggering....

Consequential Leadership: The Key to a Safe Landing

Much is written about the different styles of leadership and which is the best for a particular situation. I could not help but notice one of the......

Leadership Effectiveness Through a Pane of Glass and Ten Seconds of Time

Leadership is a derivative commodity reflected by organizational behaviors and actions. We see it materialize within safety management system and......

Leadership, One Brushstroke at a Time

In business, it is not the hours you work that determine your success, it is the relationships and the positive realization of the commitments you......

Taking Organizational Excellence Toward the Point of Inevitable Failure

A new budget challenge from the boss: “Drop another 10 percent over last year’s performance. Make it happen.” This scenario is......

Leadership: Preventing Opportunity Blindness

"This is due. That is soon to be late. There is too much work and not enough resources," a manager listens to her employee declare. The......

A Lesson in Leadership – One Snow Shovelful at a Time

Winter Storm Jonas left its fingerprints across the crinkled pages of the East Coast history book as one of the most prolific snow-producing weather......