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

May 11, 2017

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....More
Jan 06, 2017

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....More
Dec 16, 2016

Safety Leadership and Accountability in the Supply Chain

Too many employees are needlessly dying merely because they reported to work. The numbers are staggering....More
Nov 08, 2016

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....More
Oct 20, 2016

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....More
Aug 03, 2016

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....More
Jun 20, 2016

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....More
May 09, 2016

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....More
Jan 29, 2016

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....More
Dec 22, 2015

Let It Snow – Curious Lessons in Change Leadership

Great leaders possess a keen situational awareness and prepare their organizations for major challenges before they occur, before anyone notices....More

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