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Sooner Safer Happier Advocate (SSHA)

Are you passionate about fostering positive change in the workplace?

 

Would you like join the Sooner Safer Happier Advocate Community

helping to enable organisations to achieve
better outcomes for all and a more

humane world of work? 


If so, you're in the right place.

Sooner Safer Happier Advocates 

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"It feels like you were a fly on the wall at my organization when you wrote Sooner Safer Happier."

"It feels like you were a fly on the wall at my organization when you wrote Sooner Safer Happier."

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"It's been a great relief to find a guide to everything I've come across in my own work. The patterns and antipatterns resonate very deeply."

"It's been a great relief to find a guide to everything I've come across in my own work. The patterns and antipatterns resonate very deeply."

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"Having worked on digital transformations for the past 10 years, I only wish I had had this book when I began. Thank you for sharing this with the world. You've been one of the best references I've read in the past few years, so I'd like to spread the word"

"Having worked on digital transformations for the past 10 years, I only wish I had had this book when I began. Thank you for sharing this with the world. You've been one of the best references I've read in the past few years, so I'd like to spread the word"

These words echo the sentiment shared by many who have encountered Sooner Safer Happier (SSH). They speak to the  impact SSH has had on individuals' professional journeys, offering practical guidance, validation, and a sense of community in navigating the complexities of modern work environments.


We believe in the power of collective wisdom and shared experiences to drive positive change in the world of work. That's why the Sooner Safer Happier Advocates (SSHA) exist.


Advocates are passionate individuals who are dedicated to spreading the message, values, and principles that underpin the Sooner Safer Happier movement to amplify a positive impact in the world. They exist to bridge the gap between theory and practice, bringing Better Value Sooner Safer Happier to life through their advocacy efforts.


Join the advocate community and advocate for better outcomes and a more humane world of work through the Sooner Safer Happier (SSH) movement.

What is an SSH Advocate?

​Sooner Safer Happier first and foremost is a movement dedicated to enabling better organisational outcomes and a more humane world of work.

A Sooner Safer Happier Advocate (SSHA) is an individual who brings together expertise in their field and strong awareness of Sooner Safer Happier (SSH).

As an SSHA, they actively champion these principles both internally within their organisation and externally to broader audiences as an employee or consultant. Their passion lies in disseminating awareness of the patterns and principles that underpin improved outcomes, through diverse channels such as online platforms, speaking engagements, authored articles, and social media.

Key Responsibilities and Roles of SSHAs:

At the heart of SSH Advocates is creating a more humane world of work with four core values: empathy, credibility, uniqueness, and community. Reflecting these values advocates are:

​Promoting Better Value Sooner Safer Happier (BVSSH):
SSHAs advocate for the adoption of practices and approaches that lead to Better Value Sooner Safer Happier outcomes. They openly support, suggest and encourage the integration of these principles into the fabric of organizational culture and operations.

Spreading Awareness:
SSHAs play a crucial role in spreading awareness of the patterns and principles associated with BVSSH. They utilize various mediums such as talks, articles, webinars, podcasts, and social media to reach diverse audiences and spark conversations around humane and effective work practices.

Driving Change: 
SSHAs are change agents. They collaborate with stakeholders across different levels to bring awareness of strategies that enhance better value sooner safer happier.

EMPATHY

We prioritize empathy in all interactions, nurturing a supportive and inclusive community and humane ways of working. 

We embody kindness, understanding, and compassion towards fellow advocates and individuals we engage with.

UNIQUENESS

We celebrate diversity of thought and embrace innovation and creativity. We do not apply a one-size-fits-all all to the work we do.
We recognize the value of different perspectives and approaches, promoting a culture of continuous learning and growth.

COMMUNITY

We foster a sense of belonging and camaraderie within the SSH advocate community.
We actively contribute to the collective knowledge and success of the community, sharing insights, experiences, and resources to support each other's growth.

CREDIBILITY

We uphold the highest standards of integrity, honesty, and professionalism.
We strive for excellence in all our endeavours, delivering quality outcomes that reflect positively on the SSH movemen

Benefits of Becoming a SSHA

By becoming a Sooner Safer Happier Advocate, you join a global community of change-makers committed to fostering better outcomes and a more humane world of work.

 

Together, we strive to empower organisations and individuals to achieve Better Value Sooner Safer Happier, one advocacy initiative at a time.

By actively engaging as Sooner Safer Happier Advocates (SSHAs), you become part of a supportive community that fosters personal growth while amplifying your impact.

 

Your advocacy efforts showcase your commitment to positive change, elevating your value within your organisation and industry.

Worldwide recognition of your expertise and commitment to advocating for Sooner Safer Happier patterns and principles

Opportunity to raise personal value within your organisation and industry.

Access to a supportive community of like-minded individuals to share learning, find expertise, tips, insights, articles, etc.

Access to guides, materials, and content curated specifically for SSHAs. 

Share your commitment to advocating for SSH principles and enhance your credibility with access to using SSHA logo on your profiles

Platform to share your insights on SSH principles, broader reach of the work you are doing

Discounts on Sooner Safer Happier Academy training courses

Celebration in the public domain. Celebrate your contribution to building a more humane world of work in the public domain and increase your visibility within the SSH community and beyond. 

What is involved in being a
SSH Advocate

As a Sooner Safer Happier Advocate (SSHA), your commitment to promoting SSH ideas and patterns is integral to fostering better outcomes and a more humane world of work. To ensure the continued growth and impact of the SSH community, we have outlined specific behaviours and expectations for SSHAs:

  1. Regular Promotion of SSH: Demonstrate consistent promotion of SSH values and patterns both online and in person through various mediums such as articles, talks, tools, graphics, podcasts, conference or meetup appearances, and other relevant content. Aim to produce at least 4 substantial pieces of content annually, with a preference for 6 or more. These pieces should showcase your engagement and advocacy for SSH principles over the preceding 12 months.

  2. Active Participation in Online Discussions: Contribute positively to online discussions on social media platforms, chatrooms, forums, and other relevant spaces. Focus on gently correcting any misconceptions about SSH and redirecting individuals to authoritative information on SSH principles when necessary. Engage in constructive dialogue to promote understanding and awareness.

  3. Completion of Sense-Check Survey: Complete a short online written 'sense-check' survey annually, which typically takes around 20-30 minutes to complete. This survey serves as a tool to check in on your understanding of SSH principles and your commitment to upholding SSH values.

  4. Adherence to SSHA Values & Code of Conduct: Agree to abide by the SSHA Values & Code of Conduct. These values and code of conduct serve as guidelines for maintaining professionalism, integrity, and accuracy within the SSH community.

Purpose of 12-Month Assessment:

The 12-month assessment process aims to uphold a high standard of professionalism and accuracy among SSH Advocates. By monitoring and evaluating your contributions and adherence to SSH principles, we ensure the ongoing integrity and effectiveness of the movement.

 

Your dedication to these behaviours not only strengthens the SSH community but also amplifies the impact of SSH principles in organisations worldwide. Thank you for your commitment to promoting Better Value Sooner Safer Happier outcomes and shaping a more humane world of work.

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Apply to be an advocate

Join the Advocate community if you wish to promote better outcomes and a more humane world of work through the Sooner Safer Happier (SSH) movement.

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