Bob McCall

President, Inspire High Performance, LLC

Bob McCall is president of Inspire High Performance, LLC, where he assists companies and organizations in building a culture of high performance, thus preventing injuries, saving lives, recognizing errors, and improving processes. Bob attended Tuskegee University and majored in Building Construction Technology. He worked ten years with Bechtel Power Corporations in construction, maintenance, and operations of nuclear power plants, eight years for Alliant Entergy in Iowa at the Duane Arnold Energy Center.  Bob became the first African American Plant Manager when he was hired by Progress Energy to serve the Lee Plant in Goldsboro, NC; one year later he was promoted to General Manager for the Eastern Region Fossil Generation Department.  In that role he was responsible for five plants, traveling maintenance, engineering and project management. Bob had the opportunity to leave Generation and support Progress Energy’s Transmission department as General Manager of Asset Management and in Distribution as the General Manager of the Southern Region, as well as the Vice President of the Eastern Region in Energy Delivery where he was responsible for 13 operation centers, serving 350,000 customers.  After 33 years in the industry, Bob retired from Duke Energy as General Manager of Fleet Services, where he was responsible for managing over 13,000 vehicles and mobile equipment value over $600 million dollars, operating in six states with 58 locations.


Zero Accidents & Injuries

Publication Date: September 2016

Could I have prevented this?

This is the dreaded thought that you as the leader of your company never want to have after an accident of any measure occurs among your team members. Despite common belief, accidents on the job are not inevitable. The chances of any work-related accidents occurring should, and can, be reduced to zero. And in this book, Bob McCall challenges you―the leader―to zero out accidents. Challenge the status quo, prevent accidents, and plan ahead. Having a positive, sustainable impact on safety starts with you.

In Zero Accidents and Injuries, you will learn how to:

• step up your leadership style to one that motivates
• lead well by setting clear expectations and developing a productive
culture
• hire team players who share your company’s vision for safety
• deter behaviors that destroy team performance

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