“Change what you can, manage what you can’t.”

Jul 16, 2021 | Friday Quotes

“Change what you can, manage what you can’t.”
– Raymond McCauley
Safety professionals are unique in our view of organizations and have our “hands” in many functions. Sometimes opportunities appear that can have a profound impact on safety and safety performance. Rather than wait for these opportunities to show themselves, we should seek them. Planting seeds, watering, and nurturing growth leads to our shared desired results.

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I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.

Organizations, like people, are not infallible. To succeed requires diligence and, in some cases, grit. Safety integrated into the organization requires understanding the end user and how it will be used. Misses will happen: improve from each one.

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