“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience in trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”

Apr 24, 2020 | Friday Quotes

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience in trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”
– Helen Keller

While a pandemic is hardly the trial and suffering in mind, there is wisdom and strength to be gained from such events as long as the lessons are applied. Resilience comes from part planning and part flexibility: it’s thinking outside the box that leads to reduced risk and success. Preserving human resources is what allows us to live standing.
#betterbusinessthroughsafety, #borettiinc

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