“Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.”

May 20, 2022 | Friday Quotes

“Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.”

– William Durant

Success in any endeavor usually comes with failures upon which it is built. The key to success is not putting too much energy into the past; rather, spending energy in doing the things that make for success. In safety, just as in business, we can all spend more than enough time focusing on the errors we’ve made: putting energy there means not having energy to do what is achievable. Learn, align and engage your marketplace and you’ll achieve your success.

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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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