“Is Your Only Tool, A Hammer?”

Mar 23, 2018 | Friday Quotes

“If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.”

-Abraham Maslow

There are many things to complain about in the world, and for safety professionals we feel like we get more than our fair share. But complaining takes up energy that could be better spent resolving the issue. Complaints are ok as long as they include solutions: imagine where our safety processes would be if we put the energy to a positive result.

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Post by James Boretti, CEO/President of Boretti, Inc.

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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.

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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