“I can replace the products, equipment and buildings of our company, but I can’t replace the people who built this business…”

Aug 2, 2019 | Friday Quotes

“I can replace the products, equipment and buildings of our company, but I can’t replace the people who built this business if they are seriously hurt or die (in a major emergency event)”
– David Sun, Kingston Technology Company

Rarely do executives / owners of companies understand the true resource humans bring to the success of their organizations … or do they? Safety success is knowing that an executive can make a statement such as this to their Board, Vice-Presidents, Senior and Middle managers without prodding or provocation from the safety professional.

 

 

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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.

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