“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

Dec 15, 2023 | Friday Quotes

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” — Thomas Edison

For some businesses, the option of “failing” in business brings trepidation. And the same is true for some safety professionals too. However, it is well known and documented that failure is how we learn and grow. The key is failing safely. Figure out what you can learn from and prosper.

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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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