“If the opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”

Apr 8, 2022 | Friday Quotes

“If the opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”
– Milton Berle
Business is about opportunities to succeed, and “invitations” for success usually start by reaching out to build a path or a bridge. Safety is the same way: safety professionals seek the opportunities that don’t yet appear, reaching out (not waiting) and building them into an integrated part of the way the organization works so it’s seamless. The more we focus on safe ways of working effectively, the more successful all of us become.

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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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