If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.

Feb 2, 2024 | Friday Quotes

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou

The constant for any organization is change: change in technology, change in process, change in management, change in the marketplace. As safety professionals, we face change all the time: the question is do we embrace it. Recognizing when change is needed or happening is key to the sustainability of both the organization and safety. That’s both approach and attitude.

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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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