“Take care of your employees and they will take care of your business. It’s as simple as that.”

Mar 1, 2019 | Friday Quotes

“Take care of your employees and they will take care of your business. It’s as simple as that.”

-Sir Richard Branson

It is amazing to me how business owners, of which I fall into that category, truly view human resources (yes, employees are resources) as an expense only. In reality, employees are an investment, and a great way to protect that investment is to have a safety process that reduces risk to them. The enemy of efficiency, productivity and profitability is the lack of safety. As I’ve told business owners many times over the years, “Try to run your business without employees and see how far you get.” An investment intelligently thought out with risk control yields the best results.

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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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