“The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.”

Oct 14, 2022 | Friday Quotes

“The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.”

– John Maxwell

Being a leader in business takes more than a marketplace vision; it includes the ability to translate the organization’s products and services to fulfill the wants and needs of customers and empower workers to accomplish their goals. Adjustment along the way ensures the business stays in touch with marketplace changes. Safety leadership is much the same: align our efforts, make it easy to participate, and adjust as the risks change.

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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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