“Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to.”

Nov 18, 2022 | Friday Quotes

“Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to.”

– Sir Richard Branson

The biggest investment a business has is its human assets: in many ways, it’s also its biggest expense. But without the right people in the right place, a business can’t survive, let alone thrive. In today’s working environment, human assets (talent) expect a workplace that is somewhat flexible and definitely safe. Safety professionals work to ensure the safety of human assets, thus preserving the intellectual know how that makes the business thrive.

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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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