“What are we doing this for?”

May 12, 2023 | Friday Quotes

“What are we doing this for?” – Jose Perez, Director Corporate EHS, Wonderful Co

Focus and understanding of what we’re doing provides the purpose and direction for why we lead. It gives our businesses and work meaning. In safety, leadership means safety for our customers: senior leaders and employees are our customers. Having an open door policy only means something if you go out that door: you can’t serve others if it requires them to come to you (well said, Jose).

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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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