“You can’t reach for anything new if you’re holding onto yesterday’s junk.”

Jul 8, 2022 | Friday Quotes

“You can’t reach for anything new if you’re holding onto yesterday’s junk.”

– Laura, Noom Coach

Learning lessons from the past is a great way to prevent making the same mistakes. Holding on to the “failures” of the past to validate what’s wrong, continually find blame, or remain humble is not healthy for a team or organization. Using the technique of finding “failures” in the process vs. focusing on blame allows business owners and safety professionals alike to learn how to move forward successfully. That’s a great way to run a safety process, and a business too.

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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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