An event occurred this afternoon that required an immediate resolution. When asked whether we were going to pursue the root cause, I could only respond with this question:
What’s the point of making mistakes if we’re not going to learn from them?
This is likely the shortest post I ever published here, however, I think the simplicity of the message makes the point very clear.
There’s always a better way and more than one solution. Learning from our mistakes creates opportunities to find new and better ways to improve our operations and Overall Equipment Efffectivenesss (OEE).
If you do wish to delve deeper into the topic of mistakes, I encourage you to read some of the related articles featured below.
Until Next Time – STAY lean
- Success-hack: Using an Issue Log to Make Mistakes Once (davidrosendahl.com)
- Shaped by my mistakes? (toughmindedoptimism.wordpress.com)