Over the weekend, I wanted to take some notes. Because this project paralleled others, I wanted to use a “mini legal pad” for consistency. I also knew I would be taking several pages of notes. Early into the project, I realized I was almost out of paper. I tried, but couldn’t find more mini note pads. In the end, I had to settle for a full-sized legal pad to finish my notes.
Taking notes isn’t a life-or-death activity, but the safety tie-in for this tidbit is preparation. I do know that the more hazardous the activity, the more time we need to invest in preparation. Whether it’s a few seconds to strap on the seatbelt, or a few minutes to check PPE, taking time to prepare can help us…