HD&L Webinar: Failures are Stepping Stones... to Success
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Synopsis

In our formative years, few of us were trained to deal with failure. In fact, many of us were taught to do whatever it takes to avoid failing. Learning to play an instrument, playing sports, looking “cool” in the eyes of our peers, choosing a spouse, no one wishes to fail. And, if we do fail, we have been conditioned to feel discouraged or even disgraced, not energized. Can you relate? What we did not hear about the most notable successes in history is what the people who achieved them did to obtain the win. Through perseverance and risk-taking, did you know that on his way to invention of the light bulb, Thomas Edison discovered more than 1,000 ways that a light bulb would not work? If he had stopped “failing”, we might still be using lanterns and candles! In this presentation, we will discuss the top 10 reasons that people fail and hear several inspiring examples of how some of history’s most successful people achieved their breakthroughs.

Key Takeaways:
• Understand the true character of failure…this “thing” that is present all around us daily.
• Highlight key reasons people fail and provide awareness of how to avoid them.
• Demonstrate through examples how failure can be your “friend” and why we should welcome it.

About the speaker

Stan Renteria is currently a Senior Quality Systems Manager at Medtronic Powered Surgical Solutions in Fort Worth, Texas, a division of Medtronic PLC. Stan’s career has been focused on manufacturing and quality, having worked in the automotive, aerospace, telecommunications, and medical device industries. Stan is responsible for a multi-site Quality System Change Control team which executes product and QMS document changes for Medtronic businesses located in six U.S. states.

For more than two decades, Stan has actively cultivated his interest in leadership and self-improvement and takes the opportunity to sharpen and practice these 'soft skills' daily in his effort to add value to people around him. Stan holds CSSGB and CQIA certifications.

Date & Time
Wednesday September 1st, 2021 2:00pm CDT
End Date & Time
Wednesday September 1st, 2021 3:00pm CDT
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Webinar
Host Type
Technical
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Date & Time: 09/01/2021 02:00:00 PM CDT