That’s UNITE HERE President D. Taylor (photo, in cap), who talks about learning from failure on the latest edition of the AFL-CIO’s State of the Unions podcast…
(audio) “And it’s not a question of whether you have a failure: The question is what do you do after? When you get knocked down do you get back up?…[T]aking risks means not being afraid to lose, but it also means working hard enough to win. …[W]e’re so afraid of losing we don’t want to take the risk of winning…[O]ur greatest victories are always in situations when we didn’t know whether we were going to win or not.”
Hear more on the latest edition of State of the Unions, available wherever you listen to podcasts.
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In today’s labor history, on this date in 1999, United Airlines agreed to offer domestic-partner benefits to employees and retirees worldwide.
Today’s labor quote is by American educator and writer Frank Moore Colby, who said that
“I have found some of the best reasons I ever had for remaining at the bottom simply by looking at the men at the top.”
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