From the early days of aviationit became obvious that to assure safety, backup systems are necessary. Even in aviation communication it’s apparent For example …..” Do you copy ? “ ” readback correct”, and the process of reading back with words connected to letters ( alpha, bravo, charlie, … zulu.. “) All of that is to prevent mistakes.
Aircraft typically have 2 spark plugs, 2 batteries, two fuel pumps, and very often, 2 whole engines. There’s also a co-pilot in many cases. For instrument flying, there are generally 2 communication radios, two navigation radios, and an ALTERNATIVE airport for landing, plus reserve fuel. It’s always, check, and re-check. That’s why flying is still safer than driving. People are paying attention.
That same approach can be applied to business and personal life management.
If it’s important to get a task done, write it down. It will help keep you on track. A short pencil is better than a long memory. Also, for effective communication about important matters, ask your audience, ” do you understand ?
Create backup systems for the most important operations in your home and business.
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Flying toward the sun
“A short pencil is better than a long memory”
Ask anyone who is successful in business and they will tell you; one way or another, you need a PHYSICAL list, of what needs to get done and in what order if you want to make certain something gets done. In aviation, that’s a checklist. Hospital workers use them and so do scuba divers. Wherever safety is involved, people use checklists.
Certain things must always be on a primary list for any business.