If 99.9% is good enough, then…..

  • 12 Newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.
  • 114,500 mismatched pairs of shoes will be shipped each year.
  • 18,322 pieces of mail will be mishandled per hour
  • 2.5 million books will be shipped with the wrong covers

  • Two planes landed at Chicago’s OHare airport will be unsafe every day
  • 315 entries in Webster’s Dictionary will be misspelled
  • 20,000 incorrect drug prescriptions will be written this year
  • 880,000 credit cards in circulation will turn out to have incorrect cardholder information on their magnetic strips
  • 5.5 million cases of soft drinks produced will be flat
  • 55 malfunction automatic teller machines will be installed in the next 12 months.
  • 114,500 mismatched pairs of shoes will be shipped this year.
  • 107 incorrect medical procedures will be performed by the end of the day today.

[Sourced from different sources]

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “If 99.9% is good enough, then…..

  1. I read this the other day and it really changed the way i look at things…

    we all know we should give 100% all the time…but its hard…I think about this list every time i feel lazy…

    Thanks for reminding me Wesley. 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s