Category Archive: Failure

5 Ways to Teach People How to Fail Responsibly

Your response to failure promotes learning or fortifies stupidity. Punish responsible failure, if you want everyone to play it safe. Why fail: Teach people how to fail responsibly so they can reach their… Continue reading

The Complete List of Steps to Take After You Fall Short

Poor performance is a pivotal moment for your leadership. The worst thing you can do is plug your nose when your performance stinks. #1. Focus on leadership character. “Character is destiny.” Heraclitus Demonstrate… Continue reading

7 Profound Benefits of Navigating Storms

There will come a time when things get worse, even when you try to make them better. Optimism is an attitude toward storms, not exemption from them. Don’t be startled when skies grow… Continue reading

Pigs Don’t Lay Eggs but Leadership is Intervention

Apart from intervention, the past is the future. Past performance reflects future accomplishment. Past attitudes predict future interactions. Leadership is intervention. Intervention is: Disruption…Interruption…Interference. Intervention is making failure less likely and success more… Continue reading

One Essential After Being Passed Over For Promotion

They chose someone else. You were passed over for promotion. You keep telling yourself there’s a silver lining. But your inner critic is going nuts and it feels like everyone in the office… Continue reading

How to Stop Obsessing Over Negatives and Become a Positive Leader

Like a drop of poison in a glass of water, one problem has the power to pollute everything. It’s natural to obsess over one bad thing and forget many good things. Successful leaders… Continue reading