Category Archive: Failure

The past as a platform not an anchor

Today I’m expanding one of the points from my article, “Adjusting Course.” Every course adjustment says the present isn’t satisfactory. Sadly, leaders use past short comings or failures to motivate others to change.… Continue reading

Selfish coward or loyal supporter

“My boss threw me under the buss.” “I did most of the work but my boss took all of the credit.” “I couldn’t believe my ears when I heard my supervisor taking credit… Continue reading

The first lie I told at work

From the other end of the phone I heard my boss asking, “Have you completed that project I asked for?” Truth is I hadn’t started it. I was embarrassed. I didn’t want to… Continue reading

Mistakes

What if you make a mistake? The better question is what if you don’t make a mistake? “I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.” John Wooden 4 ways to become a good mistake… Continue reading