Archives of #Failure

When an Issue Arises, Admit It

Leaders make a huge mistake when problems arise, but they act as if there?is no issue. Ignoring a matter does not make it go away. People know. We must be as transparent as possible, as quickly as possible, for two reasons. An issue arose. I was recently at Exchange, a high-impact three-day leadership experience, hosted […]
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Feel Like Giving Up? Don?t.

If there is one thing I have learned in leadership, it is this: Don?t give up. And if there is one thing?I have learned to not give up on, it is: Yourself. The most dangerous aspect of giving up is slipping into a place of?resignation?without even realizing it.??In this article, I will share eight signs […]
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Not Yet

Life is a series of challenges which we can answer in two ways:? I can?t, or not yet. I hope your answer is always: not yet. I Can?t When we fail, and fail repeatedly, we presume that we can?t master that which we are attempting. After all, there is evidence to prove that we can?t: […]
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You Fail When You Don’t Fail

Last week I watched an inspiring interview?on CNN?s GPS with Sara Blakely, the founder of Spanx, a highly successful undergarment company. In 2012 at the age of 41, Sara Blakely was named the world?s youngest, self-made female billionaire by Forbes magazine. During the course of the interview she recounted how as a fax machine sales […]
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10 Actions to Take When You Fail as a Leader

What should you do when you fail as a leader? If you live a life of leadership ? an intentional journey to take people places ? you will fail at some point ? sometimes repeatedly, sometimes hard, and sometimes gravely. At times I wonder how a high-profile CEO feels when he?s fired.? You hear about […]
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