Owning Your Failures and Recognizing the Limits of Your Influence

Owning Your Failures and Recognizing the Limits of Your Influence

When you or those you lead fail in any way, don’t make excuses. While there may be mitigating circumstances, you must take responsibility for the failure. Whether you didn’t plan or train well enough, didn’t devote the proper time or resources to the matter, didn’t establish priorities, or underestimated the situation, the bottom line is that you failed. But failure can become your most valuable learning tool!

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