Tag Archives: Creative and Open-Minded

The Lump in Your Throat

“Always start with the thing that puts a lump in your throat.” You can’t make up a lump in your throat; it only comes from being truly touched by something, and others know it too. You don’t have to make up a story when it’s the truth. Continue reading

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The Successful Failure

There are a couple of ways of dealing with failure in a leadership position: 1) Hide it, pretend it never happened or no longer exists; 2) Pass the buck and see who else can be blamed for it; 3) Begrudgingly take responsibility or 4) Wholeheartedly own it. Having recently read a great blog by Mike Foster (People of the Second Chance) on the virtues of failure, I choose to own it. Continue reading

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