Tag Archive: screw ups

Crush the Complexity of Cowardice

Unchallenged complexity is the source of frustration, decline, stagnation, and death. Don’t wait for crisis to eliminate complexity. Edward de Bono said, “There is never any justification for things being complex when they could… Continue reading

The Top 5 Mistakes of Unsuccessful Leaders

Mistakes that don’t hurt don’t matter. The worst mistakes are the ones that hurt others. The trouble with leadership is your mistakes always hurt others. The top 5 mistakes of unsuccessful leaders: Not… Continue reading

13 New-Leader Screw Ups

Mistakes matter more when you’re the new kid on the block. Long-term relationships contextualize and soften occasional screw ups. 13 mistakes new leaders make: Forgetting your arrival stresses others, including those who hired… Continue reading