Articles | Failure

  • Failing Forward

    Blog | Sheryl Giesbrecht | June 14, 2016

    It’s time to settle an important life question. As a leader, how do you deal with failure?

    Failure is the inability to complete a task. Instead of feeling incompetent or giving into failure and giving up, leaders must learn to reset our expectations. We might even need to alter our schedule and regroup our team.

  • Megan Pacheco

    Mistake-proof Leadership

    Blog | Megan Pacheco | November 24, 2015

    Some time ago, an Italian newspaper interviewed Russian President Vladimir Putin. At the end of the interview the journalist asked these two questions:

    “What is your biggest regret in life?” and “What do you consider a mistake that you would never want to make again?”

    Vladimir Putin confidently answered: “I will be quite frank with you. I cannot recollect anything of the kind. By the grace of God, I have nothing to regret in my life.”

  • Megan Pacheco

    Permission to Fail

    Blog | Megan Pacheco | March 20, 2015

    I remember it as though it were yesterday. I was just a few months into my first job and was trying really hard to prove myself. I finalized an advertising project for one of our new products and gave the publication the “green light” to print our two-page ad.