Study Failure | No BS Management Advice

I’m Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. I coach people in organizations, helping them be more effective professionally then they
start with my helping them with a job search, as a coach, helping with
management and leading, hiring more effectively a host of different things
to help you perform better in the workplace environment this has a great
title to it study failure and why do I say that it’s really very simple
most people fixate on the successes they look for the stars that shine bright and
allow others to teach them, allowing them to bask in the magnificence of the
individual and the story that they tell about how they succeeded. I can assure you what’s missing from most of the stories or the failures that they had along the
way you know Reid Hoffman from LinkedIn fame always talks about the first social
network he started which failed and what he picked up from that that allowed him
to develop LinkedIn he learned lessons from that first experience as do most
other successful people but because of our desire to bask in the glow of the
success we don’t learn those lessons and we blocked them out from our own lives,
from our own failures and don’t really learn the lessons that are necessary to
move ahead I used to have a client who would ask a question of job hunters and
the question was tell me about a professional failures you had and what
you learned from him now I had a little trick to get around the question talking
about something that they learned when they were a beginner and that seemed to
satisfy this client very well but what’s more important to you is what have you
learned from the what are the failures that you had let’s
do a post-mortem and see what you learn from it that you can apply forward. It’s
not about punishment. It’s about the learnings that occur as a manager
working with a team of people you don’t want people to bury the mistakes that
they make and hide them from you you want them to constructively come to
you and allow you to support them with creating that learning environment for
themselves, wanting you to foster studying failure without there being
recrimination for it I’m Jeff Altman. Hope you found this
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