This post is adapted from my upcoming book: Pitfalls of Fear Driven Leaders and how to Overcome
The “It’s OK to Fail” club has more and more members. Its adherents are industry leaders, sports figures, executive and life coaches, therapists and people with success stories because, truth be told, they almost all had to fail before their first quantifiable success. Beyond that, business and organizational development specialists know the vital importance of freedom from fear of failing in innovation and the formation of authentic, productive work environments.
The wonderfully titled John Maxwell book, Failing Forward has as its subtitle: How to make the most of your mistakes. Vlogger Chantelle Adams, in her video series “The Courage Revolution”, has an episode entitled, “How to Fail Like a Pro”.
So failure is finally coming out of the closet and getting the honor it’s due!
To coach yourself or others in how to make the most of failure, here are some tips