CHAPTER 20

X-Ray Successes and Failures and Institutionalize Lessons

Those who fail to learn from the mistakes of the past condemn themselves to repeating the same errors.

 

Real leadership is a batting average—sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. While we have established that leadership is relationships × results, we, however, know that sometimes the route to success is not linear. It has detours and contours on the way marked by failures and challenges. Sometimes the seeds of failure are sown during times of success and vice versa. That is, success can lead to failure, and failure can birth success. Success might look better than failure at the beginning but can become the carrier of failure at the end. What is important in your leadership ...

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