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“Great leaders embrace the learning they get from mistakes (both their own and others’),” Laurence Weinzimmer, a professor of management at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., and business development specialist Jim McConoughey write in The Wisdom of Failure.

 

They note that when studying great leadership, we usually focus on the strategies and attributes of the leaders, but often that is only half the story. Being a great leader is not only about making the right decisions but also about actively avoiding the wrong decisions. They point to Ken Lay, founder of Enron, who made many brilliant decisions but was toppled by the wrong decisions he failed to avoid.


Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor