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Hey, You Screwed Up Again!: Transforming Mistakes

I have a confession. A few weeks ago, I made a mistake—a real honest-to-goodness screw-up. I told a client that, based on my recent experiences on a similar project, an important piece of equipment that is needed for their project would require a nine-month lead time, putting its delivery well beyond the project deadline. Based on this advice, the client became very concerned, passed my information to his boss, and we began to look for other options that could meet their goals. A week later, though, I received a call from the general con...

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Mistakes are often the best teachers. Discover how mistakes can be transformed into positive growth experiences. Learn how to use mistakes to identify ways to improve your skills, deepen your ability to collaborate, and reveal new opportunities for contributing to your career growth and your organization’s success.