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Good Leaders are Okay with Admitting Mistakes

Do those in leadership make mistakes? Absolutely. Do leaders readily admit mistakes when they happen? Not always. Should they? Some say yes. Some say no. My advice to all leaders is yes! For three reasons. 1. It Provides Permission. Admitting mistakes gives others permission to make them too. And when they do eventually make a mistake those […] Read more

Leaders gain greater respect and trust when they are willing to admit a mistake. So do employees, husbands, wives, fathers, mothers, and children. Why? It’s pretty simple; people appreciate honesty and the fact that all of us make mistakes. Many people when faced with admitting they are wrong will take the prideful stance and try to justify or even deny the mistake.