This is the last post in a mini-series about the F word – failure, that is. (Previous posts relayed insights about managing yourself through awareness and assessment and managing others with clear expectations and empathy.) People may not like to fail but according last month’s Harvard Business Review, they should. Most of the 140 pages […]

It might seem ironic that the venerable Harvard Business Review, a publication from an institution that has produced many successful leaders, would devote an entire issue to failure as it did last month. But given how much research and work has been done on the subject, it turned out to be one of the best […]

As an uber-competitive overachiever, I’ve always had trouble with failure. (Just ask my husband who refuses to play board games with me so he doesn’t have to deal with my inevitable sore loser attitude!) But last month’s Harvard Business Review gave me some fresh perspectives on failure. The Failure Issue helped me understand how to […]