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Aug 31, 2020

In this episode, Mike and Jody discuss the best ways to handle mistakes when they occur.

Questions Answered:

  • What are the best ways to handle mistakes?
  • How can we handle current mistakes?
  • How do you view historical mistakes?

Key Takeaways:

  • It is great to share stories about lessons learned.
  • It is important to be transparent and open.
  • We can all learn from each others mistakes and learn from the stories that relate to those mistakes.
  • If you are unable to fix or address the mistake on your own, it is important to get other people involved as quickly as possible.
  • Don’t make a mistake bigger than it already is.
  • Reach out to others.
  • If you can fix it immediately, fix it!
  • Depends on the scope of the mistake, the type of mistake and your capability to fix it.
  • Owning mistakes can help build a greater level of credibility and trust.
  • People can learn lessons from you when you share historical mistakes.

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