What’s Your Style?

Learn­ing styles are not traits or pigeon­holes; they are more like a habit or steady state. Thus, styles are self-rein­forc­ing; we find a sweet spot in the way we nav­i­gate the learn­ing cycle and con­tin­ue to per­fect that approach. We lead with our pre­ferred...

Learning Through Failure

Every­one expe­ri­ences fail­ure now and then. What do you do when a poor per­for­mance trig­gers a strong reac­tion of shame and regret? How can you turn per­for­mance fail­ure into learn­ing? Here are nine steps to follow.

Do You Have the Courage to be Humble?

Are you a leader try­ing to tran­si­tion a com­mand-and-con­trol hier­ar­chy to a cul­ture of employ­ee empow­er­ment and orga­ni­za­tion­al learn­ing? If the shift is not hap­pen­ing as eas­i­ly as you expect­ed, con­sid­er that you may be direct­ing instead of...

Blind Spots

We often hear the term blind spot with respect to an obstruc­tion in the field of vision, or an area in which one fails to exer­cise judg­ment in an eth­i­cal dilem­ma. But I could see nei­ther an obstruc­tion of the field or an eth­i­cal dilem­ma when I...