Which is why it’s acceptable to make MISTAKES at work
Business the leader they make mistakes while looking for solutions. But what’s more important is their ability to learn from those mistakes, quickly correct course, and apply those lessons to future decision-making.
For business leaders, it’s not just IQ and EQ that matter. LQ, or Learning Quotient, is also essential. There is a kind of elasticity to the approach of high LQ leaders.
They can adjust, adjust, or even give in where appropriate, persevere when they hit a roadblock or when faced with external pressures—knowing they’ve done everything they can to gather as many facts as possible, make their case, and move on. .
The good news is that LQ is something that can be developed. As a business leader, you can find outside mentors, professional consultants, even board members to give you honest feedback on where you can grow personally and professionally, he writes. Fast Company.
It’s okay to make mistakes on your company’s sustainability journey – as long as you learn from them
Nobody is omniscient. Nor should anyone expect that. We will all make mistakes to the company while dealing with complex issues of sustainability. What’s more important is the ability to learn from mistakes, quickly correct course, and apply those lessons to future decision-making.
Be like a child. Embark on an endless journey of learning about sustainability, eager to engage and discover. Every conversation you have with an employee, client, external expert or stakeholder is an opportunity to gain invaluable new insights. There is nobility in admitting what you don’t know. Seek honest feedback on where you can grow.
Listen, listen, listen. Younger associates have a lot to teach their elders. Look to younger colleagues to accelerate their education while in turn accelerating their careers.
Know that sustainable leaders are not reflexive. In a crisis, they don’t rely on what they already know and don’t do what has worked in the past. Instead, they proactively gather new information and challenge themselves to do things differently.
Be flexible. Adjusting, adapting or even giving in when appropriate, persevering when an obstacle calls for it, or persisting in the face of external pressures.
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