When do mistakes work?
-When you look for and take the gift or learning-
Perhaps the incident in this photo saved someone from feeling sick later, opened the opportunity to get a new flavor or shifted their timing to avoid bad traffic.
All we know for sure is stressing too much over spilled ice cream is a waste!
Many of my readers have careers where mistakes are costly in both life and money,
I am not encouraging mistakes.
However, mistakes give an opportunity to look at processes and applications –
think post it notes, penicillin, and even cookies!
Develop Power with Grace.
Asking thoughtful questions is one aspect.
The best questions foster understanding, spark innovation, diffuse negative conflict, and build influence –
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