Studying mistakes with humility, discipline reveals the lessons that make great leaders

Studying mistakes with humility, discipline reveals the lessons that make great leaders

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”—Truman Capote

I’ve made some boneheaded mistakes in my business career.

The short list includes failing early on to recognize and develop talented employees, ignoring good advice on site selection, and partnering with dishonest people that I mistook for friends.

Hard lessons to learn, but learn them I did. As a result, I hold high performers, sage counsel and honesty in the highest regard these days.

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