As leaders, we must continually search for opportunities to change and improve the status quo with our teams and in our organizations. By challenging the process, we seek new and innovative ways to improve. Exemplary leaders’ experiment and take risks, learning from their mistakes and failures as they test out new ideas and think outside the box.
Take some time today to rethink your habits and find ways to challenge “they way things have always been done.” Invent and reinvent, knowing that you will make mistakes. Use it as another lesson and learning opportunity.
Watch this week’s TedTalk video from Adam Grant, “The surprising habits of original thinkers,” exploring the three unexpected habits of originals – including embracing failure. The surprising habits of original thinkers