Learn from a Big Fall

Blum, Andrew
February 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Feb2011, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p20
In this article the author reflects on the similar conditions of a big business failure and a serious personal fall which he literally experienced when he fell down a steep slope while skiing in Alaska and broke his leg. He relates the parallel circumstances between the two after the fall, drawing useful insights on how to cope with such eventualities. Discussed are five lessons which provide important advice and guidelines in dealing with the effects of a fall, including acceptance of the reality, and being responsible in admitting one's fault.


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