July 19th, 2013

“A leader’s job is not to prevent risk, but to build the capability to recover when failures occur,” Rosenberg says. “There’s such a thing as good failure and bad failure. A good one happens quickly and provides plenty of lessons. A bad one takes a long time and you don’t learn anything. Leaders don’t prevent failures. They prevent bad failures.”

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