Just ran into this article and thought it would be a good topic for discussion!
"Failure, mistakes, mishaps — they all play a vital role in helping employees learn and grow, too." The article suggests organizations to embrace rather than penalize mistakes so employees will be able to take risks and try out new things and sees mistakes as an opportunity for learning and growth.
What are your thoughts on this?
I do agree with the theory, but I think this cannot be generalized - taking risks can be a good thing, but only to a certain extend and this really depends on your role and responsibilities. I also think while you may be willing to take risks, you are not doing this because you are wanting to fail. You take them but you are still hoping for a positive outcome. Thus, you will do the most possible to avoid failure.
In regard to training, you can approach this from two sides:
What are your thoughts? Let me know your opinion on the article - I look forward to hearing from you.
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