With a greater awareness of what’s holding women back, talent professionals can create more learning and development opportunities for themselves and for other women in their organization.
Failure has negative connotations that are often linked to fear and anxiety — which is a shame, because failure itself has unlimited potential to help us grow. It is through failure and making mistakes that we can discover novel and creative ideas.
Experiencing failure can force you out of your comfort zone and take your career to new heights. It can help you reevaluate your decisions and ways of thinking. Most importantly, failure and experiential learning can advance your development as a leader.
Limiting beliefs often hold us back from change, from seeing opportunities, or from realizing the skills we possess and working to grow them.
Growth and development happen with discomfort, and discomfort is usually accompanied by failure. Leaders, trainers and educators must approach the process of development with failure.