Being a Team Leader

By     Mar 11, 2016

Field Notes

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Failing sucks.

It can be a difficult time of navigating emotions, goals, and setbacks. Now, picture how much more difficult it is to guide others through a failure. We're sure that many of you don't have to let your imagination run too wild. You've probably been there. This is something leaders do constantly. Leading a team through failure is more difficult than a single individual, as different people have different reactions. This Harvard Business Review article gives clear instructions and motivations for leaders to help guide their teams through a difficult failure.

Do you use any of these techniques? What works for you when you are leading a team post-failure?