Tag Archives: Learning from Mistakes

Jason Roberts: History Helps Us Better Appreciate the Present

Does history still matter? Jason Roberts, professor of History/Government at Quincy College, argues that history helps us better appreciate the advantages of modern society, from electricity to antibiotics. And, he adds, it allows today’s leaders – if they are smart enough to take the opportunity – to learn from the mistakes of the past.

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Rich Maltzman: Advice on Capturing Lessons Learned

A lot of project managers wait until a project is almost over to go about capturing lessons learned. Au contraire, says author and project-management expert Rich Maltzman, PMP – you’ve got to capture those lessons as they occur, and have a system for sharing them with your peers throughout the organization.

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Elyse Cherry: Confidence Comes With Experience, and Learning from Mistakes

Elyse Cherry, CEO of Boston Community Capital, a nonprofit community development financial institution, says that confidence in one’s own leadership ability is a product of experience – along with a willingness to take risks and learn from your mistakes.

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Elyse Cherry: Fostering Innovation in the Nonprofit World

Elyse Cherry, CEO of Boston Community Capital, a nonprofit community development financial institution, says that nonprofit leaders need to create a culture that supports innovation – while also insuring that the organization is strong enough to survive the inevitable mistakes.

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