Virtually all leaders believe that to stay competitive, their enterprises must learn and improve every day. But even companies revered for their dedication to continuous learning find it difficult to always practice what they preach. Leaders across organizations may say that learning comes from failure, but their actions show a preoccupation with success. This focus is not surprising, but it is often excessive and impedes learning by raising four challenges !
Fouad Bendris’s insight:
People who are taught a growth mindset see more opportunities for improvement … Our traditional obsessions—success, taking action, fitting in, and relying on experts—undermine continuous improvement.
Source:: Strategy & Governance