FailForward

Author: Nelson Coulter Tackling tough tasks and challenging complex conundra is what leaders do. (The easy stuff is almost always handled down the hall or on another floor of the building.) Consequently, our work disproportionately carries higher risk levels for failure. No prob! Failure is how we learn — to improve, to adapt, to reassess, to re-engage, to re-imagine. Some failure …

SimpliClarity_NOT!

Author: Nelson Coulter Clarity and simplicity are NOT one and the same. The consequential problems we deal with, as leaders, are rarely simple. Thus, clarity is elusive. Rarely, if ever, are the solutions to our complex problem(s) clear. While we strive for simplicity and clarity, wise leaders understand that both are illusory. A similar dynamic tension exists between curiosity and knowledge. BOTH …