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- The most important words a leader can say are: “I screwed that up.” (Or something along those lines – it’s the thought that counts!)
- Trust is built through an exchange of vulnerability. Leaders can build trust with their employees and co-workers by taking initiative in trust-building – which means taking initiative in vulnerability.
- Vulnerablility isn’t weakness, but the strength to show others that you as a leader and a person are fallible. Sharing vulnerability is a tough skill to master, but done right, it will empower team cohesion.
Face failure head-on, don’t be afraid of it, and people will support and welcome you even more. -Richard Branson