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Imagine this: an organization where employees make mistakes and instead of being punished, they are rewarded!
I heard a story about a senior executive at Coke who made a decision that cost the company $2 million. He wrote his resignation letter and handed it to his boss. Instead of accepting the resignation the boss said, "I just spent two million dollars on your development - go back to work!"
Now whether this story is true or not. A place where mistakes are tolerated, instead of punished, is a place where employees are more likely to:
For organizations this means increased profits. And isn't that what we all want?
Review your practices - what do you do when someone makes a mistake? How can you make it a safe place to learn from mistakes?
You also may want to read: How to Treat Employees so They Don't Want to Leave
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