…. it appears that there is a current trend toward recruiting employees who demonstrate learning agility, and this includes tolerance of risk, an ability to side-step the paralyzing effects of perfectionism, and the capacity to bounce back from small stakes errors. People with high learning agility naturally believe that the learning that follows mistakes can actually help them and their teams…. See more at: http://www.happyhints.co.uk/research/a-positive-look-at-failure-robert-biswas-diener/#sthash.NzxVbz3T.dpuf
I want to be a mistake tolerant organisation, free to try new things and learn from my mistakes, not afraid to fail. “Getting it right first time”, is a worthy ideal but not if it creates perfection paralysis and stops me attempting anything new. “Just do it” has merit too, though as you might expect also comes with a health warning from me but let’s try something new today.
Have a good day