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By Tom Davidson

Saying the right words when giving your admission and taking personal responsibility is necessary but not enough. For an apology to stick, you also need to show real remorse, sincere sorrow and unrehearsed regret. See what I mean in the final post of this series.  If you lead for long, you’ll eventually need to apologize for something. No one […]

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By Tom Davidson

While the first part of this blog series focused on the Admission, this one will address Personal Responsibility.  As a leader, your job includes risk, and part of that risk is the likelihood that you will make errors in judgment, decisions that have unintended consequences, and mistakes in situations you have never experienced before. As a result, […]

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By Tom Davidson

While there are two more aspects to a good apology, a solid and specific admission of the behavior and its impacts is an absolute necessity. As a good leader, you may never have to make an apology of this kind or magnitude, but the elements are the same. Here’s what you need to know:  People […]

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