Good leaders have vivid aspirations and the ability to rally people around exciting ideas. And sometimes we make mistakes. The key to learning from your mistakes is to forgive yourself. Here’s a good example:
Good leaders can look back on their lives and identify specific people, and specific moments when someone helped them see the possibilities in their leadership. For me, there have been several. One of the most significant conversations was with Mark Bergman. You may know him as the inventor of the HANDy Paint Pail. He sparked "what's possible" in me, and we wrote a book together.