A mistake and a sin are two different things. People often confuse the two. But unless they understand the difference, there is no possibility of reconciliation.
Archive for mistakes
People often look at my success and assume I haven’t had any failures. Excuse me while I laugh. Have you seen my recent blooper reel? The truth is I have experienced plenty of failure. And many are a lot worse than a flubbed line. I just don’t usually publicize them.
In this brief video, I talk with Andrew Buckman about three common mistakes platform-builders make with their blogs. This is an excerpt from this month’s Master Class at Platform University. Andrew is a WordPress genius, my web developer, and the co-founder of Get Noticed! Theme for WordPress. In this ten-minute video, we discuss:
In this video I reveal the dumbest, most costly mistakes I made in building my platform, especially in the early years. You don’t have to make these mistakes. The fixes are easy – if you know what they are.
There are mistakes, and then there are MISTAKES. In this guest post, Enrique Fiallo describes ten that you MUST avoid as a leader.
As a leader, it’s not whether you will fail but HOW. In this guest post, Nathan Rouse shares five principles for failing well.
Over the years, I have learned that my Plan B is often God’s Plan A. Nothing happens by accident. To quote Richard Rohr, “everything belongs.”
Our stories have the power to radically impact but others. But only if we tell the bad with the good. Guest blogger Geoff Talbot explains why.
Should you have someone proofread your blog posts? In my opinion, “no.” Here are three reasons why.
While BP may have initially bungled its response—and particularly its messaging—I think they now have it dialed in. As leaders, I think there are important lessons we can learn from BP about managing our own crises.
Assuming you want to increase your blog traffic, there are certain mistakes you must avoid to be successful. If you commit these mistakes, your traffic will never gain momentum. Worse, it may slow or begin to die. These are my top ten traffic-killers.
One key to leadership is the willingness to stand up and take responsibility for your mistakes. Good leaders do this even if they are guilty of 10% of the accusation or problem.