Why Failing Doesn't Suck: How to Encourage Face-Palm Moments

2020 Annual Conference & Exposition

Mistakes, failures, errors, blunders and mishaps. Are you feeling uncomfortable yet? No one is perfect, but we all hope for a perfect performance at work. Guess what? It's not going to happen! This session shows how constantly trying to avoid mistakes can be even more detrimental than the occasional slip-up. With today's changing business landscape, innovation is everything. But to drive innovation, employees can't be paralyzed by self-doubt or the fear of failure.    Chris Dyer will show how accepting (and expecting) to fail from wrong decisions or poor outcomes is actually a hallmark of good culture. You will learn how to make more room for creativity and healthy risk taking when it matters most. Making mistakes doesn't have to be painful. From minor errors to epic failures, come learn how your face-palm moments can lead to colossal business success.


Date(s) & Time(s): 
Sunday, June 28, 2020 - 12:50pm to 1:08pm

Chris Dyer

Session Type: 
Smart Stage
Business Acumen
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