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Accepting Imperfection

  • It enables connection: vulnerabilities are magnets that pull us together. Show your imperfections if you expect transparency and candor from people.
  • It enables action: initiative is deadly when mistakes are punishable. The pursuit of better is an acknowledgment of imperfection.
  • It ignites boldness: confront mistakes of neglect. Celebrate mistakes of initiative.

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Less talented teammates require more intervention and supervision. And counterintuitively, the brighter and more talented your team, the more necessary it is to accept imperfection.

People love, implement, and improve their own ideas. So accepting imperfections makes people smarter as they ...

  • Unethical behaviors.
  • Substandard performance from those with demonstrated competence.
  • Imperfect teammates when they don’t aspire to improve.
  • When it causes harm.

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