02.02.17 | Xandra May
Cultures suffer when leaders lack the courage to say “I don’t know”. Without experimentation, there’s no innovation or risk.
You’ve recruited good people – let them soar. If you can admit what you aren’t sure about, it’s an opening to a real conversation.
In their provocative book, Freakonomics, Dubner and Levitt posit that if you have to be the expert and have the answer then you foster a culture that’s afraid to experiment.