Your data project is going to fail

I hate to be the bearer of bad news….but your data project is going to fail. Maybe not the one you’re working on today. Maybe not the one you’re starting next month. Heck, maybe not the one you don’t even know about yet…but at some point in the future – if you stay in the data world […]

Is IT & the CIO set up for failure?

This post sponsored by the Enterprise CIO Forum and HP. A new video over on the Enterprise CIO Forum with Bill Laberis in apost titled Are we setting CIOs up for failure?. Bill’s video is embedded below for your viewing. Its short but asks a good question – Are we setting the CIO up for failure? So…are we setting CIOs up for […]

Are you ready to accept failure?

Are you ready to accept failure?  Can you live with yourself if you don’t succeed? When I was growing up, winning was a big thing.  You won or lost. You won at sports.  You succeeded at school.  Or you didn’t.  There wasn’t anything good about losing…no ‘participation’ trophies…no recognition for losing. Succeeding and winning was […]

Learning from Failure

The Slow Leadership blog has an interesting post about “Practicing Conscious Incompetence“. What is Conscious Incompetence? In a nutshell, it is the act of learning from failure, but Slow Leadership defines it as: “Conscious Incompetence” is doing something that you know you can’t yet do, let alone do well, for the purpose of learning how […]