Human Resources

Learning From Failure Should Be Standard Business Practice

18 February 2021

1 min

4 reasons why mistakes at work should be embraced as valuable learning moments

The concept of failure is often cast in a negative light. But that needs to change, and fast. It’s our belief that businesses today must embrace instances of ‘failure at work’ as valuable learning moments that can spark development and growth. Here’s why.

I think it has to be a change of mindset—and it can be even something as simple as not calling it a mistake but calling it a ‘learning moment.

 Debra Corey, Chief ‘Pay It Forward’ Officer at DebCo HR

This quote featured in a panel discussion on the role of humility at work in 2021. Watch the full extract below: