Leadership Skills

Don't Blame Others -- Learn From Their Mistakes

It might be someone else's fault, but it's your responsibility.
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It's human to try to allocate blame on someone or something else -- to think one of your employees dropped the ball or that luck simply wasn't on your side. It's natural.

But it isn't productive. It won't help you or your company if you simply shrug off failure as someone else's fault, because you won't learn from it that way. Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars spotlights Robert Sillerman, who explains that instead of blaming someone else you should realize everything is your responsibility. He says if you're truly passionate about your project, you'll take active steps to improve and make sure that mistake never happens again. 

Otherwise, you're just making excuses.

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