The Hypocrisy of Killing The Messenger

It’s a rare person in business of any kind who has not heard people at the top say that failure is an inevitable and valuable experience on the road to success.  And yet, how many of these same leaders run organizations where they’re constantly protected from bad news?

Isn’t it a form of hypocrisy to keep bad news away, delegate all problem-solving so negative information never reaches your door while advising others to embrace their failures?

If more senior executives and those high up in government considered this and acted accordingly, significant problems would be nipped in the bud.  The types of crises we’ve been seeing far too often lately could be largely averted.

See more at Big Think —  What If We Didn’t Kill The Messenger?

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