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Owning It


Someone here at the firm made a mistake yesterday.

They apologized.

Explained why they did what they did.

Said they learned from it, and will do their best to not repeat it.

Asked me if I had any questions.

And then moved forward, back on to their work, positive attitude, digging in.

Owned it.


Nobody doesn’t make mistakes.

I make them frequently … and I have several family members and fellow associates who would be glad to testify on my behalf here …

If you own your mistakes, your associates will think you are incredible.

50-77 and sunny … also incredible.

Make it a great day, everyone!


SCN – Search Consulting Network


Jim Guerrera

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Jim Guerrera

Jim Guerrera, Managing Director, founded SCN in 2000. Jim is primarily responsible for the development of the leaders at SCN, strategic planning, the hiring and development of company associates, culture leadership, core value leadership, sales le...

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