It's Always "Show Time"
Leaders learn many of their important lessons through trial and error. I was no exception to that. And while learning from mistakes gets a lot of good press, the truth is that much of the time it would be preferable to learn from the experience of someone else instead. So for what it could be worth to you, here is one of the many lessons I learned the hard way: When you are in a leadership role, it is always "show time".