Admit your mistakes and embrace the stress

Admit your mistakes and embrace the stress

You own your business and you make mistakes. Whether you have a staff of forty-nine or none, acknowledge your mistakes instead of hiding them. In doing so, you will foster a welcoming environment where people don’t shy away from taking the risks that are necessary to advancement. Owning up to your mistakes is a sign of strength, not weakness. Assigning blame instead of moving on is counterproductive.


Additionally, the occasional bursts of stress that might accompany your job are actually good for you. In small doses, they can boost your ability to think about tackling a challenge. Remember: this only applies to small bouts of stress. To avoid overdoing it, take your team outside occasionally to show them that they are valuable.


Last but not least, don’t hesitate to get rid of any employees who cause trouble. Sometimes a seemingly solid hire can become toxic to your workplace and a source of unhealthy stress. You will make mistakes in hiring, but don’t let them hurt you.


To read more about the benefits of stress, taking care of your staff, and getting rid of detrimental employees, click here.


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