Great Leaders Apologize When They’re Wrong

It’s a Sign of Strength

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“If you are wrong, admit it quickly and emphatically,” said Dale Carnegie, offering some of the best advice that almost everyone ignores. Apologies are a rare occurrence in today’s organizations. People tend to associate saying they’re sorry with admitting weakness. They think it will sacrifice their credibility and cause people to think less of them.

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