Failure is Never Fun in Philanthropy

By |June 20th, 2013|

It is never fun to make mistakes as a philanthropist. It is never fun to reflect upon your giving and see the vital errors you’ve made in philanthropic decisions. Whether those decisions revolve around hiring the wrong person, recruiting the wrong board member, giving the wrong amount of money at the wrong time, or whatever the case may entail, failure is never fun. But failure can be one of the greatest liberating and learning experiences of your career as a philanthropic leader. Leaders are learners and this does not stop in the world [...]