Why do we fear failure? In order to succeed, rewrite the notion that failure is a negative outcome. By understanding the benefits of failure, leadership can begin to construct plans for future success. Participants will define what failure means to them and their organization while learning strategies of how to use failure as a source for proactive growth. Participants will also be exposed to the many varieties of failure and how each variety can be used to promote creativity, learning, and team building.


Original broadcast August 27, 2019 

Biography ~ Gavin J. Woltjer
Gavin J. Woltjer is the Library Director for the Billings (MT) Public Library. When not held hostage in a good book, he enjoys exploring the wilds of Montana with his wife, Rena, and three children. His research interests include: data analytics; library leadership; economic development and libraries; archives and record management; and, librarian as public historian.