The CEO of Rakuten Inc (largest ecommerce site in Japan) Hiroshi Mikitani, recently penned an article titled 'Passive Regression Could Kill Your Business' outlining his view on the value of the learning gained from making what he calls active mistakes. Active mistakes as opposed to passive mistakes!
His definition of a passive mistake is broadly one resulting from omission, caused by not taking action when one should. It reminded me of the Head in The…Continue
Life long learning and self development are two hallmarks of truly great people. But isn't it difficult ot get time to learn, at least in the formal sense?
The corporate approach for decades has been to select it's best and brightest and dispatch them to the recognised business schools. The MBA was the passport to bigger and greater…