In this episode, Ford and Patrick discuss how to own your mistakes instead of making excuses. When you make excuses and blame others, you become the problem. When you don’t make excuses, you become the solution.

Questions explored in this episode:

  1. What happens to my leadership and influence when I make excuses?
  2. How can I own my mistakes?
  3. How does acknowledging your mistakes help with your leadership?
  4. What are the 3 steps of owning personal responsibility?

Ford Taylor is a leadership solution trainer, strategist, and speaker. With a primary emphasis on the people who serve an organization while simultaneously maintaining a clear focus on the business or organization itself, Ford shares straightforward, practical solutions through authentic leadership training and individualized leadership consulting. Ford helps to both define and navigate leadership in today’s business culture with an empathetic intelligence derived from decades of experience with an array of people, personalities, and companies both large and small.

Patrick Williams met Ford Taylor in 2014, and his life was truly “transformed.” Learning, sharing, and modeling the tools and ingredients of Transformational Leadership has profoundly impacted not only his marriage and relationships but also his business interests, community involvement, and faith. Patrick loves people and lives to encourage others to be the best versions of themselves.