The learning moments happen when something goes wrong, but they aren’t about the “whole” thing.
The release might be late, but there was a moment when a developer jumped in and wrote some missing test cases for QA that helped them out.
Or when a QA resource went in and grabbed all the extra bugs ready to be invalidated and ran through them.
Or when someone started commenting on their code better.
Within everything, there are successful moments of growth where you, the Leader, have to take the time to acknowledge them.
You won’t always be perfect, but you can always be successful.
Want more? Check out my book Code Your Way Up – available as an eBook or Paperback on Amazon (CAN and US). I’m also the co-host of the Remotely Prepared podcast.