It hasn’t been a good week for professional sports teams hailing from Atlanta. In the Braves’ and Falcons’ failures, however, are lessons for rebounding at work. These two teams were once thought of as rising stars – just like workers who enjoy success begin getting more responsibility. Brandon Smith explains how to rebound from a big work failure.
NFL officials are back on the job in part because of a now-famous controversy two weeks ago. The replacement officials made a game-deciding call in favor of the Seattle Seahawks and were out the door three days later. Brandon Smith takes that situation into the workplace and explains how to recover when you screw up very publicly.
That big project at work just failed spectacularly or you fell short of an important goal, and now you’re trying to figure out what happened. Research suggests you need an outside perspective to truly understand your behavior and track down missteps. Brandon Smith explains how to find it.
Federal banking regulators want former officials of Atlanta-based Silverton Bank to pay $71 million in damages following Georgia's largest bank failure. Silverton went belly up two years ago. Now, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation alleges, former bank officials followed lax lending policies and bought lavish airplanes and posh buildings while their bank verged on collapse.