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The Gift of Innovation Failure with A.G. Lafley

April 12, 2011

During his tenure as CEO, President and Chairman of the Board at P&G, A. G. Lafley helped contribute to the organization’s tremendous success.  But with success comes some failure and thus, important lessons learned.  Lafley was featured this past spring in Harvard Business Review, where he was interviewed by Karen Dillon on how he learned lessons the hard way and why he views his failures as “gifts”.  Click here to read the inteview.

Interested in reading more? You might also enjoy Michael Schrage’s HBR blog on Lafley’s Ambiguous “Gift” of Innovation Failure.

Coming this October: A.G. Lafley will be a faculty member at the 2011 Global Institute for Leadership Development (GILD). During his keynote, he will address the responsibility of building and developing the structure for high-potentials within an organization.

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