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Courage to Confess


With an all-encompassing dread, I feared making mistakes. When I inadvertently did something wrong, I kept quiet and hoped no one would find out.

I entered the corporate world in my fifties. One day, a mistake was made on the job, and my boss prepared to inform the offender that mistakes would not be tolerated. With a knot in my stomach, I took a deep breath, interrupted the conversation, and confessed, “It was my fault. I didn’t provide the correct information.” Silence filled the room. My boss looked at me in disbelief. At first, I braced for the tirade ...

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