In every organization the quality of learning, advancement, and efficiency, depends very much on the sharing of Lessons Learned.
We are pleased to announce our newest CoachingOurselves module, “Learning from Mistakes and Successes”, written by Dr. James Kass. Dr Kass’ career has spanned research in human spaceflight to knowledge management with the European Commission. James brings this unique blend of expertise to our latest offering.
This module challenges you to investigate some of the personal barriers to realizing and sharing lessons learned, and then presents some organizational approaches to successfully integrate these lessons. You can look at which aspects of your culture need attention and what sources of lessons learned you should draw on. If your situation calls for it, take some time to begin developing a process or discuss problematic privacy issues.
“Learning from Mistakes and Successes” is not just the domain of project managers but is for every employee in an organization. If individuals can be supported in overcoming a sense of vulnerability around sharing mistakes and their competitiveness around sharing successes, all employees can increase their personal effectiveness and contribute to the overall positive legacy of the organization.
This module challenges you to explore:
- the impact of personal and organizational Lessons Learned and not learned;
- the key barriers hindering the sharing of learnings;
- promoting a process and culture of Lessons Learned in your unit/organization.
Dr. James Kass has had a multi-disciplinary and multi-national career. He has worked in the domain of human spaceflight (since 1980), across the very different infrastructures of academic research, industry, and national and international agencies including the European Space Agency, NASA, and the European Commission. His work spans various disciplines such as nuclear physics, neurophysiology, applied psychology, human spaceflight, integrated applications, knowledge management. and artificial intelligence (AI). He currently running his own consultancy, James R Kass Space Consulting. www.kass-space.com