Language selection


Thrive Series: Team Toolkit: Initiating Failing Forward Meetings

Team meetings

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take."

Wayne Gretzky

In any failure or mistake, there is always an opportunity for learning. Imagine working towards a workplace where mistakes are recognized and seen as part of learning. This job aid will guide teams in creating meetings where failing and learning is embraced; otherwise known as "Failing Forward meetings" or "Mistake Meetings" or "First Attempt in Learning.



Initiating Failing Forward Meetings (TRN4-J44)

This job aid introduces the concept of failing forward meetings, or mistake meetings, and describes how to embrace, reflect on and share insights on mistakes made as a group learning opportunity.


How to use

How to use

  1. Download the job aid and share with your team
  2. Set up a meeting to discuss steps outlined in the job aid
  3. Incorporate these practices into your meetings (formal and informal)
  4. Reflection - How has your team benefited from this learning?

Return to the Thrive Series: Team Toolkit

Date modified: