You’re a mess. Your boss is a mess. Your co-worker two desks down is definitely a mess. It’s safe to say everyone’s a mess. We all make mistakes, take on too many things, forget many more, avoid those hard conversations… you know what I mean. But frankly, it’s not helping anyone. So, what if we could turn our mess into success?

Self-professed serial mess-maker, Scott Miller, has spent 50 of his 51 years working up to his realization that owning your mess is the first step to leadership success. That’s why he decided to write his new book “Management Mess to Leadership Success” which outlines 30 challenges to help each of us own our messes and become an inspiring and confident leader in the process.

The book, like Scott, is honest, relatable, authentic, courageous, and funny. Scott is today’s guest on People at Work and I had the opportunity to hear first-hand about the importance of owning your mess and creating the conditions for others to do so too. You’ll want to get your hands dirty with this one, and please share in the comments below if you’ve got any of your own mess to success stories!


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