Nobody's perfect, but leadership can be defined by how you handle mistakes and shortcomings, writes Paul LaRue. If you let your temper get the better of you or are unduly harsh with an employee, it's important to step up, admit your mistakes and make amends. "Go to the issue, no matter how painful it may be. Only then can everyone start to move forward as a team," LaRue writes.
How to face up to your mistakes