I have a confession to make: I was wrong about LeBron James.
I thought that he would never win an NBA Championship. While possessing other-worldly talent, I didn’t think he had the depth of character to lead his team to the mountaintop. Yet, somehow, there he was last month, celebrating a championship with his teammates—one that he had largely willed them toward. I was wrong.
Of course, many mis-judgments of talent are made in sports—and business—every day. The question is, what do we do when the facts change and we recognize that we’ve under- (or over-) evaluated someone on our team?
As brief background for non-basketball fans, LeBron James has been regarded as one of the most talented basketball players in the world since he was in high Continue reading