How Executives Can Learn from Bad Decisions

From business owner to prison cell and back, Kevin McCarthy shares his lessons learned from ignoring ‘blind spots’

By Kevin Dobbs

Kevin McCarthy knows all too well the perils of ignorance: He spent 33 months in prison for a crime he unwittingly committed. McCarthy, author of “Blind Spots: Why Good People Make Bad Choices,” identified 10 common blind spots that too often hinder business leaders, and he explained why recognizing them can make any business leader more effective.