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Mistakes Execs Make When Leaving

HBR conducted a survey of more than 700 senior executives who had resigned from a previous position - only 16% reported that they would have done nothing differently when they did so.

Their top 3 regrets were:

1) Being unprepared for the worst-case scenario (fired on the spot).

2) Neglecting to rehearse (thus failing to articulate the core reason/s)

3) Failing to foresee the fallout (hurt feeling, misunderstandings, feelings of betrayal, etc.).

Interestingly, otherwise sharp and discerning senior executives were the most likely group to make these mistakes.

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