Learn from rookie mistakes

Ever felt like you were making a rookie mistake, and wished you had advice from people who’ve been there, done that? Catch some tips with My Rookie Moment, a video series where McKinsey senior leaders talk about challenging moments early in their careers, and how they overcame them to get to where they are. Stay tuned for the next episode, but in the meantime, check out how our colleagues dealt with the following topics:

  • public speaking
  • giving or receiving tough feedback
  • adapting to change
  • mentoring
  • problem-solving

Problem-solving, Lareina Yee

Difficult conversations, Liz Hilton Segel

Solo act, Acha Leke

Speaking up, Tania Holt

The tough stuff, Joe Ngai

Adaptation, Jennifer Stanley

Being bold, Robert Palter

Sticky situations, Sven Smit