Don’t Let Blind Spots Ruin Your Career

“Kevin McCarthy was blindsided with a conspiracy and mail fraud charge and prison sentence. Today, he tells his story to help leaders recognize their biases and blind spots before it’s too late."

Every time I speak at a conference as the opening or closing keynote or facilitate BlindSpot Zone seminars for different organizations I am reminded of the importance of being aware of our blind spots. Of course, it is easy to understand with 20/20 hindsight. I wish I would have known then what I understand now about the blind spots that impact the quality of our decisions. Herein lies the problem.

When we are in The BlindSpot Zone™, we are largely unaware. We believe our perceptions and interpretation of reality is, in fact, reality. This is not always the case. So often we don’t realize this until it is too late. We look back on our decisions and behavior and think, “I didn’t see that coming". Welcome to The BlindSpot Zone™.

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Kevin McCarthy is the bestselling author of BlindSpots – Why Good People Make Bad Choices. He is a professional member of the National Speakers Association and immediate past President of the Oregon chapter, where he recently won Member of the Year. He is also the Marketing Chair for NSA’s National Chapter Leadership Committee. Kevin is a full time keynote speaker, bestselling author, consultant and coach helping high performing leaders make better choices . Global organizations hire Kevin for transformational leadership and ethics keynotes, seminars and strategic training programs.