You Made a Big Mistake at Work. What Should You Do? - Deepstash
Everyone makes mistakes at work

These bumps in the road are a normal part of work, but if you manage them poorly, they can reduce your level of trustworthiness and damage your reputation.

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You Made a Big Mistake at Work. What Should You Do?

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Once you are aware of the mistake you have made, try to get in front of the situation before it spirals.

Being proactive about addressing whatever took place demonst...

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Offer a genuine and humble apology, acknowledging your error and the harm you caused to the other person, team, or the business.

Don’t be defensive or make your apology abou...

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While it is an act of integrity and accountability to admit and apologize for your error, you will only rebuild trust if you correct the behavior or issue.

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Unfortunately, the negatives outweigh the positives in our minds, meaning people remember your faults more than your strengths. This negativity bias means it’s essential to take ac...

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