Posts Tagged: Mistakes

What to Do When You’ve Royally Screwed Up at Work (Part 1)

“You’re tackling a typical day in the office, juggling meetings, phone calls, and that hyperactive inbox of yours, when suddenly it hits you – the worst possible feeling to have at work. Your heart drops, your face goes cold, and your adrenaline kicks in. You’ve just realized you’ve made a mistake.” – Ashley Cobert, PublicRead… Read more »

Are These 8 Mistakes Making You Look Like an Amateur?

There’s no question that presenting a professional appearance is important if you want to do well in your career. A professional appearance isn’t just a matter of checking all the right boxes when it comes to experience, skills, and knowledge – it’s about proving to your bosses, coworkers, and contacts that you’re a reliable personRead… Read more »

5 Lessons I Didn’t Learn in a Seminar

As a public sector employee for over fifteen years, I’ve attended seminars and workshops on a variety of subjects and logged in to webinars to learn from others in online classrooms. With rare exceptions, I always come away with a valuable lesson, idea or new perspective. However, a few of the most valuable lessons I’veRead… Read more »