Here is how you can manage your mistakes — or someone else’s on your team — using the four Rs of mistake management and coaching conversations.
Posts Tagged: Mistakes
Everyone messes up in the workplace every once in a while. Learn how your brain can be responsible for these mistakes.
Use these six tips to turn your mistakes into growing experiences
“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 »
One of my favorite professional development books is “Mistakes I Made at Work” by Jessica Bacal. It’s a compilation of 25 essays from influential women who admittedly made a few early detours on their road to success. I love the book because it not only offers some real advice for your early career, but itRead… Read more »
Everybody makes everyday mistakes at work; we send out the wrong letter or jam the copier until it breaks. Although those mistakes aren’t fun, they are also not catastrophic. Epic mistakes are the ones that keep people up at night. An epic mistake can strike out of nowhere, and suddenly your whole world is inRead… Read more »
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 »
We all make mistakes at work. Some are minor — and some are downright cringe-worthy. I made these six mistakes so that you don’t have to. 1. Don’t make waves until you’ve been on the job for at least a year. The time frames here aren’t what’s important, as every job is different, but I’ve learnedRead… Read more »
In a perfect world we learn from our mistakes and don’t make the same ones twice. In a more perfect world we don’t make mistakes. Ah, if only everything were perfect. No one likes to make honest mistakes but of course we all do. In the private sector, “failing” has become a trendy step inRead… Read more »
You’ll take chances that don’t work out. You’ll put your trust in someone and they’ll let you down. You’ll misjudge your leaps. You’ll drop the ball. Making mistakes is a natural part of our learning process, and living in fear of making them can hinder us from trying new things – and becoming our best.Read… Read more »