For some of us, screwing up at work can have some pretty dire consequences. As tempting as it may be to pretend a mistake never happened, the best way to move on is to apologize, stat. Keep in mind that you may be required to do extra work or lose some responsibilities for your gaffe, but honesty is always the best policy in the workplace.

Do It Today: After an office error, come clean to your boss ASAP to minimize damage and regain your team’s trust.


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