Or maybe you credit your ascent to going it alone, or you just thrive on working independently. Have you made a mistake at work. Once you've done what you can, whatever that is, then it's time to declare the mistake officially over, even if you'll have to continue dealing with the consequences for a while. If you intentionally took a risk and it didn't work out, that doesn't qualify as a screwup.
If you're anything like me, it may feel like every mistake you've ever made is preserved in your memory for all time. This will make the file or folder unsearchable in windows. Heres a guide on how to recover from workplace errors with style and grace. Doing whatever you can to repair the harm you've done as quickly as you can is an important step in getting past a mistake. For the conscientious, mistakes often feel like a bigger deal than they are in reality. If I had it to do over, I wouldn't make that mistake again. Before you react, take a deep breath. Especially if youve been burned by a teammate who didnt pull their weight, it can seem like a mistake to hand over the reins ever again.