Fundamental principles for facing mistakes you have made: analyze the mistakes, prevent similar screw-ups, accept full responsibility for the mistake, stay on track, value the transparency and think logically.
– A true and complete remedy for the problem won’t be found until you know the total damage. This is why it’s crucial you don’t minimize the problem or downplay its seriousness. Having to come back and confess that a problem was actually much bigger than you let on will erase the credibility you were beginning to rebuild. (2018, entrepreneur.com)
– After you’ve talked yourself into a calm state, and before you talk to anyone about what’s gone wrong, analyze the mistake. What did you do (or not do) that caused it? If there is something you could do to prevent similar screw-ups in the future? (2017, Grammarly.com)