Clint Eastwood knows a thing or two about bombing. After last week’s widely panned “performance” at the Republican National Convention, he could probably teach a graduate level course on the topic. Thankfully, most of us don’t have to deal with our mistakes being broadcast on national television. But they can feel just as embarrassing. And if we don’t take the appropriate measures, they can potentially cause serious havoc in our careers.
So what is one to do if and when you pull “an Eastwood” at work (meaning you make a bad move that leaves everyone around you scratching their head)? Here are five steps to help you recover.