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Give excuses without sounding like a weasel

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You make a mistake and your bosses notice. You have a valid excuse. Still, you don’t want to harp on it or you’ll look like a weasel. The solution? Take responsibility while citing the cause of your error. Example: “It’s my responsibility. In the future, I won’t just rely on the promises I get. I’ll monitor follow-through more closely.”

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