What’s the worst mistake you’ve made in a client deliverable? How’d you bounce back?

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Usually worst mistakes aren’t in deliverables. They tend to get caught. If they didn’t then shame on your leaders who reviewed it if the mistake is actually that large.

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I agree. Doesn’t answer question though

Left another client name in a boiler plate slide. One client said "eh, of course you re-use slides" Another client EXPLODED!

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Used autoshapes to draw a phallus on a photo of the client in the deck, who was being particularly douchey that day. Forgot to remove 🤷‍♂️

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