Well, that certainly touched a nerve. The post the Four Stages of Comms Facepalm sparked an explosion of comments from people who have had cause to put their hand to their head and go: ‘DOH!’ at a request from someone. Often senior.
by Kath Hughes
OK so we have all been there, that excruciating moment when you open the ‘poster’ that a well meaning person has spent a long time creating. It can’t possibly go out – its crammed with too many complicated words, multiple clip art speech bubbles, and a number of out of proportion logos. But it needs to go out NOW and you are the one preventing it.
So, what next? Try this three step guide to cope with moments like this and let me know if it works for you.