Nearly every professional has experienced the fear and humiliation of making a big mistake at work.
But according to best-selling management author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch, it's not the mistake that could break your career — it's how you handle it.
"Everybody screws up sometimes," Welch says. "You lose a big client. You hire the wrong person. You miss a deadline for getting a product to market."
"It is not fatal unless you think it is."
So how do you bounce back from a major screwup?