An apparently minor slip-up while dealing with anything as important as a job, a commercial deal, or any other substantial endeavor can have serious repercussions. Keep in mind that mistake are an inevitable element of improvement, and that many of them may be minimized or eliminated entirely if discovered and addressed promptly.
The finest thing you can do if your mistake impacts someone else’s job is to apologize for it. Apologizing, promising to remedy the problem, and taking actions to prevent a recurrence are all good ways to show contrition.
Remember that striving for perfection is futile, and that true achievement lies in accepting and working through our shortcomings. Accepting responsibility and making amends can soften the blow of your error and demonstrate your commitment to future improvement.