What is the biggest mistake you have made as an engineer?
In a separate post to our 5 Engineers section — part of this blog and our Fun Friday newsletter, where we toss out a question and invite our audience to respond with their wittiest answers — we asked: What 1 thing would you like your career to be remembered for? Visit this page to share your own answer to that question.
The question focused on the positives of a career. This week looking at the less positive side of things. We’re wondering: What is the biggest mistake you have made as an engineer?
Come on, they happen. No one is perfect, not even engineers. And, hey, they can be turned into positives. Our 2012 Tales From The Cube: Tell us Your Tale contest winner turned his mistake around.
So, what is the biggest mistake you have made as an engineer?
Be sure to stay tuned to this blog for more 5 Engineers questions in the weeks to come.
Editor's note: This article was originally posted on April 13, 2012, and edited on June 20, 2013.