Big presentation and your PowerPoint freezes after the second slide? A very good customer has now called for the 3rd time wondering where their already late order is? You have a large table of 12 and you forgot to tell the kitchen to go on their main entrees? Dealing with the uncertainty of change?
How should you react after you've had a bit of a stumble? Get up, dust yourself off and calmy get the job done. It's how you react and execute under pressure they'll remember most and they'll love you for it.
In 2004, National Spelling Bee contestant Akshay Buddiga fainted onstage, then rebounded into glory and one of the internet’s first viral videos. Start at the 2:00 min mark if you're in a rush. Source: The Ringer.