Dwell on Learning Experiences—Not Mistakes
As the year draws to a close, we at Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) know that it’s natural to think back over the last 12 months and reflect on the successes and failures that your practice has experienced. Unfortunately, many people get stuck dwelling on past “mistakes” and reproaching themselves for what should have been. Or, maybe even worse, we look at mediocre results and simply shrug and move on. Many famously successful people produced great results by learning from rather than dwelling on their mistakes. As you review your year, consider Thomas Edison’s quote about inventing the light bulb, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Some tips for turning mistakes into learning experiences:
At IPED, our mission is to serve the total practitioner and the patients he or she cares for. To learn more about why you should become a member, contact our Executive Director, Ruth Ann Donahue by calling: 978-296-7634.
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