LEARNING FROM ‘FAILURE’ … ?
Whether you are trying to earn your first ultrasound credential, or adding a specialization, we can all agree that there isn’t much fun in sitting for the examination. The nature of the exam lends itself to anxiety, because it is ‘PASS/FAIL’. There are no Gold, Silver or Bronze medals … nor is there even a Participation Trophy. It is a binary result (Win-Lose), and 2nd Place is equivalent to a loss.
Modern cultural emphasis on raising/maintaining self-esteem has rendered the word ‘failure’ Continue reading