BLOG: Keep doing your homework
At a seminar a few years back, I heard an interesting statistic: the average preschooler asks around 500 questions every day, whereas the average adult asks only five. If you’ve raised children, you’ll know that 500 is a lot, but only five seems a shame.
To stay current in our industry and our careers, we have to learn, ask questions and investigate. When you’ve been working in the ophthalmic marketplace for more than 20 years, you may have a great deal of expertise, built on a variety of experience, but our industry is constantly changing and it’s crucial to keep up.
When you start a new position, you are overwhelmed with new information. You can’t avoid learning about the state of the industry and how it impacts your daily responsibilities. However, as you become tenured, you can easily fall into a comfort zone, so it’s vital to make a conscious effort to stay current.
Click here to read the full Ophthalmic Women Leaders blog entry by Beth Marsh, Principal of BAM Ophthalmology Consultants, LLC.