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Success by Michael Edmondson

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PrefaceThe Changing Definition of Success

In an article discussing the training of new radiologists, Dr. Richard B. Gunderman wrote that “everyone wants to succeed, but few people take the time to study success. Similarly, everyone dislikes failure, but few people invest the time and energy necessary to learn from their mistakes.”16 Dr. Gunderman’s observation is an important one to highlight in the beginning of a book about success. The abundance of research on success makes it a field that people can indeed study. The 2013 American Express Life Twist Study is one such example. In its research American Express discovered that nearly six in ten Americans reported that they consider themselves to be a success; yet 83 percent also agreed with the ...

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