Success has multiple peaks, but it does not have one pinnacle. Every success leads to the other one. Success is the energy that we feel when we earn it and the power that keeps us going. In my opinion you can get a control of your life and succeed. The fact that we must earn success and that it can’t be inherited or borrowed, we don’t have a manual for success.
Every individual is perfect and has some or the other skill set, you just must figure out which one, enhance it and implement it in your life. Just listen to your inner power and you will be 1 step away from success.
What does success mean in medicine? In medicine success is not gauged in the financial terms, but a successful doctor is the one who treats their patients with safety, has benefited the administration, gained the trust of his peers and colleagues.
If you are a medical student and are looking forward for a successful career in medicine, the following points might interest you. These are few tips which will help you be on top of your game.
Find Mentorship Early
It is always good to find a mentor early in your career. A good mentor can give you the much-needed guidance and confidence which will be with you throughout your career. You can find a compatible mentor in a faculty, senior student or a member of the staff. According to a research it is possible to be successful without a mentor just as it is possible to run a marathon without a coach.
Don’t Compare Yourself to Others
If you want to be successful in any field, let alone medicine, you need to stop comparing yourself to others. It is a great achievement that you got into medical school, now you need to trust yourself that you are capable of succeeding in it. You just have to keep in mind that different students have different studying and working habits. If your friend reads a book three times you not necessarily have to read it as well. Every student has different study habits and not everything works for everyone.
Make Good Friends
According to Jim Rohn ’ You are the average of five people you spend most time with’. The biggest trait of successful people is that they surround themselves with positive people full of enthusiasm, energy and optimism. Try to spend time with people who bring out the best in you.
Take some time out for yourself
You have entered in a very demanding profession which requires immense dedication and professionalism. It is very important to keep some time for yourself and involve in some hobby. It will take some pressure off and let you start fresh.
Set a Goal
‘Setting a goal is the first step in turning the invisible into visible’ according to Tony Robins. To be successful in medicine you need to set a goal and a timeline to achieve it. You need to decide your plan of action and then work towards achieving it.
Being successful is not easy but trust me failures are tough to stand with. To be successful in your life you will be the one to take initiative and change. If you are not successful, that means you are doing something wrong. All you need to do it to recognise it and change it.