Everyone is learning throughout their day whether it is intentional or not. On topics that we are well acquainted with, we actually run the risk of missing out on additional information of that same topic. There are nuances, or undertones that all topics encompass. As a result of how well we think we know a topic, the risk of repeatedly missing the extraordinary additional perceptions and depth that the topic offers increases.
What might be a good example to describe this phenomenon?
As a physical therapist, we will see/treat many individuals with the same diagnosis, the same complaint, using the same verbal description. Of course, therapists have treated this type of complaint for possibly years. Yet, are we missing something? Have we been able to reduce the number of visits with longer-lasting outcomes? If not, then chances are, we are missing the nuances of what is taking place inside the client. One size fits one is my motto. Therefore, it behooves us to delve deep into how tissues realty moves inside.
We should not assume, even if we are considered “experts” in a field, that we should not continue to review into the depths of our field
As environmental health and safety professionals, there are so many compliances, rules, processes, and procedures, that we must remember on a daily basis. If an employee or two has expressed complaints regarding a specific task of a job, again, what are the nuances of that job that can be altered to bring about better productivity and less fatigue or soreness in the individuals.