Starting again (knowing what you know now)

Whether it’s a failed business, marriage, exam or physical challenge – the reality is that something is going to go wrong at some time.

Imagining that your success is linear and permanent is fantasy.

So here’s one key lesson I’ve learned about finding yourself back at square one.

Don’t reinvent the systems, performance and behaviours that got you there.

Do something different.

You’ll never have a better opportunity than when you have nothing left to lose.

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Chris Barrow

Chris Barrow has been active as a consultant, trainer and coach to the UK dental profession for over 20 years. As a writer, his blog enjoys a strong following and he is a regular contributor to the dental press. Naturally direct, assertive and determined, he has the ability to reach conclusions quickly, as well as the sharp reflexes and lightness of touch to innovate, change tack and push boundaries. In 2014 he appeared as a “castaway” in the first season of the popular reality TV show “The Island with Bear Grylls”. His main professional focus is as Coach Barrow, providing coaching and mentorship to independent dentistry.