Elizabeth Gilbert: Success, failure and the drive to keep creating
Elizabeth Gilbert was once an “unpublished diner waitress,” devastated by rejection letters. And yet, in the wake of the success of ‘Eat, Pray, Love,’ she found herself identifying strongly with her former self. With beautiful insight, Gilbert reflects on why success can be as disorienting as failure and offers a simple — though hard — way to carry on, regardless of outcomes.
Rethinking Failure: Pat Hymel
How can we use failure as a powerful learning experience? In this introspective talk, Dr. Pat Hymel shares a story from his years as an emergency medicine resident and how he’s applied that lesson as an entrepreneur and CEO.
Pat Hymel, MD, is an entrepreneur-physician intently focused on patient safety issues. Pat’s devotion is to ensure technology improves patient outcomes without disrupting the clinician-patient relationship. His current venture is MedSnap ID, a mobile medication technology.
Rise again and be stronger and wiser