How might we encourage the FP/RH workforce to share knowledge with each other? Particularly when it comes to sharing failures, people are hesitant. This post summarizes Knowledge SUCCESS’s recent assessment to capture and measure information-sharing behavior and intention among a sample of FP/RH and other global health professionals based in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.
We all fail; it’s an inevitable part of life. Of course, no one enjoys failing, and we certainly don’t go into new endeavors hoping to fail. Look at the potential costs: time, money, and (perhaps worst of all) dignity. But, while failure doesn’t feel good, it is actually good for us.