“I’m really driven to use experiences to help clinicians do a better job. I have realized that I can help even more people by helping professionals who will work with patients every day.”
I am a person that likes a good challenge because it requires me to look creatively at a solution. As a clinician, one of the things I enjoyed most was just listening to each of my patients and trying to find the right outcome. I think it’s interesting what can learn from people if you really take the time to listen.
I am a horrible singer. I did take lessons, but it didn’t have a big impact. However, I love the sound of music. I love the way music makes me feel. I love the creativity. I just like everything about it. For me, there is nothing better than just sitting back and listening to music.
I’ve always had a passion for the game of tennis, and one of my learnings on the court has greatly influenced how I approach my professional life. When I started taking tennis lessons, I learned that there were three factors that impact racquet swing: pathway, speed, and angle. My coach’s advice was to focus on improving one factor at a time. I recall his exact words, “Perfect one skill before you move on!” I followed this advice and it served me well on the court. Years later, I have a similar approach with my team at Phonak – I encourage focusing on one deliverable at a time (the one which has the biggest impact) and ensuring it is well done before moving on. I have learned that accomplishing single successes in the right direction, delivers significant benefit over time.
AudiologyOnline has talked to Bradley about the advantages of working on the manufacturer side, and the moments he appreciates the gift of hearing the most.
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