The importance of having a mentor Do you have a mentor? It is important for doctors to establish a mentor relationship with an older doctor who knows the ropes. They can have a big impact on your life when you hit a bump in the road. Today’s video helps explain why.
Even a resident can save for retirement This week James M. Dahle, MD, The White Coat Investor, published an article in his blog that I penned about my experience of saving for retirement during my residency. It is possible to do so and I was able to save enough before I left my five years … Read more
What is the true cost of clutter? How much of your day is wasted by clutter? How much of your life has been lost looking for something buried somewhere on your desk? How many projects have you started only to get sidetracked by something you saw nearby? There are already enough distractions around you without … Read more
Vacation more, it’s good for your health I received an e-mail from a friend with a good idea I hadn’t thought of before. As I sat on the back of the paddle wheel boat, The American Empress, riding up the Columbia River Gorge on vacation with my parents, his email was especially timely. His suggestion … Read more
Has debt got you down? It doesn’t have to be that way. My latest video covers eliminating the stress of debt. Many doctors don’t even notice the stress added by debt until it is gone. Doctors have often been in debt so long they can’t remember what it was like to be debt free. Many … Read more
Time is more valuable than money Few people budget their money and even fewer budget their time, yet time is more valuable than money. If you mess up your money budget, you can earn some more tomorrow. Time wasted can never be recovered and you don’t have all that much time in your life to … Read more
5 disadvantages of being an employee Recent trends in the practice of medicine have been shifting from a predominantly private practice model toward an employment model. Many factors are driving this. The popular emphasis on work-life balance has promoted the impression that it’s better as an employee, which is not necessarily true. Skyrocketing debt from … Read more
Sometimes it’s the little things that seem to irritate us most. What’s irritating you? If you have been irritable lately, maybe today’s video will help.
4 disadvantages of owning your practice Recent trends in the practice of medicine have been shifting from a predominantly private practice model toward an employment model. Many factors are driving this. The popular emphasis on work-life balance has promoted the impression that it’s better as an employee, which is not necessarily true. Skyrocketing debt from … Read more
Today’s Tuesday’s tip video is about the importance of getting enough sleep. More information about this is available in my book The Doctors Guide to Starting Your Practice Right available at Aloha Publishing and Amazon. Hope you enjoy it.