Five Resources for Bootstrapping a Startup
Founding your physician start-up on mostly your own finances can seem like an overwhelming task at times. Fortunately the Internet has come to the rescue with a huge array of services.
Taking Action to Prevent Burnout
While practicing medicine, Rich Sagall, MD, acquired multiple ancillary skills in anticipation of the day when providing care one-on-one to patients would no longer satisfy his sense of purpose.
A Leadership Fable
Where does the source of a leader's power come from? What helps to shape a true, strong leader? Having trusted advisors is helpful, but there's something else that aids leaders.
Leading Clinicians and Clinicians Leading
Despite what you may hope, Accountable Care Organizations and patient-centered medical homes are here to stay and demand heightened physician leadership. This means relying on skills of influence and persuasion, which is no easy feat to acquire.
Seven Secrets to Becoming a Successful Intrapreneur
For those physicians who want to be entrepreneurial physicians, but don't think their circumstances permit them to take the chance, the secret is to become an intrapreneur.
A Success Trait for Entrepreneurs
What does it take to succeed in life and business? There is some fascinating research - mainly coming out of the field of education - that sheds some light on the traits of successful individuals.
Innovation, Entrepreneurship in Brief
There are three great drivers of innovation and entrepreneurs are called to act upon those drivers to bring an idea into being through funding and planning.
Are You Making Resolutions or Commitments?
Philippa Kennealy is against making New Year's resolutions because they are often born of hopes and wishful thinking instead of a real desire to create change. She is making a commitment, instead.
Effectively Getting Your Word Out
Physicians with blogs think successful marketing is about writing as much content as possible; however, the real secret is knowing how to promote each blog post effectively. Here are some suggestions.
Seeking Leverage to Have an Impact
A serial physician entrepreneur realized that the only way he could make a real difference to more people was by using leverage as a businessman. He shares his inspiring story and some wisdom.
Medical Practice Makeover
Making that sometimes difficult shift from not wanting to deal with the business side of your practice to taking ownership, thinking like an entrepreneur and coming up with creative strategies to deliver care the way you want.
Developing Creative Business Ideas
Dutch entrepreneur Rene Andreasi-Bassi reveals the source of her business ideas and explains developing an idea into a viable business.
Steps to Achieve the Non-Clinical Career You Seek
Whether you're looking to leave your current job for another clinical position or to start a new non-clinical career, here are some lessons learned from those who went before you.
Customer Service that Truly Sparkles
Why is it so difficult to deliver good customer service? There doesn't even seem to be a definition for what that is, so Philippa Kennealy, MD, takes a stab at it herself.
5 Simple Tactics for Medical Practice Marketing
Marketing isn't selling; It's all about patient's desires. Here are my five no-brainer strategies to get you started.
Preventing Physicians Burnout: Is There a Secret Recipe? Part II
Ways to forestall the deadly mental, emotional and physical tolls that physician burnout takes.
A Primer for Physician Happiness?
Everything in life worth achieving requires practice. In fact, life itself is nothing more than one long practice session, an endless effort of refining our motions
Death of a Vision Spurs Entrepreneurial Physician
Physicians graduate medical school filled with idealistic aspirations before facing the reality of how hard it is to start a practice.
Preventing Physician Burnout: Is There a Secret Recipe?
With as much pessimism as the younger generation of doctors is experiencing, we're headed for widespread physician unhappiness, if not burnout!
Physician Collaboration via Your "Virtual Back Office Line"
How much productive time do you lose reaching out to a referring physician and waiting to hear back? What if you were able to access the intelligence and years of experience of a group of physicians, with a few taps on your mobile?
Is it Time to Pull the Plug on Your Marketing Activity?
Recognizing that your marketing efforts might look or feel good but aren't producing the goods is difficult.
Could You Turn Your Medical Knowledge to Copywriting?
There is currently a significant demand for copywriters with deep insights into health care and physicians contemplating a non-clinical business or career change could be perfect.
Use the Power of the Visual to Communicate
The infographic and other images are great ways to present complicated information to your colleagues, patients or clients.
Networking to a New Non-Clinical Position
One of your best tools to securing work in your areas of passion is your internet access.
The General Surgeon Who Sculpted a New Physician Career
An interview with a general surgeon who is the poster child for the physician career of the next generation.
Book Writing Secrets for Aspiring Physician Writers
A conversation with a book writing coach and published authors looking to help aspiring physician authors help get their message out.
Are the Physician Careers We Know Becoming Endangered?
Lifelong, fulfilling physicians careers, representing continuity, are a dying breed as today's physicians expect more out of their careers.
Simple SEO Strategies for Your Site
You'll save a ton of money on marketing if you decide to focus your energy on learning the best ways to use the internet and search engines to get your physician business online.
Even Introverts Can Succeed at Networking
Networking can be hard if a) you are super-busy and b) extremely shy or introverted. But even busy introverts can build up their "know, like and trust" factor.
Does the Ideal Physician Job Exist?
For most physicians, quitting isn't a realistic option, so maybe it's time to work on redefining your ideal job. Once you know what you want, you can go out and find it.
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