You are not on vacation

You are not on vacation

It isn’t often that I rant. That said, now and then everyone encounters something that can only be addressed with a good old fashioned rant, and that’s what is happening today.  It all started with a conversation I had with a friend who also happens to be an...
You’re not there yet

You’re not there yet

I remember graduating from residency in 2008. I was finally done! I had paid the price for over a decade and didn’t have to study intensely anymore FOREVER. I gave high school my all to make into a great medical school. I gave medical school my absolute best shot so I...
Think you can’t be an entrepreneur? Think again!

Think you can’t be an entrepreneur? Think again!

One of the reasons a lot of doctors I talk to do not want to start businesses is because they are insecure. ‘I don’t have any experience in business.’ ‘I don’t have an MBA.’ I can’t do what that entrepreneur over there is doing.’ I don’t know where I will find the...
3 ways to attend conferences like a boss

3 ways to attend conferences like a boss

I’m at a conference and like many of you, I would usually ask myself,  “What is the best use of my time here? How do I get the most out of this conference?  I left my family at home, paid for the conference registration, plane tickets and a hotel room. How...
Your dreams are valid

Your dreams are valid

I remember starting my practice nine years ago. I was filled with feelings of inadequacy.  I felt others could own thriving practices and I couldn’t. I felt others had what it took but I didn’t. I felt the dreams of others were valid but mine wasn’t!  That...
When it hurts to be an entrepreneur

When it hurts to be an entrepreneur

Starting my medical practice was one of the most exciting and most nerve racking time of my life. It was exciting because I was doing something that I did not realize was possible for me. I was building a state-of-the-art pediatric practice that was profitable. It was...