Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Healthcare Consultant?

If you’re a physician leader or a physician who’s achieved results in either medical management, practice management, change management, EMR implementation, physician-hospital relations, or wellness creation, then you have specialized experience that healthcare organizations, large corporations, group practices, and employer groups are keen to tap into. Some of you have been thinking about doing consulting, […]

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Dr. Francine Gaillour in AMA News Article About Life Coaches for Physicians

I am delighted to report that I was interviewed for an article in the October 8 issue of the American Medical Association News:  “Game Plan for your future:  Life coaches help call the plays” You need to be an AMA News subscriber to access the article, but we are in the process of obtaining a […]

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Doctors Who Expand Their Career Learn New Ways to Be Healers

Many physicians are attached to a definition of “doctoring” and “healing” that must include “I wear a white coat and see patients.” The reality is most physicians are limiting themselves and falling short of their true capability to reach many more lives and influence the health and habits of their community.

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Aligning Your Life With Values: Does Not Exclude Business

My sister, Marsha, is on the left, and we are enjoying a rare event: she has come to visit me in Seattle. Usually I visit her (and I tease my sisters mercilessly about how many times I’ve flown to see them and how far behind they are in returning the favor). Marsha frequently serves as […]

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Are You Too Old for Physician Career Expansion?

In the past two weeks I heard the question “Am I too old to make a career change” from four different people in my personal and professional circle! And then on the heels of these comments, I happened to catch an intriguing interview about Johnny Cash, about the poignancy of his musical work in the […]

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A Daring Doctor Challenges Physicians To Rethink Report Cards

Here is a fuzzy photo of me with my Platinum program client and good friend, Dr. Fred Tobis, a former interventional cardiologist from Seattle, and now healthcare consultant. We look casual but we’re really hard at work strategizing about a project he has going. Fred is an expert in bringing medical staff and administrative teams […]

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Physician Career Change Formula: It’s Not too Complicated

Here I am with my Platinum Program client, Dr. Dianne Ansari-Winn, an anesthesiologist from Denver. We just enjoyed a long lunch break on the patio of the Flying Star restaurant (one of my favorites) in Corrales, New Mexico. Dianne flew to New Mexico for her Platinum program kick-off. My Platinum clients start out with a […]

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Physicians Who Lead Change Must First Lead the “Dreaming”

As leader, do you get fatigued from leading groups that are focused on budgets, operations, or disciplinary actions. Wouldn’t you love to be in a meeting that was all fun and games and ALSO produced a strategic vision that left everyone energized?

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Physicians and Networking: How Even Shy Doctors Learn to Venture Out

Do you have a network of allies who support you, give you leads on resources or opportunities? Here’s how to be a better networker: Join me Tuesday, September 11, 2007 for our monthly Physician Success Circle Career Development Institute Success Training Teleseminar where I’ll discuss a networking strategy that is NOT random Brownian motion at […]

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Daring Doctors Become Speakers

    Here is my Platinum Program client (in the inset and on the TV monitor), Dr. Doug Fullington, a busy and thriving Internist from North Carolina, and that’s me watching a video of the speech he recently gave at his home hospital to RAVE reviews. Way to go, Doug! I expected nothing less from […]

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Physician Career Transition and Leadership Greatness: What You Need to Know

  We had a great teleconference on July 31, addressing the topic of “tapping into your full potential” as a physicians. During this 60 minute teleconference, I shared a high-level outline of the following “need to know” essential insights based on the work I’ve done with dozens of physicians who have embarked on the journey […]

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Doctors – Discover Your Professional Path Through Your “Archetype” — Shaman, Warrior, Artist, Chief, Nurturer, Mystic?

This is an encore presentation of an article of mine that has been published by others in their newsletters over past year. It strikes a chord for many that I thought I would “check it out” of the Physician Career Development Library and publish it again for the benefit of new Daring Doctors subscribers. by […]

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