non-clinical career alternatives

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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What Gets You Closest to Your Physician Career Goal?

Of all the stuff you keep yourself busy with, what really is going to propel you forward toward your BIG GOAL? Can you eliminate the clutter, the to-do list (or at least re-prioritize) so the SINGLE one strategy can you focus on for a solid week or two in order to get you launched to a new level along your journey toward your BIG career goal?

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

If you’ve been wondering what personal qualities you must possess to expand, transition, or advance your career–whether within or outside of healthcare–or what strategies successful physicians have implemented to uncover their special talents that you’re not privy to, then my free teleconference call

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Journey to Reveal the Physician Leader Within

“Journey to Reveal the Leader Within” a weekend retreat for Physicians who want to get “unstuck” in their career and create blueprint for professional fulfillment — will be held October 19-22, 2007 at the uncommonly beautiful Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa in New Mexico. The 2 and 1/2 day professional development retreat/workshop for physicians […]

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The Journeys of Career Development Takes Courage and Resilience

Here am I standing in front of this two-story rock fireplace with my Platinum Program client, Lydia Njamfa, MD, a family physician and business owner from Dallas, Texas. No it’s not my home–After a lunch break during our Client Strategy Meeting, I brought Lydia to the Civica Building in downtown Bellevue. The building has a […]

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Physician Leader: Would You Rather Manage Ideas or People?

Here is a concept that struck me as significant so many years ago: It was a novel and potentially useful way to look at those “major” forks in the road for those of us physicians who have embarked on paths beyond clinical practice.

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A Daring Doctor reads “The Black Swan”

  Here am I sitting with the book The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, written by Nassim Taleb and sent to me by my client, Charles Guernsey, DO, MBA, (in the photo on left). Normally I am the one recommending or sending reading material to my clients, but Charles keeps me on […]

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Cracking the Code to Your Physician Career

Are there codes and hidden clues that can guide your professional and personal life as a doctor? And if you looked for them, would that be a clear sign that you’ve gone off the deep end or have become hopelessly “woo woo”?

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A Daring Doctor Explores Career Alternatives

Here is my Platinum program client, Dr. Scott Gebhardt, a successful and visionary Internist from Florida, and we are at the Range Cafe in Bernalillo, New Mexico. Scott and I are taking a lunch break during our Client Strategy Session that kicked off his Platinum Executive Coaching Program in March. New clients have the option […]

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How Technology Savvy Should Doctors Be?

  Here I am with my Platinum Executive Program client, Dr. Dana Carpenter (on the right), an Ob-Gyn physician and healthcare media advisor–“Dr. Dana”. She took our picture with the built-in webcam on her iMac notebook during our Client Strategy meeting last month. When it comes to technology, I find that physicians are “all over […]

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Physician Career Transition: The Three Dimensions of Fulfillment

For an audio discussion of the Three Dimensions of Professional Fulfillment, get my FREE Physician Career Management Toolkit   For physicians embarking on professional transition, a helpful model I have used with clients is the Three Dimensions of Career Fulfillment. Imagine three interlocking circles, each representing one of these three aspects: Vision-Values Skills Economic Engine […]

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Physician Career Stability: What does it mean to you?

What keeps us from taking a career risk as leaders and business professionals? Often it’s a desire to maintain “stability”. As practicing physicians, we reasonably expected to set up a practice, build it over time, and derive a good income without a major interruption. For many physicians, the largest threat to that stability has been […]

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