Burn It All Down To Create Something New coaching feelings Jan 31, 2023

 

 

 

“Sometimes you are in the middle of your destiny before you even know it has begun.”
―Sarah Holman
 

 

 

As a native New Yorker, I always thought Chicago was the “Second City” because it was inferior to New York.  I would go out on a...

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Goal Setting: Dreaming Big In The New Year coaching goals Jan 03, 2023

 

 

“Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life.”
―Les Brown

 

  

We ask our children to wonder and dream, and they do.

  • What do you want to be when you grow up? 
  • If you had a million dollars, what would you do...
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One Year Later: What I Learned From A Year Of Blogging balance coaching Dec 20, 2022

 

 

“Life is about taking chances, trying new things, having fun, making mistakes, and learning from it.”
―Unknown



 

As I settled into the new identity of physician coach, I struggled to find ways to express my thoughts and ideas.  I know most people are captivated...

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Change Yourself, Change The System balance coaching Dec 06, 2022

 

 

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.”
― Mahatma Gandhi



 

I stumbled upon the Financial Independence Retirement Early (FIRE) movement when I was extremely frustrated with medicine.  Retirement seemed like the best solution for my physician...

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The Legacy Of Abundance balance coaching feelings goals Nov 23, 2022



 

 

“There is a lie that acts like a virus within the mind of humanity. And that lie is, ‘There’s not enough good to go around. There’s lack and there’s limitation and there’s just not enough.’

The truth is that there’s more than enough...

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Ending Compare And Despair coaching goals lifestyle Nov 15, 2022

 

 

 

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”

—Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

We are taught from an early age to avoid comparing ourselves to others.  Then, we are sent off to school,...

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The Power Of Context balance coaching lifestyle Nov 08, 2022

 

  

“Life does not change if you only modify the content,

your life will change if you will dare to alter the context.”

–Santosh Kalwar

 

 

Have you heard the commencement speech given by David Foster Wallace, called This Is Water?  I...

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Living In Integrity balance goals lifestyle Nov 01, 2022

 

 

“If you have integrity, nothing else matters. 

If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters.”

–Harvey Mackay

  

 

Here are some words I never imagined saying: I recently attended a conference for entrepreneurs.  I was surrounded...

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Where Are The Physician Satisfaction Metrics? coaching feelings goals Oct 25, 2022

 

 

“The Hospital Will Not Love You Back.”

–Vagabond MD 



During a recent physician meeting, one of my partners began talking about physician satisfaction.  He said it in a very matter-of-fact way.  He spoke about how our current way of doing things...

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Rethinking Regret coaching feelings Oct 18, 2022

 

 

“Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets, so love the people who treat you right, forget about the ones who don’t, and believe that everything happens for a reason.  If you get a chance, take it.  If it changes your life, let it.  Nobody...

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Conquering Your Fear Of Failure coaching feelings goals Oct 11, 2022

 

 

“Perfection is the enemy of good.”

–Voltaire



Regarding the invention of the electric light bulb, Thomas Edison famously said: “I have not failed.  I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”  Can you imagine a world where Thomas...

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Indulging In Worry coaching feelings Oct 04, 2022

 

 

 

“Worry pretends to be necessary but serves no useful purpose.” 

—Eckhart Tolle

 

 

 

I have always been a worrier.  When I was eight years old, I received a set of Guatemalan worry dolls.  They were tiny woven figures that fit...

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