April 24, 2018

Does Your Job Spark Joy? Does It Need To?

‘Tis the season… to be Joyful!! The greeting cards, the Christmas shows, the holiday music, even the wrapping paper – it’s all reminding us to feel joy. I’ve got joy on the brain and my mind is drifting off, not to the land of sugar plum fairies, but to this question of joy and work…. Read More

Do I Need to Leave Medicine? One Physician’s Story

Dear readers, I am honored to share with you an inciteful and powerful story by one of my awesome clients.   When you tell people you are changing jobs, they want to know why. Many people will even ask, “Are you going to make more money?” or “Is this a promotion for you?” They don’t… Read More

Locums – Could It Be For You?

“What do you think about my doing some locums? Would that look bad on my CV?” I’m often asked this question, as many of my clients are redesigning their careers, and locum tenens offers flexibility, income, and a way to keep a stethoscope in the door. While my clients may like the idea in theory,… Read More

Who’s In The Driver’s Seat? You or Your Inner Critic?

If your Inner Critic’s in the driver’s seat, it could steer you away from what you really want in life, including a better career. Seriously! Coming home last night from dance lessons, it was definitely my Inner Critic at the wheel. Two years ago I finally got up the nerve to begin learning partner dancing… Read More

Create Your Own Pu Pu Platter for Career Transition

I remember giggling as a kid when someone would order thePu-Pu Platter at a Chinese restaurant.  I must admit the name still kind of cracks me up.  For those of you uninitiated in things Pu Pu, the platter is a sample tray of appetizers – egg rolls, spare ribs, chicken wings, fried shrimp, beef teriyaki,… Read More