December 15, 2018

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

Up and Coming Non-Clinical Career: The Physician Advisor

If you’re not familiar with the role of the physician advisor, then grab a seat and some popcorn.  This may be of interest to you. To introduce this exciting opportunity, I’m reaching back in time (and horribly dating myself) to a scene from the film, The Graduate.  Benjamin (Dustin Hoffman) doesn’t know what he’s going… Read More