November 16, 2018

From FIRED to Public Speaker – An Anesthesiologist’s Story

If you have a dream of doing something out of the box, but are afraid to give it a try, take courage from Dr. Lynette Charity’s story. Read on to see how this anesthesiologist turned a negative experience into a new career. Q: What made you decide to transition from Anesthesiology into Public Speaking? Dr…. Read More

“Good things come to those who write!”

A few weeks ago I found myself surrounded by majestic palms, white sand, fruity drinks, and a bunch of doctors bursting with great book ideas. The location, the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida, was the perfect setting for this most remarkable conference by SEAK, “How to Make Money as a Physician Writer.” SEAK co-founder,… Read More

SEAK Non-Clinical Careers Conference

Last month I was in Chicago at the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers Conference. This is one of my favorite conferences and I love volunteering there as a mentor every year. I sat in a humongous room in the Crown Plaza Hotel at a tiny table where I met with a different physician attendee every 15 minutes for… Read More

Help For The Reluctant Negotiator

  If you’re like a lot of physicians, negotiating for yourself isn’t something that you like to do or feel very skillful at. For better or worse, negotiations are an inescapable part of our life. Our reluctance to negotiate for ourselves can leave us with the short end of the stick, as in the words… Read More

Doctors Gather From Around the World to Improve Physician Health and Resiliency

My mind is on fire with all I have absorbed in the past 10 days. Two back to back trips to Chicago. Two doctor conferences. One offering ways for physicians to leave medicine. The other trying to keep doctors happy and healthy in practice. The first conference was SEAK’s Conference on Non-Clinical Careers for physicians…. Read More