December 12, 2019

Transitioning from medicine – Dr. Jennifer Spector’s story

Physicians often ask me, “How long does it take to transition to a nonclinical career?”  My answer is always, it depends. From my experience, the time ranges from 3 months to 2 – 3 years, with an average of 12 – 18 months. Today I’m honored to introduce Dr. Jennifer Spector, a podiatrist, and surgeon… Read More

How do you do with acknowledgment and gratitude?

Last week I was backing out of my garage, heading for the gym. I was almost to the end of the driveway when it struck me- This might be the last time I’d see Josh. I hit the brakes. Josh is the uber charismatic guy who works the front desk at Gold’s gym. He is… Read More

What doesn’t feel like the right fit for you?

Is there something in your life that doesn’t feel like the right fit? Sometimes what we’re doing is not a great fit. Like me and ballet. I don’t know whose idea it was, I’m not trying to lay blame here, but somehow around the age of 7, I was in ballet. I liked the black… Read More

3 key money questions to ask yourself before a career change

When I was running my derm practice and questioning my career path, I met with a guy I’ll call “Mr. Bow-Tie.” He owned a financial advising company in Austin. Mr. Bow-Tie had salt and pepper hair, a compact build, and dark, thick-rimmed glasses. He sported a red bow-tie with white polka dots. Probably not a… Read More

Having trouble networking on LinkedIn? Try this.

All dressed up and nowhere to go. Is this your LinkedIn profile? You’ve put in the time to get your headshot and entered in your professional history. You even have a number of contacts. But it’s like, now what?  What the heck do I DO with my profile?  How do I reach out to people… Read More