As a business owner, you have one primary role: Make money. I hate to put it in such callous terms, but that's the primary aim of any business.  You have to make a profit first if you want to do anything else.  Making a profit isn't the most important thing.  Your passion, your service, and your desire to help others should be the main motivation behind the business. Money can not be ...

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It's not hard to get started in real estate investing, but it can feel overwhelming at first. There are so many questions to answer!

  • Where do I get the money to do it?
  • How do I find the "right" property?
  • Do I have time to be a landlord right now?
  • Is it really worth the investment?
Financial security is an illusion, if your only income is from your main job.
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I think it’s time for physicians to end the assault on the clinical practices of PAs and NPs. Are you worried about PAs and NPs taking your job? If you’re a good doctor, you should stop worrying. Great PAs and NPs are everywhere, and I think it’s time physicians embraced them. PAs and NPs have excellent skills My first rotation as a third-year medical student was in the emergency department. There was a ...

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Why do you need professional advisors? If you were the CEO of a company pulling in $15 million in top-line revenue, you wouldn't be managing that organization by yourself, right? You'd have a team of trusted professional advisors in your "C-suite" to help you manage the business. You would have a director of human resources, a chief operations officer, a chief financial officer, and probably ten other people to manage different parts ...

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I recently spoke with a colleague who transitioned out of the military in the last year. He was previously excited about his new job opportunity, but now a year later, he tells me, "I hate civilian medicine." I was surprised because he had been excited about the opportunity to teach in a residency program again. He said, “I love teaching, and I love the residents. ...

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Residents and fellows around the country have bought into the "medical training myth." The myth states: "Life will get so much better when I finish residency/fellowship." Sadly, too many house staff buy into this false belief and experience tremendous letdown when they graduate. Residents often see their attending stroll into the team room with a cup of coffee at 8 a.m., ready to round. Meanwhile, they think, “I’ve been ...

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