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The Art and Power of Saying “NO” -Physician coaching clears the path for fulfillment and impact

It’s a common experience- someone asks us to do something and, while our heart and gut are screaming, “NO!” we hear the word “yes” come out of our mouth. Why and how does that happen? And, more importantly, how can … Continue reading

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Doctors in the Crosshairs

We’re in trouble. No, really. We’re in a lot of trouble. We’re an aging population. Health care consumes an increasing amount of our budget. And we’re attacking our strongest allies. I became a physician in the HMO era and was … Continue reading

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What makes you come alive? A physician coach asks herself this important question

We recently visited the Dominican Republic, a beautiful nation with many kind-hearted people.  After we pulled off the road with a flat tire, a man came to our aid and helped us access our spare tire. He then returned with a jug … Continue reading

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What are the signs that you’re unhappy? Physician coaching can help you create the life you want to be living

A talented friend of mine worked for a while in a software company.  She liked the people she worked with and the pay was good.  But the work was draining and not creative.  Each time she had a bad day, … Continue reading

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Physician Burnout – Real and Getting Worse. The time to make changes is NOW

Is this familiar? That feeling of emotional exhaustion at the end of a day of seeing patients. Viewing patients as problems to deal with rather than individual human beings who come to us for help. Leaving the office after a … Continue reading

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Take a moment to give thanks – a physician coach’s RX for a happy Thanksgiving

I love Thanksgiving!  As a child, it was my favorite holiday, as our family came together and the house was filled with the smell of my mother’s delicious cooking.  Our cousins would arrive and we would play until dinner was ready. As … Continue reading

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Let’s all take a Sabbatical – a quick way to renewal

As a physician coach, I work with people who are overwhelmed and burned out.  The solution is often simpler and more available than they ever imagined. During a recent broadcast, travel expert Pico Iyer discussed his decision to move from … Continue reading

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