When is the best time to walk away from a negotiation? The short answer is there are three reasons not to walk away versus ONE reason to leave. Does this story sound familiar? As a practicing gastroenterologist of almost 20 years, Dr. X found himself working harder and harder for […]
164 Million Americans will shop in the next 5 days Today is November 22nd, 2018 most famously known as Black Friday. According to the National Retail Federation, more than 164 million American consumers plan to shop over the five-day Thanksgiving weekend with most of them shopping on Black Friday. This […]
Dr. Chris Yerington is a retired cardiac and trauma anesthesiologist. Chris also attended law and business schools. After his clinical medical career ended due to a disability, Chris used his entire education and experiences to assist start-ups and entrepreneurs in Central Ohio. Chris often volunteers as a spokesperson or consultant for the companies and people he assists. He has a passion for working with professionals and physicians individually to ensure they have the best education and advice about disability insurance. Chris teaches us the key differences between group and individual disability insurance.
So what is financial independence and can it solve other problems plaguing healthcare? Although there are many negotiation tools and strategies, the single most important lever is confidence from having a Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement (BATNA). Which is the best of the best according to Physician On Fire? […]
In this episode, Michelle teaches us the importance of networking for career advancement. Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley trained as a physician but realized early in her career that wanted to transition into non-clinical medicine. In doing so learned lessons that are not usually taught to physicians. In the process has become […]
Dr. Fawcett is a man on a mission; to teach doctors how they can live healthy, happy, and debt-free lives–to regain control of their practice, their time, and their finances. He is making an effort to improve the lives of his colleagues. This episode explores the physician job market and […]
Welcome to my new podcast. Why did I decide I needed a podcast on negotiation? It has always been one of my strengths and weaknesses all that same time. In this first episode, I explore the reasons for having a good set of negotiation skills and introduce our future guests.
Introduction Medicine as a career still stands as one of the most rewarding and prestigious careers in the U.S. and worldwide. As the practice of medicine evolves with an evergrowing body of knowledge, regulations and legal issues, physicians must become more aware of the fact that practicing medicine involves more […]
Practicing medicine is dangerous! The modern-day boiler room continues to exist in the Operating Suite. The amount of resilience and fortitude it takes to survive the training alone could compare only to other high stress and high stakes jobs like bomb disposal technicians. There is no wonder that physicians command […]
Mind mapping has been around for quite some time and is very useful for organizing thoughts and ideas. The best analogy commonly is referred to as the flow sheet. Most physicians think in a very linear fashion which served us well going through formal education and medical school. You start […]