Balancing Family and Entrepreneurship: How to Start a Business While Raising a Family

(Today’s guest post come from Aaron Smith who works with 1Heart Franchise, providing senior care services. This is especially important for my coaching clients who wish to venture out and start their own private medical practice.) If you’re considering starting a business — opening up a private practice, starting your first law firm, or venturing … Read more

Out of the Job POT and into the Side Gig FIRE

I recently attended two in person conferences that discussed attaining side gig success. One was for financial internet influencers and the other was for real estate investors. I noticed an alarming trend. Many who have become successful with their side gig have not escaped the problems they were striving for their side gig to solve. … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 10-31-22

Every week I find a few great articles I feel are especially valuable. Following are this week’s best. I hope you find them as useful as I did. This week’s favorites include what does success look like for you, ways to connect with your family, how to bribe your kids to do what you want, … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 9-5-22

Every week I find a few great articles I feel are especially valuable. Following are this week’s best. I hope you find them as useful as I did. This week’s favorites include quiet quitting in medicine, balancing your career will decrease burnout, how to stop spending money and save instead, will the stock market derail … Read more

The #1 Cause of Unhappiness at Work

Many people are unhappy with their job. For many of them it shows up as burnout. Others just don’t like what they do and want to do something else. This unhappiness has sparked the recent popularity of side gigs: Something you do other than your main job to make extra money to eventually leave your … Read more

Don’t Eliminate Fun When You Get Busy

(Don’t miss my ESI Millionaire Interview 299) The fun things we do in life, such as hobbies and spending time with family and friends, are the things that help keep us mentally fit and happy. Yet when we get busy, these are the first things we eliminate from our schedule.  It’s no wonder we burn out … Read more

Do You Choose Money Over Family?

I recently gave a lecture in which I asked the question, “Do You Choose Money Over Family?” Of course, everyone would answer with a resounding no. No one would ever admit to choosing money over family. Yet isn’t that exactly what we do when we choose to moonlight? Or work extra shifts? That statement will … Read more

My Take on Medscape’s Physician Lifestyle and Happiness Report

(Please join myself and 20+ other doctors this weekend at the Physician Real Estate Investor Network Virtual Conference Jan 21-23. ) Last week I was putting the finishing touches on a lecture I will be doing at the White Coat Investor’s February 9-12 Conference on Physician Wellness and Financial Literacy. The topic: Spending time with your family … Read more