work environment tips


First Principles of Burnout

By admin / December 9, 2020 /

“First Principles of Burnout” Elon Musk is a smart guy, obviously, he thought a lot about spaceships and rockets and so the first principle for him was… Why can’t we have reusable rockets and boosters? So that’s what would radically bring the cost of spaceflight down for him. For example, he likened it to the…

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Med Students

Med Students & Burnout

By admin / December 1, 2020 /

“How Medical Students & Residents Avoid Burnout”   I think one of the giant drivers of burnout for medical students or residents, is the fact that this it is all external. You’re required to do X, Y and Z things in medical school. You’re  required as mandated to work __ number of hours as a…

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How Gratitude Can Change Your Life

By admin / November 28, 2020 /

  The Benefits of Practicing Gratitude Be Grateful. You may say, “How can solving all my problems be that easy? I can recover from burnout by saying thanks enough? Just be grateful? I am grateful. I say thanks to my office staff at least once a month…But I am still burned out like crazy.” Being…

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How do we take care of the caretakers who are saving our lives?

By admin / November 19, 2020 /

How do we take care of the caretakers who are saving our lives?  -by Vince Bzdek      (Originally published in “The Gazette”) Dr. Jeff Moody, a urologist, at his home in Colorado Springs in April. Studies show burnout is very high for physicians, said Moody, “and it’s up another 20% to 30% since March”…

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How are you doing

How are you doing right now?

By admin / November 11, 2020 /

“How you doin’?” ~Joey Tribbiani, Friends How are YOU doing right now?  Joey may have had ulterior motives when he posed this question to others, but did have his interest and intention at heart. When you are having a bad day, wouldn’t it be awesome to have someone with the heart and interest of Joey…

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Can’t Put Down Your Phone?

By admin / November 5, 2020 /

How can I stop my phone addiction? “It’s 100% easier to increase your time and freedom by eliminating the dumb things you do every day than to try to be 100% more productive doing more dumb things.”     Let me give you one tip that will give you at least two hours and 22…

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Should I stay or should I go

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

By admin / October 30, 2020 /

  “I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.” —Jerome K. Jerome   The Clash asked a very important question, “Should I stay, or should I go?”     If you are like more than 90 percent of physicians, your work environment may be a significant or even…

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Bounce back from work stress

Coping with Stress: Workplace Tips

By admin / October 21, 2020 /

“It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.” ~Hans Selye Pop quiz. Which of these do you agree with? Intelligence is fixed at birth. Some people are creative, others aren’t. You can become a world-class expert through enough practice, whatever your starting point. You can change your personality. If you agreed…

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