Chances are, the eye surgeons who are most drawn to this blog about the business side of ophthalmology are competitive and financially driven. It’s for precisely this reason I’d like to take a brief two-blog recess from counting your practice’s numbers and urge you, instead, to consider whether the quality of your life — in and out of practice — is adding up. Are there other more important dimensions of success that your quest for financial success in your practice is edging out?
This is a question I ask clients rather often in my consulting practice. A client’s project, which usually starts out as an economic evaluation, can end up being as much about global career and life management issues as about the narrow realm of finance.