​The Importance of Core Values for Your Business

"What I often empower my physicians to do is to first determine what's important to them." by Dr. Maiysha Clairborne Keep all your values aligned with your behavior. What Are Values? Values are defined as core principles we operate from that have intrinsic value in our lives. Values are mostly instilled from childhood and are usually picked up earl...
"There are all kinds of helpers out there that can help you leverage your time once you get things up and running." by Dr. Maiysha Clairborne I want to talk to you about the value of building a team. As doctors and medical professionals. we are often told that if we ask for help, it's a sign of weakness. What that has conditioned us to do is to car...
"We want to save the world, and that's just fine, but we have to eat too." by Dr. Maiysha Clairborne The other day, I was sitting at the table with my five-year-old, painting pictures. A wholesome mommy-son bonding time. We ended up with two wonderful pieces of art that I hung on the classic "Proud Mom Gallery" area. The refrigerator, of course. (M...
"If you don't identify a real problem, nobody will care about the solution." by Dr. Maiysha Clairborne The eager entrepreneur wants to jump right into creating all aspects of his/her business idea. Name of the business, get a federal EIN number, build a website, form a limited liability company (LLC)... Be careful. Most people jump the gun on filin...
"It's important to let go of personal insecurities to be effective." Dr. Maiysha Clairborne Feedback. You've got to be able to take it in your business. This might seem easier said than done, but it doesn't need to be that complicated. A few days ago, I had what's called a "Brand Day" with my coach Nick Nelson (shout out to BRANDPRENUER !) and got ...
  This week next level physician entrepreneur and Dr. Anne Kennard and I took the conversation to another level as we conversed about her journey, speaking, and creating a career of her design. Highlights from the conversation: · You have to ask yourself "What do I really want?" · Working with a Physician Coach helped her get clarity · Her boo...
"If you have a passion and talent for something, and you are clearly good at it, then it should be considered as an option." by Dr. Maiysha Clairborne Physician Entrepreneurship Outside of the Box: Your "Side Gig" Doesn't Have to Be Medical. I'm often on Facebook perusing what my physician mom colleagues are doing outside of Medicine. I'm often ama...
"We have not been trained in anything other than being a clinician. The idea of having multiple sources of income, and furthermore being an entrepreneur is foreign." by Dr. Maiysha Clairborne The age of the life-long career physician has ended. While back in the day the "old school physicians" immersed themselves in their careers until retirem...
We are so immersed in this, "failure of performance" equals, "you are a failure," model that it causes us to be terrified of the possibility in general. by Dr. Maiysha Clairborne MD "Failure was not an option" is a phrase that I've heard so many times as entry point to conversations with the many burned out physician-moms and women in medicine I ha...
"Automation doesn't always look like what we think." by Dr. Maiysha Clairborne When you are first starting a business, there can be a lot of moving parts. This can be especially overwhelming as a physician entrepreneur who is still working full time or even part time. Not to mention if you are a physician mom entrepreneur who wears the extra hats o...
(That Have Made Me Successful Today) Eleven years ago, I jumped off a cliff and into the world of entrepreneurship.It was the scariest decision I made in my career (given that I had tried before and failed). It also ended up also being the most exhilarating growth inspiring decision I'd ever make in my career.Being a physician and thinking I could ...