Create a Personal Mission Statement for the Life YOU Want

Personal Mission Statement

[toc]What is all the fuss about creating your personal mission statement?? This guide will help you to understand: What a personal mission statement is Why having a personal mission statement can be so valuable How you can develop your personal mission statement What to do with your personal mission statement once you’re done It is the synthesis of my findings after researching this topic and developing my own mission. I hope you will find it useful as you pursue your self-improvement journey. Want a checklist to help you create your own Personal Mission Statement? Download one today for free. I’ll even …

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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Ready for a Conference

Getting Ready for a Conference

Whether you’re a battle-hardened conference warrior with decades of conference attendances under your belt or attending a conference for the first time, The Productive Physician guide to getting ready for a conference has you covered.[toc] Our step-by-step guide will walk you through preparing to attend a conference. We cover planning, executing and following up afterwards, so that you can get the most out of a conference. We have a downloadable ‘attending a conference checklist’ as well as packing guides, technology suggestions and networking tips. Let’s get started! Planning to attend a conference There are myriad things to consider when getting …

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Measure thyself…

Measure Thyself

Ok, sure. ‘Measure thyself’ is a bit of a lazy pun on Luke 4:23, but the fundamentals of any improvement process are to define the problem and measure the effects of various changes. Want to lose weight? Weigh yourself (define the problem), then weigh yourself again after modifying your diet and increasing your exercise (measure the effects). Want to learn a new skill? Decide how you are going to approach learning it (define), and then commit to a regular practice that you can log each time you complete (measure). One of the foremost leaders in the field of management, Peter Drucker, is famous …

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Why Productivity for Physicians?

Productive Physician

What makes a physician effective? How does a busy doctor maintain their professional and personal productivity, while advancing their chosen career? What are the skills that enable some physicians to achieve greatness in their chosen field? As a young(-ish) physician, these questions colour my everyday practice of medicine. This blog is intended to explore the answers to these questions while documenting my personal journey from ‘good enough’ to great. Who am I? I am a Respiratory & Sleep Medicine Physician practising in Melbourne, Australia. I spend 40% of my week in a public hospital doing inpatient and outpatient care, quality …

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