Pacing Yourself During Speed Reading

In an article I wrote for KevinMD.com, I mentioned how speed reading helped me improve my performance during residency. I have gotten several questions from people who are interested in knowing how I went about speed reading. Below, I share pacing techniques I use to...

How to Create Passion

A lot of people view interests and passion as something that is only to be discovered. There are a lot of books on how to identify your interests and passion. Very little is said about how to create passion. Yet, there are many people out there who say they...

Teaching your children respect

What does it mean to show respect?  Who is worthy of respect?  And how does a child learn to show it? As parents, we want our children to learn our values.  Sometimes we struggle to figure out how, exactly, to do that.  We might try to explain what we believe in, or...

Mindset: For as he thinks in his heart, so he is

There are some things in life that we cannot change. For example, we cannot change our genes. Genes from our parents are sorted in particular ways to create a completely unique human being. We are the result of that process and have no control over it. It’s out...

7 Core Values of Success in Everything You Do

If you ask my two elementary school aged boys, “what are our core values?” They will tell you our family’s 7 core values without hesitation. “Passion, Praise, Relationship, Accountability, Innovation, Servanthood, and Excellence.” If you...

Why you may fail to live out your full potential

We all want to live up to our full potential. No one wants to reach the end of their life only to regret having only experienced the tip of the iceberg of their full potential. Yet, we do things every day to sabotage living up to our full potential. Canadian...

What is the rate limiting step?

This morning I overheard a doctor talking to another about his internet speeds. “My Spectrum internet has been really slow, what is the rate limiting step for getting faster internet speeds in our office?” I felt a warm feeling when I heard that question....

The Skill of Self-Confidence

Dr. Ivan Joseph nails the skill of self-confidence in this video. He says you develop it by: Persistence. Repetition and not quitting. Malcolm Gladwell talks about the 10,000 hr rule. It took 1,000 to 10,000 trials for Edison to make the light bulb. He didn’t...

Good Food on a Tight Budget

We have allowed the food industry to make and sell proceed foods that cause us to be fat, tired, depressed, and sick. It’s time to take back our health. And the way to do that is through the food we eat. To fight back, I encourage all my patients to start making...

7 Steps to Coaching Anyone

Coaching and Mentoring Framework In this video, Dan Rockwell shares a 7 step coaching framework that he uses with his clients. He uses the mnemonic PIT SIT’N to remember it. Rockwell encourages us not to answer people’s problems but instead give them what...

Leadership is Contextual!

What do I mean by “leadership is contextual”? I mean that being competent to lead one company doesn’t mean that I will be equally competent to lead in another company with a different culture. It means that being competent to lead one city...
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