As a physician, patient care is what drives your day-to-day focus, and with good reason. What is easy to overlook for many in the medical field is the way that the patient-centric workplace prepares you for life as an entrepreneur. Every day in the medical workplace is on-the-job training for entrepreneurial success, even though it’s not always immediately evident to the providers themselves.
You assess risk and cost constantly.
Every day is about assessing the risks of patients and judging the best course of action, with cost firmly in mind. Every choice is a careful balance of risk and cost analysis.
You may be so adept at balancing risk and cost for your patients and practice that you do it as a matter of habit without recognizing the skill you’ve developed. This core competency is the foundation of successful entrepreneurship. Your instinctive ability to evaluate risk and cost