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11 Things Every Small Business Owner Should Know

11 Things Every Small Business Owner Should Know

11 Things Every Small Business Owner Should Know If you look at statistics, it’s clear what anybody starting or running a small business can do with some input on tried and tested practices on how to make a business undertaking successful. According to the U.S. Bureau...

Common Mistakes First Time Entrepreneurs Make

Common Mistakes First Time Entrepreneurs Make

Common Mistakes First Time Entrepreneurs Make It is not easy to get a business off the ground. Around 770,000 businesses are started in the US every year. Sadly, many of them fail. According to 2019 figures, 90% of startups fail. Of those, 21.5% fail in the first...

8 Things Medical School Won’t Teach You

8 Things Medical School Won’t Teach You

What Medical School Won't Teach You Medical schools serve to produce scientifically educated and clinically skilled physicians who understand human anatomy and can provide sound patient care. And while you are certified as an accomplished medical professional by the...

4 Quadrants of Time Management Tips for Success

4 Quadrants of Time Management Tips for Success

4 Quadrants of Time Management Tips for Success Stephen Covey says, “As long as you focus on Quadrant I, it keeps getting bigger and bigger until it dominates you.” Take control of your time and persevere with the Time Management Quadrant.  By learning how to properly...

What is the Time Management Quadrant?

What is the Time Management Quadrant?

What is the Time Management Quadrant? Proper time management has many benefits and is essential for everyone, especially entrepreneurs. It is no secret that entrepreneurs must master wearing multiple hats. Without being able to properly allocate time, their business...

Physician Burnout- Why it is Really Moral Injury

Physician Burnout- Why it is Really Moral Injury

Physician Burnout- Why it is really moral injury Compassion fatigue, burnout, PTSD, and moral distress are terms we use to describe the result of prolonged stress in the line of duty. It’s important to understand these terms properly because then we will understand...

What is DEI and Why is DEI Important?

What is DEI and Why is DEI Important?

What is DEI and Why is DEI Important? Diversity, equity, and inclusion are easier to write and talk about than to achieve. The inability to understand and tolerate those that are different from ourselves runs deep across human history. It has been the basis for...

How to Manage Stress as an Entrepreneur

How to Manage Stress as an Entrepreneur

How to Manage Stress as an Entrepreneur Stress is the bane of modern life, and it is important to understand how to manage stress. Thousands lose their jobs every year due to stress-related health issues and the pandemic has made matters worse. For entrepreneurs,...

Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace Mental health has become a global talking point. Mental illness in its various forms are extremely prevalent in modern society, with many people suffering in silence as they struggle through their daily lives. Shocking incidents of drug...

Business Terms Entrepreneurs Should Know

Business Terms Entrepreneurs Should Know

Business Terms Entrepreneurs Should Know Many budding innovators entering the entrepreneurial world quickly realize that they can’t get a business off the ground just with their brilliant idea. A business needs many diverse skills and, at the beginning, when funding...

Deathbed Regrets: Live With No Regrets

Deathbed Regrets: Live With No Regrets

Deathbed Regrets: Live With No Regrets Is there a motto you live by? A personal mantra that affects the decisions you make and actions throughout your life? Mine is simple: To live without regrets. Too many times, while working as a physician in the ED, I have seen...

Lean Startup Methodology

Lean Startup Methodology

Lean Startup Methodology Perfecting a lean startup is not easy. Startups, in general, are not easy. However, this blog will help breakdown the lean startup methodology so that you can understand what your consumer desires in a product or service. I have been...

Podcast

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Daniel L. Stickler

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Daniel L. Stickler

Connect with Dr. Daniel Stickler:linkedinfacebookAbout the Guest: Daniel L. Stickler, MD Co-Founder/Chief Medical Officer at Apeiron ZOH Inc He is a leader in complexity & performance medicine and focuses on age rejuvenation strategies; A physician to...

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Leah Houston

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Leah Houston

About the Guest: Leah Houston, MD Founder of HPEC and Founder/CEO at evercred Leah Houston, MD, practiced emergency medicine across the US for nearly ten years before becoming an entrepreneur in the physician autonomy and digital privacy space. As a locum tenens...

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Rishi Verma

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Rishi Verma

Connect with Dr. Rishi Verma:linkedintwitterrssAbout the Guest: Rishi Verma, MD Co-Founder & CEO of Stethy Rishi is an ophthalmologist, aerospace engineer, and entrepreneur. He is a co-founder and CEO of Stethy, an AI assistant providing diagnostic tools to...

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Erik Ilyayev

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Erik Ilyayev

Connect with Dr. Erik Ilyayev:linkedintwitterfacebookAbout the Guest: Erik Ilyayev, MD Founder and former CEO of MyHouseVisit.com and Co-founder of iKonnect.io Dr. Erik Ilyayev was previously the founder and CEO of MyHouseVisit.com, an organization that provides...

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Bridget Williams

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Bridget Williams

About the Guest: Bridget Williams, MD Founder, Medical Director, and Life Coach at Green Harvest Health LLC Dr. Bridget Williams is an established board-certified family physician, best-selling author, and the CEO of Green Harvest Health medical cannabis and life...

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Brian S Dooreck

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Brian S Dooreck

Connect with Dr. Brian Dooreck:linkedintwitterinstagramfacebookAbout the Guest: Brian S Dooreck, MD Gastroenterology | Gut Health ➕ Patient Advocacy with Navigation ➕ Life Balance | @dr.dooreck Dr. Brian S Dooreck [/dôr/-/ek/] completed his undergraduate...

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Anwar A. Jebran

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Anwar A. Jebran

About the Guest: Anwar A. Jebran, MD Co-Founder of Arabic Media Company Anwar Jebran is an internal medicine physician who believes technology is the solution for the healthcare industry. He is an immigrant who was born and raised in Damascus, Syria. Anwar finished an...

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Barbara Wirostko

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Barbara Wirostko

Connect with Dr. Barbara Wirostko:linkedinyoutuberssAbout the Guest: Barbara Wirostko MD, FARVOCo-Founder & Chief Medical Officer at Qlaris Bio, Inc. Barbara Wirostko, a Chief Medical Officer (CMO), is a serial entrepreneur, experienced board member, and industry...

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Navin Goyal

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Navin Goyal

Connect with Dr. Navin Goyal:linkedintwitterfacebookrssAbout the Guest: Navin Goyal MDCo-Founder and CEO of LOUD Capital Navin Goyal, M.D. is a physician and entrepreneur who serves as CEO of LOUD Capital, an early-stage venture capital and alternative investment firm...

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Teresa Malcolm

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Teresa Malcolm

Connect with Dr. Teresa Malcolm:linkedintwitterinstagramrssAbout the Guest: Teresa Malcolm, MD, FACOG, MBA, CPE, CPXP, ACC Founder of Master Physician Leaders Teresa Malcolm, MD, FACOG, MBA, CPE, CPXP, ACC, is a Certified Physician Executive and Founder of Master...

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Arlen Meyers

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Arlen Meyers

Connect with Dr. Arlen Meyers:linkedintwitterfacebookAbout the Guest: Arlen Meyers, MD, MBA President and CEO of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs Professor emeritus of otolaryngology, dentistry, and engineering at the University of Colorado School of Medicine...

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Sharon McLaughlin

Entrepreneur Rx Interview with Dr. Sharon McLaughlin

About the Guest: Sharon T McLaughlin, MD, FACS Founder of The Female Physician Entrepreneurs Facebook Group Dr. Sharon Mclaughlin is board certified in plastic surgery. She started her entrepreneurial journey selling skincare. Over the years, she created a scar line...

About John

One of the nation’s leading medical entrepreneurs, John Shufeldt is an emergency physician, author, serial student, pilot, and multidisciplinary entrepreneur, who has founded and operated several multi-million-dollar businesses. Throughout his career, John has defined, redefined, and refined the delivery of care and is now dedicated to helping physicians transitioning into entrepreneurship do the same.

 

“Without raising the bar or pushing the envelope, you’ll likely never fail at much and thus never get to really make lasting contributions.  Remember, it’s the ability to take risks, to have your ego bruised, to get up, dust yourself off and press on, which changes the world.”

— John Shufeldt, MD

Up Your Entrepreneurial Game

Entrepreneur Rx: The Physician’s Guide to Starting a Business

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“Entrepreneur Rx gave me the tools I needed to transition from being a practicing physician to now running a telehealth business doing over $1 million a year.”

— Katy F.