How to balance a side hustle with a full-time job

How to balance a side hustle with a full-time job

Is your full-time job holding you back from starting a side hustle? Don’t let it! Many healthcare professionals simultaneously do both – and excel at both. Striking a balance early on in a side gig can be essential in taking your hustle to the point that it could be your main source of income. Here are 5 tips on how to balance a side hustle with a full time job.

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4 keys to stumbling across rewarding opportunities

4 keys to stumbling across rewarding opportunities

The best career opportunities for doctors take effort to find. And it takes some legwork to be in a position that you’re a contender to be selected for these opportunities. It gets easier with time, though. Opportunities beget more opportunities.

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Non-clinical B2B service businesses for physicians

Non-clinical B2B service businesses for physicians

A B2B business involves you, as your own small company, making a transaction with another business instead of with an individual consumer. One of the best parts of starting a service-based business is that the barriers to entry are very low. Physicians have a great breadth and depth of knowledge that is an excellent foundation for services tangentially related to healthcare, but without the red tape and regulation of opening a medical practice.

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Non-clinical service businesses doctors can start

Non-clinical service businesses doctors can start

Any doctor start and run and successful, profitable business. Small businesses that offer a service as their product are a perfect solution for many physicians wanting to earn extra income, share their knowledge, help with peoples’ challenges faced by people or companies, and have more autotomy in their work.

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Improve your productivity and accountability with temptation bundling

Improve your productivity and accountability with temptation bundling

Temptation bundling is the notion of linking together two activities to accomplish something in our lives. The first activity is something we need to do or should do, but want to avoid or have the tendency to postpone for as long as possible. The second activity is one that we enjoy doing. It’s a hobby we love, a time waster, our “guilty pleasure,” or whatever we do to relax.

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HealthTap review for telemedicine doctors

HealthTap review for telemedicine doctors

One of the ways I’ve earned a bit of extra income over the past few years is with online telehealth platforms. I’ve come across a number of reviews of various online telemedicine providers that are geared toward patients, though I haven’t had much luck finding information online about them from the physician’s perspective. So I thought I’d write a post about the platform I’ve had the most experience with – HealthTap.

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Why you should start a blog as a physician

Why you should start a blog as a physician

With more than 400 million blogs scattered across the internet, it’s easy to dismiss starting your own blog. Uncertainly about how readers will find your blog and fear of having nothing substantial to add to what already exists are common reasons to stick to being a reader rather than a blogger. But let me assure you that, as a highly-educated individual with expertise in medicine and healthcare, you definitely have something substantial to add.

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The spectrum of work types for physicians

The spectrum of work types for physicians

Many jobs in medicine bring on the question of physician employee vs independent contractor. For those working as consultants or with alternative work arrangements, it’s important to understand the differences between various work arrangements.

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Entrepreneurial New Year’s resolutions for physicians

Entrepreneurial New Year’s resolutions for physicians

If you’re a healthcare professional who wants more than simply to earn a decent salary by going to work every day, you should have a professional New Year’s resolution. Look for Zebras is all about living your professional life to the fullest and on your own terms. To do that, you need to be proactive.

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Medical director jobs: types, responsibilities, and salaries

Medical director jobs: types, responsibilities, and salaries

If you’ve spent any time exploring non-clinical jobs in medicine or physician leadership opportunities, you’ve probably encountered the job title of Medical Director. You may have noticed that medical director jobs span a wide range of position types, pop up in several different areas within healthcare, and have vastly differing job descriptions and requirements.

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10 skills you already have that lend themselves to a non-clinical career

10 skills you already have that lend themselves to a non-clinical career

There’s a tendency among physicians who are considering leaving clinical medicine to feel that they’re not adequately prepared or lacking the appropriate skill set for the new work. Even if you’ve spent your entire career to date in a clinical setting, you’ve acquired and used skills that are vital for a non-clinical career – even one that is only tangentially related to medicine.

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Writing a winning résumé for nonclinical jobs

Writing a winning résumé for nonclinical jobs

You may be fine with a generic resume for an entire job search, but only if your job search is within a narrow field. If you’re applying for a job opening or to a particular company, you’ll want to a version of your resume that is explicitly geared toward demonstrating that you’re a great candidate for that specific role. But this doesn’t mean you need to do a total resume overhaul every time you send it to someone.

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