And I ended up spending years overwhelmed by everything I had to learn and struggling to get my virtual practice to a place I wanted — needed — it to be. When I look back now, the time I wasted on activities that didn’t directly bring money in shocks me. It wasn’t just time I wasted, though. Along the way, I bought into another coaching program, that wasn't specific to healthcare professionals, and let’s just say it wasn't a good fit. Generic business advice doesn’t directly apply to the work we do as healthcare professionals, and I only realized that after the fact.
I struggled with the guilt of not bringing in enough money, and I had to make all sorts of sacrifices. Not to mention I was incredibly stressed, overwhelmed, and my sense of self-worth was wavering. I don't want this to happen to you!
Yes there is a silver lining!
After lots of late night learning and years of trial and error, I finally created a thriving health practice that allowed me an income that supported my desired lifestyle. Because I worked out that: