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The burnout problem in health care today

This article was first published by Hospital and HealthCare - 20 February 2019  Burnout is increasingly an issue for healthcare professionals, with consequences for their patients and organisations. Evidence-based coaching is one approach that can help turn this around. There seems no doubt that burnout is endemic amongst healthcare professionals in Australia and across the world, and … Continue reading The burnout problem in health care today

Why I love working with ‘doctor imposters’

Just about every client who comes to me - no matter what their stated need - sooner or later admit to lack of confidence and imposter syndrome. This ranges from doctors in training to those who have been specialists for a number of years. Imposter syndrome is the feeling of being a fraud and incompetent at … Continue reading Why I love working with ‘doctor imposters’

A meditation on mistakes, errors and failing

Last night I made a professional mistake. Publicly. The world hasn’t ended. Nobody has died. In fact it went by largely unnoticed. Still it’s an error, in hindsight, I would prefer not to have made. In hindsight, it’s really easy to see the things I should have done to avoid this. Tested my system better. … Continue reading A meditation on mistakes, errors and failing

Finding your career fit

Careers can be tricky. Some people know from an early age what they want to do. It then seems a relatively straightforward task to map the pathway and chart the course to reach that goal. It’s wonderful if it works out smoothly like this. But more often than not careers take unexpected twists and turns.Some people … Continue reading Finding your career fit