Doctors are classic entrepreneurs. They are used to doing things themselves, and doing it "their way." When the time comes to sell their practice, they naturally feel that they could do it best since they know the practice better than anyone else does. Surely, it can’t be that difficult to locate a buyer and successfully complete a sale. Who needs to pay a “broker” to sell their practice when all you have to do is place an ad in the journal and answer calls from doctors anxious to buy.
Planning... everyone keeps talking to you about planning for your future and you’ve barely enough time to take care of present issues. Who has time to plan for the future? Retirement? That's light years from now. After all, you’re young, why worry about the future when there are so many things to take care of now. Besides that, who is going to retire? You probably plan on working as long as your health holds out. You don’t need to plan on retirement because you’ll just keep on working right
Many of us have lived long enough to know that there are times that can be good… and times that can be bad. Some people have made as much money in bad times as they have made during the good times. It is often just a matter of perspective. Is the glass half-full… or half-empty? Are you looking for opportunities or excuses? The difference can make all the difference in your life, and your Quality of Life.
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