I’m out by the ocean after one of my masterminds in Huntington Beach, California. Looking at the waves, you could think of the rip currents underneath as obstacles, barriers, or dangers to watch out for… Or you can learn to surf the waves and stay on top.
If you harness the wind and rip currents the right way, they can work with you instead of against you.
In our economy and industry, we have a lot of big waves. There’s actually more of a tsunami effect in the healthcare industry with insurance driving the commoditization of our industry. Corporate consolidation is driving out solo practitioners. And with so much debt at the individual, national, and corporate levels, there are rip currents brewing underneath the economy.
Way too many people are reactive, hate change, and just want to roll with the status quo. But it doesn’t work that way. You don’t need to be stressed out about life, but you need to know something that few people understand: positioning is everything.
Ask yourself: are you going to be the victim, sucked under by the rip current, or blown over by the tsunami? Or will you position yourself to harness their power? You’ve got to be nimble and adaptable – always willing to change your models in life or profession.
If you’re not willing to change those things, stuff that looks pretty innocuous today is going to suck you under and you’ll be left wondering what happened. You’ve got to get outside the box, outside the cave of your life and your practice, outside whatever you already do well. It’s a fact that today, most of you are on models that are dying.
So you’ve got to learn. If I were going to go out and surf today, I’d find someone who’s already done it to show me how to time the waves and get up there and balance on the board. Finding someone who’s already gone down the path, who understands what to look for on the horizon and can direct you how to do it, is key. Quit trying to do it all yourself!
You’ve got to figure out where the inflection points are in your life, business, practice, time management, and relationships. Learn how to elevate those points and harness the power of the waves and rip currents.
On Dec 30, I’m doing a free webclass on what Dentists need to know to achieve freedom in 2020 – join me at www.freedomfounders.com/webclass
To your freedom!
P.S. Whenever you’re ready, here are some other ways I can help fast track you to your Freedom goal (you’re closer than you think) :
1. Get Your Free Retirement Scorecard:
Benchmark your retirement and wealth-building against hundreds of other practice professionals and get personalized feedback on your biggest opportunities and leverage points. Go to www.FreedomFounders.com/Scorecard to take the 3 minute assessment and get your scorecard.
2. Attend A Workshop:
If you’re committed to Freedom, but still building a practice, paying down school debt, or growing investment capital, our hands-on Freedom Blueprint Workshops are your entrance ramp onto the fast track! Visit www.freedomfounders.com/workshop to claim your seat!
3. Apply To Visit The Mastermind:
If you’d like to join dozens of dentists, docs, and practice professionals on the fast track to Freedom (3-5 years or less), visit www.freedomfounders.com/step-1 to apply for a seat.
4. Want to Work Directly with Me?
If you’d like to work directly with me and a small group of my closest investment colleagues, with direct access to the dealmakers and asset classes that I invest in, just send a message to my Executive Assistant (Lindsey@FreedomFounders.com), and put “Fast Access” in the subject line. Or, call (972) 203-6960 Ext 144 and leave a brief voicemail for Lindsey. Let her know you’re interested in the Fast Access program – we’ll set up a time with you to talk, find out about your goals, and see if there is a fit.