• Dr. Jan
    Crushing It in Your Career: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough Crushing It in Your Career: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough

    Crushing It in Your Career: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough

Crushing It in Your Career: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough

You’d think it would be enough to be really smart, talented, hard-working, and determined.

But to land your dream job takes a specific ingredient that’s easy to overlook during the rigors of formal education for that diploma or certification.

 

One of my specialties is working with medical students with plenty of smarts and drive who didn’t match into their chosen […]

By |April, 5th, 2021|Personal Growth, Success|Comments Off on Crushing It in Your Career: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough
  • Matching to a Medical Residency: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough Matching to a Medical Residency: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough

    Matching to a Medical Residency: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough

Matching to a Medical Residency: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough

You’d think it would be enough to be really smart, talented, hard-working, and determined. (more…)

By |March, 17th, 2021|Personal Growth, Success|Comments Off on Matching to a Medical Residency: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough
  • Dr. Jan Anderson
    How to Ask for Help When You’re a Perfectionist How to Ask for Help When You’re a Perfectionist

    How to Ask for Help When You’re a Perfectionist

How to Ask for Help When You’re a Perfectionist

I’m writing a book. There, I’ve said it. So almost five years into the process, I guess it’s actually going to happen. If my book coach is still speaking to me. (more…)

By |February, 20th, 2021|Personal Growth, Relationships, Success|Comments Off on How to Ask for Help When You’re a Perfectionist
  • The Argument Antidote The Argument Antidote

    The Argument Antidote

The Argument Antidote

“There’s absolutely no hope for this relationship,” I thought to myself, with a sinking feeling. (more…)

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  • Making a decision
    The Easiest Way to Change Something About Yourself The Easiest Way to Change Something About Yourself

    The Easiest Way to Change Something About Yourself

The Easiest Way to Change Something About Yourself

Dilemmas are different from ordinary problems.  

Problems have solutions.  Dilemmas are more about resolution than solution.  (more…)

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  • people skills
    Three Hacks to Handle the Difficult Person in Your Life Three Hacks to Handle the Difficult Person in Your Life

    Three Hacks to Handle the Difficult Person in Your Life

Three Hacks to Handle the Difficult Person in Your Life

I get to spend most of my time with clients coming up with “life hacks,” those simple and deliciously clever ways to deal with life’s frustrations and without a doubt, difficult people are at the top of the list.

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  • tough decisions
    The Easiest Way to Make a Tough Decision The Easiest Way to Make a Tough Decision

    The Easiest Way to Make a Tough Decision

The Easiest Way to Make a Tough Decision

You might say I’m in the “change business.”  Most people seek me out because they want to change something in their lives, usually some variation of:  

  • How can I get along better with myself?
  • How can I get along better with other people? 

By |June, 10th, 2019|Personal Growth, Success|Comments Off on The Easiest Way to Make a Tough Decision
  • How to Succeed in the Business of Medicine How to Succeed in the Business of Medicine

    How to Succeed in the Business of Medicine

How to Succeed in the Business of Medicine

As a baby boomer, mine is the last generation to-date to approach our careers, financial prospects and life in general with the assumption that we will do better than our parents.  (more…)

By |February, 16th, 2018|Success|Comments Off on How to Succeed in the Business of Medicine