its good to see you with dr rupa wong podcast


It's Good to See You with Dr. Rupa Wong

Join host, Dr. Rupa Wong, physician, practice owner & mother of 3, as she empowers women to redefine what having it all means.  Each week she delves into the challenges of balance, time management, entrepreneurship, and being a boss on your terms.

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I was recently interviewed locally to discuss how I had to pivot as a female business owner during the pandemic. Many people don't think about doctors as business owners or entrepreneurs, but that's what we are. Whether you're a physician, dentist, therapist, accountant, attorney, etc. - we all faced challenges these past 15 months.
Are women really more competitive with each other? Does this narrative hold true across all fields? And, is there any way to change it? I came from a residency class in which there were 6 women and 1 man. I know many of our attending physicians were concerned that infighting and cattiness would dominate our program - but I don't think that was the case at all.
I almost made a huge mistake in my practice a few years ago. And, this mistake almost occurred because I wasn't crystal clear on my personal mission and vision statements. Yes, I had a mission statement for my clinic. But, what I wasn't doing was use it to guide my decision making on a daily basis.
Many of us are in professions in which we are taught to be detail oriented and meticulous. But how do you translate those skills - those that make you a good doctor, accountant, attorney, therapist (or whatever your profession is) into being a good boss?
All too often, we pride ourselves on how much we can accomplish in a day. How busy we are and how many things we have still left to do on our task list. It's a cult of busy, as we rush from appointment to appointment, activity to activity. Dr. Wong discusses if this is really necessary and if there are alternatives to constant busyness, while still remaining productive.
In this episode, Dr. Wong discusses the Eisenhower Matrix and how it can apply to your personal and professional life. Distinguishing that not all tasks are important for you to complete will free up more time for yourself to pursue those things that will help you make forward progress.
How to balance it all? Join host Dr. Rupa Wong, surgeon and mom of 3, as she discusses the antiquated notion of work life balance and the steps you can take to achieve work-life fit, harmony and integration instead.
Check out It's Good To See You, hosted by Dr. Rupa Wong, practicing physician, mom of 3 and business owner. Subscribe now so you don't miss the premiere episode on June 15.