Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurial Mindset

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. Most doctors, scientists, engineers, business school grads and lawyers I’ve taught don’t have an entrepreneurial mindset. There are lots of reasons why, some of which have to do with how they are chosen by … Continue reading

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19 Things Physician Entrepreneurs Don’t Get About Sales and Marketing

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. Many biomedical and health marketing and sales people ask about tips and techniques on how to sell to doctors. But, very few doctors or physician entrepreneurs have much interest in how to market and … Continue reading

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How to Write a Failure Resume

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. Most resumes are designed to help you find a job, get a promotion or as part of a grant submission or other way to find money. Much like an academic CV, they enumerate your … Continue reading

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Scale Your Business in Four Simple Steps

GUEST POST from Helen Yu As a new founder at the beginning of your entrepreneurial journey, you have many tasks at hand and little bandwidth to do them all. There are countless responsibilities, from everyday tasks like investor pitch decks … Continue reading

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Three Steps to Digital and AI Transformation

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. In his book, The Four Steps to the Epiphany, Steve Blank described what has become the gospel of lean startup methodologies: Customer validation, customer discovery, customer creation and company building The path to sickcare digital transformation … Continue reading

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Forming Good Entrepreneurial Habits

Going from Said to Done GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. Are you trying to change and practice entrepreneurial habits? Science can help and here’s how. As you progress in your career, it often gets harder to ask for help in … Continue reading

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Mentors Advise and Sponsors Invest

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers Whether you are a physician entrepreneur or intrapreneur, the primary thing that matters is that you can recruit people to help you and find the assets you need to be successful. In the initial stages … Continue reading

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What Entrepreneurship Education Really Teaches Us

It’s been 100 years since Harvard Business School began using the case study method. Beyond teaching specific subject matter, the case study method excels in instilling meta-skills in students. This article explains the importance of seven such skills: preparation, discernment, bias … Continue reading

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The ABCDEs of Technology Adoption

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. Every day, doctors have to make daily decisions about whether or not to adopt a new technology and add it their clinical armamentarium, either replacing or supplementing what they do. In doing so, they … Continue reading

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Innovation Theater – How to Fake It ‘Till You Make It

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers The overwhelming number of doctors, engineers and scientists don’t have an entrepreneurial mindset. What’s more, when they have an idea, they don’t know what to do with it since they will not learn those competencies … Continue reading

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