Oct. 5, 2022

E020- How Doctors can Live Life on their Terms Through Mindset, Money, and Balance with Jimmy Turner

E020- How Doctors can Live Life on their Terms Through Mindset, Money, and Balance with Jimmy Turner

Many factors lead to burnout for doctors. Whether it be the demands of the job, the long hours, or the burden of balancing life and work. The truth is, no matter what type of doctor or career path you have chosen, it's possible to live your life on your own terms.

Join this conversation with Jimmy Turner as we talk about doctors can live life on their terms through mindset, money, and balance. Dr. Jimmy Turner is an academic anesthesiologist, self-proclaimed money nerd, and a certified coach for physicians. He is the host of The Physician Philosopher podcast and the author of Determined: How Burned Out Doctors Can Thrive in a Broken Medical System.

Jimmy‘s passion is teaching doctors how to create the time, financial freedom, and mindset
shifts they need to create a life they love, which he does through books, podcasts, and his
coaching program called the Alpha Coaching Experience. In this episode, Jimmy tells us how he came out from burned out to a balanced physician, spouse, parent, and coach. Learn how, even though he was doing well on the outside, things were really getting messy on the inside. Tune in!

During this episode, you will learn about:
[00:00] Episode intro and a quick bio of the guest; Jimmy Turner
[03:12] How Jimmy blends clinical practice and entrepreneurship
[05:35] A quick synopsis of Jimmy’s book; Determined
[08:51] Moral injury vs. burned-out doctors in the medical system
[13:08] Signs that you are struggling with burnout
[15:05] Ways Jimmy has balanced his clinical and entrepreneurial life
[17:47] How hard it was for Jimmy to be vulnerable in seeking help from burnout
[20:21] What escaping from the rat race means
[26:04] A scenario Jimmy had to conflict with needs for a business and people-pleasing
[34:57] Golden key nuggets from Jimmy
[36:42] What Jimmy wishes to have spent more resources in the early days of his career
[38:08] How you can reach out and connect with Jimmy Turner

Notable Quotes
● Entrepreneurs can push themselves too far. It’s good to find a balance in their personal,
family, and business life. [17:00]
● Small things such as enough sleep and time with your spouse are very important. If you ignore them, you will eventually pay the price. [17:08]
● It’s hard to ask for help. However, asking for help is not a sign of weakness. It’s, in fact,
an act of strength and courage. [19:12]
● To be a successful entrepreneur, you have to flip the script on failure. You have to view
failure as an opportunity to learn, grow and progress. [35:13]

Get Jimmy’s Book
1. Determined: How Burned Out Doctors Can Thrive in a Broken Medical System:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0B5YD2P8Z/

Connect With Jimmy Turner
Website: https://thephysicianphilosopher.com/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmy-turner-md-59051355/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tpp_md/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PhysicianPhilosopher/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/tpp_md