16. Are you in the Burnout Zone?
I have seen so many chiropractors burn out because they will not listen to their gut.
You feel burn out long before it hits.
On the outside, everything looks good, successful practice, great family, lots of patients getting well and money rolling in.
It’s all great, but that feeling in your gut says you can’t do this forever and you need a break. But you won’t listen.
The way out of burn out is simple but not easy.
- Delegate and Outsource
You must, little by little, delegate and outsource all duties you don’t love and train people to do the activities.
- Take More Time Off
You need to shut down and rest more. You need to learn to strategically disengage. And that means getting off the internet, and away from emails and social media.
Genuinely relaxing and spending free & fun time with your family and friends doing the activities that allow you to recuperate.
- Say “No” More
It’s either “Hell Yes” or “No” It’s as simple as that.
When you implement these tools, it first appears like you are going to lose money, but you will, in fact, make way more.
Because you are playing a life long game.
If you are able to stay energized and excited for 40-60 years in practice or more, then your profitability will be off the charts.
Most of Warren Buffet’s money was made after he was 60 years old and he is still working in his 80’s.
Are you positioning yourself to do that or burn out in your 40’s or 50’s?
Dr. FJ Schofield