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Happy physicians deliver better care and better outcomes. That’s why you can’t afford not to advocate for yourself.

Simply Worth It helps female physicians like you get the comp package you want, deliver great care, & stay in practice longer.

Hosted by Linda Street, board-certified Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist & life coach specializing in physician negotiations.

Sep 16, 2021

Reciprocity is a social construct that goes back centuries, and it’s so innate in us that it feels like second nature. 

 

It’s also a powerful tool in a negotiation. 

 

When someone gives us something, this built-in need for us to do something for them in return is triggered, and it makes it easier to come to an...


Sep 9, 2021

As female physicians, negotiation is a process that stirs up some uncertainty, hesitation and even intimidation. It feels like something only businesspeople do, and that advocating for ourselves is the opposite of what a “good doctor” should do. 

 

This is reflective of the socialization we’ve received, and we...


Sep 2, 2021

It may not seem like it at first glance, but intimacy and salary negotiations actually have a lot in common for women. The struggle to advocate for yourself doesn’t just show up at work, it also shows up in the bedroom. 

 

Finding our voices is important in every area of our lives, and when it comes to sex and...


Aug 26, 2021

Following on from last week’s episode, we’re going to continue our deep dive into influence, and why it’s exceptionally important in a negotiation. 

 

Having influence in the moment may get you what you want immediately. Maintaining influence in the long run makes it more likely that your requests will be...


Aug 19, 2021

In many ways, influence is a big part of being a physician, from getting our patients to follow our treatment plans, to negotiating a package that reflects our worth. Actually, influence is key to communicating in just about every area of our lives, but how do we foster and develop it?

 

There’s a range of outcomes...