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Physician's Guide to Doctoring with Bradley B. Block, MD


This is a podcast that answers the question, "what should we have been learning while we were memorizing Kreb's cycle?" This is a practical guide for practicing physicians and other healthcare practitioners looking to improve in any and all aspects of our lives and practices. Physician and non-physician experts are interviewed on a wide range of topics to help us with personal and professional development.
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Sep 26, 2023

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Dr. Mike Woo-Ming, also known as BootstrapMD, discusses the importance of networking for personal and professional growth. He shares his own experiences of how networking helped him start and grow businesses, including meeting a business partner in the bathroom at a conference.

Admittedly, Brad struggles with social anxiety and not knowing what to say to people at networking events. Dr. Moo-Ming empathizes with this and suggests stepping out of one's comfort zone and engaging with others who are also interested in meeting new people. He addresses the importance of attending conferences and events that align with one's interests and curiosity.

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00:00:06 Networking is essential for personal and professional growth. 

00:06:00 Explore new interests for growth. 

00:13:00 Find conferences and masterminds. 

00:16:39 Benefits of joining a mastermind. 

00:22:09 Pay for valuable networking experiences. 

00:30:34 Networking is key for success. 

00:33:59 Networking is essential for success.

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Dr. Mike Woo-Ming's journey began after graduating from the Mayo Clinic in 1999, brimming with ambition and ready to make a mark on the world of medicine. As a dedicated family physician in Southern California, he cherished his work but yearned for more than the administrative burdens that were increasingly taking over his practice. Driven by a desire to diversify his income streams and truly make a difference in people's lives, he embarked on a path that would reshape his career.

Today, Dr. Mike Woo-Ming wears multiple hats as the proprietor of a medical marketing company, a publishing company, and a devoted owner or co-owner of several health practices, specializing in weight loss and wellness. In an unexpected twist, he rediscovered his love for medicine along this transformative journey.

One of the key pillars of Dr. Woo-Ming's success lies in his belief in the power of mentoring and networking. Recognizing that "success leaves clues," he has cultivated meaningful relationships with some of the leading figures in the digital marketing arena. Drawing from his experiences in the medical field, he understands that to excel, one must learn from the best. Just as aspiring surgeons study under renowned mentors, Dr. Woo-Ming has harnessed the same principle in both business and personal development, forging a path to success that continues to inspire others.

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