Episode 14: Essential Skills that will Make you a Better Doctor Entrepreneur

Dr. Mark Herschberg

Episode 14: Essential Skills that will Make you a Better Doctor Entrepreneur

Episode 14
41:53

About the Guest:

Networking, negotiating, communicating, leading, and career planning are critical skills to your career success. But did anyone ever teach you these skills? Join this conversation with Mark Herschberg as we discuss how you can master these vital skills and yield outsized returns for your career and income.

Mark Herschberg is the author of The Career Toolkit, Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You, and the creator of the Brain Bump app. From tracking criminals and terrorists on the dark web to creating marketplaces and new authentication systems, Mark has spent his career launching and developing new ventures at startups and Fortune 500s and in academia, with over a dozen patents to his name. He helped to start the Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program, dubbed MIT’s “career success accelerator,” where he teaches annually. 

At MIT, he received a B.S. in physics, a B.S. in electrical engineering & computer science, and an M.Eng. in electrical engineering & computer science, focusing on cryptography. Mark helped create a platform at Harvard Business School to teach finance at prominent business schools. He also works with many non-profits, currently serving on the Plant A Million Corals board. He was one of the top-ranked ballroom dancers in the country and now lives in New York City, where he is known for his social gatherings, including his annual Halloween party, as well as his diverse cufflink collection.

Tune in and learn more in this conversation!

Mark’s Book

The Career Toolkit: Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You by Mark A. Herschberg

Connect With Dr. Mark Herschberg

Website: https://www.thecareertoolkitbook.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hershey

Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/markaherschberg

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarkAHerschberg/

Listen to the specific part

00:00
Episode intro and a quick bio of the guest; Mark Herschberg
02:28
A bit about Mark’s backstory and how he became who he is today
07:06
How to assess what you need to soar even higher in your medicine career
12:48
Deciding the direction to take in your medical specialty
16:20
Using 90% of your day to know how the kind of your job
18:54
The difference in impact between writing a book and speaking to a crowd
19:53
Intended reader of his book and the principles he shares
23:24
The ineffective skills training which only focuses on what you can remember
27:04
mportant skills that you will learn through practice and trial & error
34:05
The skills are universal and applicable anywhere
41:01
How you can reach out and connect with Mark

Episode Transcript:

Notable Quotes

[06:34] Understanding your customer's limiting factors and needs can help you align your offer with what you are looking for.

[10:44] Understanding what you want and find interesting can help you plan where you want to go.

[10:56] Don’t look at job titles. Look at the work components and then construct the job that sounds interesting to you..

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Dr. Pranay Parikh

Host

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