Have you ever heard someone say they’re a consultant and thought, “OK, but what does that really mean?” While there are consultants in just about every field, physician consultants bring a special expertise to many healthcare-related areas, making this a potentially lucrative and fulfilling side gig or career change option. My guest today, Dr. Christopher Loo, is a true entrepreneur and he’s here to discuss the nuts and bolts of consulting. If you’ve ever wondered what consulting is, how to get started, and what opportunities are available, we’ve got answers.
In this episode we’re talking about:
- The difference between employed and freelance consulting work
- Why physicians are the ultimate consultants
- Popular physician consulting opportunities
- The role of networking in building your consulting business
- Exploring your consulting interests
- Overcoming the fear of failure
- How to develop a consulting niche to match your passion
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