I drew this picture because too many of us compare our lives to others. Rather than being concerned about what kind of practices other people are building, get clear about what you’re building. Are you clear on what you’re trying to build? Or, are you being thrown around by all the opportunities coming at you? Each dentist has a unique combination of knowledge, experience, risk preferences, and life goals. Some opportunities will accentuate your strengths and push you towards an optimal, personal outcome. Other opportunities clutter up your life with unnecessary complexity.
For more on this topic read my article: How Much Cash Do I Need to Keep Around?