Today on The Fit Pharmacist Podcast of the Pharmacy Podcast Network we have our very own Dr. Erin Albert: an award-winning entrepreneur, writer, health outcomes pharmacist, attorney, coach, podcaster and speaker. She is the founder of two companies (Pharm, LLC and Yuspie, LLC), and a health outcomes pharmacist for an accounting firm. She has penned over a dozen books on a range of topics, including entrepreneurship, career development, and pharmacy practice.
In addition, she also podcasts for the Pharmacy Podcast Network under the channel entitled: Pharming Your Career, which is about healthcare career development. She was named an Indianapolis Business Journal 2017 Woman of Influence. Her most recent book is Single Women Entrepreneurs: 5 Years Later, and she just returned from SXSW where she was a speaker and mentor!
TOPICS COVERED ON THIS EPISODE:
Your story- from Pharmacist to Changing the World! What is Your WHY?
-Started as PIC – can have immediate impact on pt care
-Pharmaceutical Industry: working hard to impact patients
-Academia X 10 years at pharmacy school
-Writing and contributing
-Accounting firm & government health outcomes payers
-Blogging X 10 years ago, initially no pharmacy, then shifted to serve followers
-Mission to elevate health and care for healthcare
-How to develop robust content for voice-activated devices
-How do I do the career portfolio thing?
How to Focus in a Distracted World to Optimize Your Time
-Commit, carry the ball all the way through to the end zone
-You cannot work on multiple books at once: focus on ONE thing
-Lifelong learner = best way to master your craft
-Break down tasks to small chunks so they’re not overwhelming
-Keep focused and in the moment: look at one year, break it down to quarters, then to months
Advice for Where to Start/Not Get Overwhelmed or Caught Up in Details
-We all have interruptions
-Priorities, mission, what to focus on, people hijacking your time and inboc
-There is a reason why the letters N and O are next to the others in the alphabet
How to Make An Impact
-Gear to present day, value of the profession, not just one on one
-Think who they are: strengths finder, Take 5; What’s your mission? *payhip- create a CV of your own personality- YOUR
-Lottery Test: if you won, what would you do
-Curate content, not just create it
-What is your exciting therapeutic area? Pick one, then a passion outside of pharmacy, and see if the two mash up
*Spring clean on yourself! Pull out your list and objectively look at it
How people can reach the guest!
How People Can Reach Dr. Albert:
Social for the show notes:
-*Twitter: @ErinLAlbert @PharmingCareers @Pharmllc
-Free download cheat sheet on pharmacy APPE precepting: https://payhip.com/b/yhdk
-Course I recommend on publishing books (Self-Publishing School): https://xe172.isrefer.com/go/sps4fta-vts/bookbrosinc5921