On this episode of the Healthy Wealthy and Smart Podcast, Brett Kestenbaum joins me for Part 2 of our discussion on outlining goals and defining success. Brett Kestenbaum is the co-founder of NewGradPhysicalTherapy.com, a website that provides tools and resources to help the transition from student to practitioner, and CovalentCareers.com, a technology whose mission is to make on-demand employment for healthcare professionals possible. Brett is dedicated to helping physical therapists find success and fulfillment in their careers.
In this episode, we discuss:
-High burnout among new PT graduates and alternative career avenues with this expertise
-Goal setting to establish a foundation for success
-Meditation as a secret weapon to enhance your focus
-Brett’s best advice to a new physical therapy graduate to achieve success
-And so much more!
Brett measures success as taking direct action towards terms that you choose for yourself. Brett reminds us that, “Success is a personal feeling that nobody can give you and nobody can define for you except you yourself.”
For busy professionals or entrepreneurs, the mind can be easily cluttered by a never ending stream of tasks. Brett finds that meditation leads to clarity of mind and a greater understanding of your goals and allows you to, “start taking actions in that direction.”
Organizing time without distractions allows for better management of responsibilities and the potential to streamline productivity. Brett believes, “Habits are muscles too. They are something you have to train and you’ll get better and better at creating habits over time and accomplishing tasks within a refined period of time as well.”
For more information on Brett:
Brett Kestenbaum is the co-founder of NewGradPhysicalTherapy.com, a website that provides tools and resources to help the transition from student to practitioner, and CovalentCareers.com, a technology whose mission is to make on-demand employment for healthcare professionals possible. Brett is dedicated to helping physical therapists find success and fulfillment in their careers.
Brett escaped the winters of his native New York, in order to attend grad school at NOVA Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He took a job at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego following graduation. Brett has chosen to pursue a versatile background in physical therapy, by providing care to a highly dynamic patient population in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Outside of physical therapy, Brett is an avid golfer and has developed a new technology to help physical therapists find jobs, while studying lifestyle design. Shoot him an email if you want to play a round of golf!
Resources discussed on this show:
New Grad Physical Therapy Facebook
New Grad Physical Therapy Website
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