Happy physicians deliver better care and better outcomes. That’s why you can’t afford not to advocate for yourself. Simply Worth It helps female physicians like you get the comp package you want, deliver great care, & stay in practice longer. Hosted by Linda Street, board-certified Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist & life coach specializing in physician negotiations.

My Recent Podcasts

Group Negotiations Are Actually a Good Thing...Here’s How to Win

"In a group negotiation, you have more leverage, but only when you present a united front." - Linda Street

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Keys to Deliberately and Actively Investing in Your Marriage w/Kate Mangona

"The advantage of negotiating as an attending is you can really tweak your schedule to make sure it works for you." - Kate Mangona

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The Overworking Trap: How to Separate Our Value From Our Productivity

"Female physicians will thrive more in a job that fits them, not a job that’s designed for a man." - Linda Street

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Tapping Into the Breadwinner’s Mindset To Start Building Wealth w/Jennifer Barrett

"There’s a material difference between being able to cover the bills and handle a budget, and building wealth to support your life for the future we want." - Jennifer Barrett

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The Human Cost of Non-Compete Clauses

"When you’re evaluating a new opportunity and negotiating your contract, focus on the non-compete and try to limit it as much as possible." - Linda Street 

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The Biggest Barriers and Biases Impacting Pay Equality w/Bonnie Koo

"The laws are oftentimes more about optics than a desire for change." - Linda Street 

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The Anatomy of a Contract: Key Areas You Can’t Afford to Ignore

"The more well-defined your contract is on the front end, the better off you are." - Linda Street 

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Burnout-Proof Yourself With Negotiation

"We have the opportunity in negotiation to create a job that serves us instead of fitting ourselves into a job that may not serve us." - Linda Street 

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Fair Market Valuations & How They Impact Your Earnings

"We have to make sure we understand fair market valuations enough so that we can advocate for ourselves effectively and be paid as optimally as we can.- Linda Street 

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How to Optimize Your BATNA & Negotiate with Strength

" It’s a lot easier to emphasize the value we’re bringing when we know we have other good choices." - Linda Street 

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Navigating the New Medicare Guidelines for Physician Salaries w/Ann Bittinger

"You always have leverage. Get good at identifying what that leverage is to know your true value to the employer." - Ann Bittinger 

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Imposter Syndrome: How it Impacts Your Negotiation & What to do About it

"If you feel like a fraud, it’s hard to toot your horn and express your value." - Linda Street

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Make it Happen: How to Set Yourself Up for Success in Negotiation

"The negotiation is an extension of your interview, and a preview of what it’s going to be like to work with you."  -Linda Street

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Navigating the Market Piece in Compensation Negotiations

"Focus on the fact that you’re worth a high expectation goal. You bring value to whoever you work for and you deserve a compensation package that reflects it." -Linda Street

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Mindset: How to Get a Contract That Serves You & Reflects Your Value

"The goal of this podcast is to take you from a place where you feel like you’re at the mercy of your contract and that you serve it, to it serving you." -Linda Street

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