LinuxMedNews: On Entrepreneurial Seizures in Health Care
May 15, 2005, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ignacio H. Valdes)
[ Thanks to I.
Valdes for this link. ]
"Michael Gerber in his book the E-Myth subtitled 'Why Most Small
Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It.' describes a
phenomena that he calls an 'entrepreneurial seizure'. This occurs
when people working at a regular job suddenly drop everything and
go into business for themselves, doing something they like, but
frequently ending up working far harder than they did before and
ultimately loathing (and failing at) the thing they used to
"The parallel with medical IT is obvious. So many in the past
have had a health IT entrepreneurial seizure..."