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James Neilson-Watt – Best Lessons Come From Others People’s Mistakes
11th October 2021 • My Worst Investment Ever Podcast • Andrew Stotz
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BIO: James Neilson-Watt is the CEO of Patients & Profit, which teaches health professionals how to run successful businesses to create more impact.

STORY: James suffered from chronic panic and anxiety attacks, and for years he allowed this to hold his life back. Eventually, he decided to face his fears head-on and has been on a journey of healing since.

LEARNING: Learn from people’s mistakes. Find good mentors to guide you.

 

“Things that you have no control over will always happen. But suffering is optional.”
James Neilson-Watt

 

Guest profile

James Neilson-Watt is the CEO of Patients & Profit, which teaches health professionals how to run successful businesses, so they create more impact.

James is also the author of Healthcare Business Secrets-A step by step guide to growing a wildly successful healthcare business.” He is a health Professional himself, having practiced in and run his own healthcare business for a number of years before transitioning into the coaching space.

James has been featured in Yahoo Finance, LA Weekly, NY Weekly, and other publications and has worked with hundreds of healthcare business owners in over 15 countries, helping them increase their revenue by over $20,000,000 per year collectively and helping 10’s of thousands of patients in the process.

Worst investment ever

James suffered from chronic panic and anxiety attacks for over 20 years. He would experience crippling terror that held him back from living life to the fullest.

It wasn’t until James let go and decided to face his fears that he could wade his way out of it. It hasn’t been an easy journey, but he did it.

Lessons learned

  • The only way to get from where you are to where you want to be is to find people who have done it and learn from their mistakes.
  • Find good mentors that can guide you and learn from them.

Actionable advice

If you’re feeling depressed, take time to be curious and think what a non-depressed version of you would want to be. What decisions would you make? What beliefs would you hold? Think more about that to bring positivity to your life.

No. 1 goal for the next 12 months

James’s number one goal for the next 12 months is to triple our client volume in our business

Parting words

 

“You have more control than you think you do. We all can achieve more, but it’s our choice as to whether we will. So go and be resourceful.”
James Neilson-Watt

 

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