It’s always about you. The following questions need to be answered first before you involve other people in your world.

You need a personal vision of what you want to become in life.

What Do You Really Want?

What you see is more important than what you are told, and adversity (experience) clarifies the objective.
Practice/ Business or Employment?

After you have answered what you want to achieve, it becomes a lot easier to ask the same questions about your practice/business or employment to see whether it will meet your future financial and non-financial needs. This is the biggest investment in your life.

  • What do you want to do?
  • Make a list of what you want to do in 12-months, five years and by the end of your life.
    The next question you need to ask yourself is why do you want to do it?

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About me: David Dahm BA (Acc.), CA., FCPA, CTA, FFin, CPM, FAAPM, FAIM, FGLF.

Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Adviser, Registered Tax Agent, Former AGPAL Surveyor 10 years of service

David Dahm is CEO and founder of the national medical and healthcare chartered accounting firm Health and Life and global Founder and CEO of the not for profit project the International Healthcare Standards and Ethics Board (

After a serious work related car accident in 1989, and nine operations later I continue to be a patient and provider advocate. I enter my third decade as a national Chartered Accountant for Medical and Healthcare practices in Australia. I am a former 10-year Australian General Practice Accreditation surveyor. I come from a medico family. I have served on the AAPM national Board and was the inaugural national Chair of the Certified Practice Manager CPM post nominal. I continue to provide accounting tax and practice management advice to many practices all over Australia.

You know who you are and I thank you for this real honour and privilege to serve you and your community through you. Note, I am not a lawyer please seek appropriate legal and accounting advice. This information is for general information and discussion only.