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How to Avoid Practice Failure – Part 3

Some ‘key’ mistakes while developing your practice plan can cause your new clinic to fail; lack of research and lack of preparedness. Avoid becoming another failed clinic by making sure you don’t commit to those mistakes and the following: • Failure to establish clear goals and objectives 1. Your clinic goals serve four basic functions; […]

How to Avoid Practice Failure – Part 2

Some ‘key’ mistakes while developing your practice plan can cause your new clinic to fail; lack of research and lack of preparedness. Avoid becoming another failed clinic by making sure you don’t commit to those mistakes and the following: 1. Lack of a long-term clinic vision It is too easy to lose sight of the […]

How to Avoid Practice Failure

Some ‘key’ mistakes while developing your practice plan can cause your new clinic to fail; lack of research and lack of preparedness. Avoid becoming another failed clinic by making sure you don’t commit to those mistakes and the following: • Lack of a long-term clinic vision • Failure to establish clear goals and objectives • […]

Practice the Following Techniques to Become the Master of Your Own Time for the Sake of Your Clinic

Carry a schedule and record all your thoughts, conversations and activities for a week. This will help you understand how much you can get done during the course of a day and where your precious moments are going. You’ll see how much time is actually spent producing results and how much time is wasted on […]

7 Important Reasons Why You Should Set Goals – Part 2

Following on from last week, below are even more reasons why it is important to set goals for your clinic. 4. Creates Accountability Having goals in your clinic makes you accountable. Rather than just talk, you are now obligated to act. This accountability is accountability to yourself, not anyone else. By setting specific targets, you […]

7 Important Reasons Why You Should Set Goals – Part 1

Do you set goals for your practice? What are your goals for the next 1 year? How about 3 years from now? 5 years? 10 years? What are your aspirations for your practice? Goal setting is the first step of successful goal achievement in your clinic. It marks your first point toward success. It’s when […]

Rules of Goal Setting for Your Practice

If you want to succeed in your clinic, you need to set goals. Without goals you lack focus and direction. Goal setting not only allows you to take control of your clinic’s direction; it also provides you a benchmark for determining whether you are actually succeeding in your clinic. To accomplish your clinic goals, however, […]

Database Marketing Strategies for YOUR PRACTICE

There are many creative ways to implement a successful database marketing strategy for your practice. However, practice owners need to identify database marketing solutions that fit their practice model and provide a good return on investment. In an era where social media and other forms of advertising get the most attention, your own database of […]

Take Your Time When You Hire, When It Comes Time to Firing Do It Fast!

Nowhere is the similarity between sport and business (your healthcare practice) as closely aligned as it is when it comes to building great teams. So what’s the best way to recruit the best clinicians, practice managers and reception staff for your practice? And what’s the best way to get rid of them if they don’t […]

Avoid Costly, Preventable Employee Lawsuits in Your Clinic

I have recently heard about a case an employee won that involved a $200,000 payout in a Podiatry practice. Regardless of the dollar amount of the damages paid, practices can also face reputational risks when/if the ‘cat is let out of the bag’. The good news is such lawsuits generally don’t occur without warning and […]