Category Archives : Business tips

How to Avoid Practice Failure – Part 9

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: Critical business skills Here are 5 areas of critical business skills that you need to successfully […]

How to Avoid Practice Failure – Part 8

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: Ineffective processes People throw around the term “process” quite a bit. In some circles, it has […]

How to Avoid Practice Failure – Part 7

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 Strong Leadership I believe that the real reason for the failure of many […]

How to Avoid Practice Failure – Part 6

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: Inadequate financial planning Of the number of practices that fail each year, I believe a good […]

How to Avoid Practice Failure – Part 5

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: Underestimating the competition To help you avoid underestimating and consequently losing patients to your competition, here […]

How to Avoid Practice Failure – Part 4

Misunderstanding What Patients Want Misunderstandings and miscommunication are bound to happen with patients, but it’s how you handle them that’s important. No matter who’s at fault, these are the three areas you should address when clearing up a problem with your patient. Strategize the best and lowest cost options before going to the patient. Normally […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]