Category Archives : Personal Development

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 • […]

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, […]

What You Do Not Want to Say to Your Patients – “It could actually be a lot worse, so count yourself lucky.”

Following on from the last 7 Monday Morning posts we are uncovering the ‘8 things’ you should never say to a patient & this Monday we dig into – “It could actually be a lot worse, so count yourself lucky.” Yes, it may be a lot worse, the patient knows that! They may never run […]

5 Simple Steps to De-Stress Your Practice Life

Do you feel like you’re always stressed? Unsurprisingly, work stress is bad for your health and for your productivity. Rushing around frantically can even infect your team with second-hand stress. Plus, the more we rush, the less we’re able to focus on any one specific task. It’s time to cut back on your stress by taking […]

What “Back to School” can do for Your Healthcare Practice

“Back to school” season is a time of new beginnings. Students get their new class assignments, gather all of their books and supplies, reconnect with friends, and kick off a brand new year of learning. The opportunities are endless; it’s all new and fresh and full of possibility. Wouldn’t it be great to tap into […]

The Four Key Elements to Motivation

There are two elements needed to succeed in business. The first is a good strategy – making sure you’re heading in the right direction and focusing on the most valuable opportunities. The second is how well you do your work. You must perform with speed, positivity, efficiency and drive to achieve great things. You need […]

Eight Habits of Effective Practice Decision Making

Critical thinking is the ability to make decisions, solve problems and take appropriate action. This is a skill that should be mastered by any practice owner, so here are eight ways to become a better thinker in practice life. Take a pause before making a decision. Some decisions require the instinctive brain, others the emotional […]

Your Practice Success Depends On You

Remember when you first started your practice? You were ready to face it all and do it all. But now, maybe a few years later, dealing with all the daily chores may have taken its toll on your attitude. Chances are this has already been reflected in your day-to-day practice. And don’t forget the impact […]