Category Archives : Personal Development

Leading or Managing – A Choice? Part 2

The workforce is changing and with it all traditional management, so today we are exploring the difference between leadership and management. Great Leaders Inspire So what does it take to be a great leader? Lead how you would like to be led. It all begins with a vision: the ability to imagine a better future […]

Leading or Managing – A Choice? Part 1

The workforce is changing and with it all traditional management, so today we are exploring the difference between leadership and management. Great Leaders Customise Just like any skill, leadership is learned through our experiences. While its origins are instinctive, we learn to lead just like we learn anything else. By observing, by trying and even […]

How Healthy Is Your Practice?

In many ways, healthcare practices are like people. Both are complex, multifaceted entities, and the performance of each is entirely reliant on the skilled management and health of all moving parts, whether it’d be practice management, practitioners, staff, or patients. Every practice has unique strengths and challenges; however, there is an underlying formula, or science, […]

Work Life Balance

Increased workloads, stress and additional demands on your time can cause problems. At this time of year, establishing a work/life balance becomes even more important, so I’ve put together some tips to help you and your staff to a successful start of the New Year. Are you organised? In particularly during busy times, being organised […]

From Start-Up to Selling Your Healthcare Practice

Hundreds of small healthcare practices start up or change hands every year. New practice owners quickly learn what it takes to survive and create successful practices while establishing the work/life balance we all so desire. It all starts with culture. Culture is about attracting and hiring the people who would be most successful in that […]

6 Ways to Stimulate Clever Thinking

No doubt we all want to stay mentally switched on but how do we achieve this between running a practice and treating our patients? 1. Literature With the introduction of tablets and e-readers, reading has never been easier. Reading is an active mental process. It forces you to deal with new ideas. People who read […]

Seven Rules of Healthcare Practice Success

Today I would like to share Steve Jobs’ Seven Rules of Success and my interpretation for our healthcare industry. 1. Do What You Love. Do you LOVE being a healthcare practitioner? If not, it’s time to move out of the profession and into something you do love, or do whatever it takes to fall in […]

Brainstorming to Turn Ideas Into Action

Practice owners often get so caught up in the day to day running of their practices that it’s easy to forget about the importance of planning – many practice owners just want to get out there and ‘do it’. It’s easy for anyone to fall into this trap, with many practice owners being time poor […]

Top 5 Ways to Set Achievable Practice Goals

If you want your practice to be a success this New Year, you need to first define what that means. You cannot measure your success without a target, and that starts with goal setting. All practice owners have a broad sense of what it means to set goals. Especially during this time of year, these […]

Time Management Tips #3

We all run busy clinics & there are only so many hours in a day. But, why does it seem that some people are able to get the most out of every minute of the day? Believe it or not, they don’t have the power to slow down time. They do, however, know how to […]