Category Archives : Personal Development

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 […]

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 […]

How to Become a Better Leader

Developing stronger leadership skills is important for essentially every practice owner. But becoming a better leader doesn’t always require attending a pricey seminar. Sometimes, simple ways of changing your behaviour can have an immediate impact. Becoming a better leader is often about letting other people in to have a better understanding of how to move […]

Why have an Associate?

So you’re facing a decision in your clinic – to hire an associate or not? Only you know the answer for what’s best for your practice, but I will give the information necessary to make an informed decision. Maybe you need the extra hands to help continue to build your practice and continue to serve your […]