In control

Is Stress Controlling Your Life?

Various aspects of your life, including your home life, your practice, your hobbies, and other interests can start flying out of your control and your stress level will start to escalate. And your enjoyment of life will head south. There…
Going nowhere

Practice Not Going Anywhere Fast?

Over the last 25 years, I have spent at least 3 - 4 hours with over 6,000 healthcare professionals analyzing their practices one-on-one, and I have found many, many reasons why a practice may not be going anywhere fast. Here are the first…

Your Golden Goose

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Do you think your most valuable asset is a possession – your home, your car, your stereo or your savings?  No, none of these things are your most valuable asset. Even if you have millions of dollars, your money is not your most valuable…

Buying or Selling A Practice

Establishing the value or worth of a practice is a complex matter. There are more than 30 ways in which to calculate the value of a business and in fact there is a specialty certificate for accountants which deals specifically with this. A practice,…

Put a Shark in Your Tank

A Fishing Story: The Japanese love fresh fish.  However, the waters close to Japan have not held many fish for decades.  So to feed the Japanese population, fishing boats got bigger and went farther than ever.  The farther the fishermen…

Practice Management - A Leader Is Created

If you are not a “born leader,” take heart. Most real true leaders are created in the crucible of life, or else by mentoring, or by actual training. However we get there, we all need to be leaders in our own endeavors if we are to be…

Professionalism

How you look, talk, write, act and work reveal your professionalism or lack thereof. Society does not emphasize the importance of professionalism, so people tend to believe that amateur work is normal. Many businesses accept less-than-great…