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Does one or more of the following ring true for you?

Though hardworking, you’re frustrated at your lack of progress. Your New Year’s resolutions are the same year after year. You’re discouraged by the many things you’re NOT getting done. You’re dissatisfied with the unimportant…
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"Virtual Highway" Visibility

Many of our clients who own practices have asked us whether they should have a website. The answer is a resounding YES! The information highway (internet) has become “the place to go” to find almost anything you want to know. With 90%…
Top Performer

Are you a top performer?

To explain their failures, you might hear people say: "I don’t have a head for business which is why my practice is not doing well." "Leaders are born to lead. I was born to follow. I’ll just be a good soldier." "She…

Force vs. Intelligence

To succeed, you need both force AND intelligence. If you use the correct amount of each, at the right times, you will succeed at anything you do. Unsuccessful Leadership You can find unsuccessful management everywhere. Certain leaders are…
Now or Later

Beating Procrastination

Can You Beat Procrastination? Hewlett-Packard recently published the following tips on the internet and said to share it, so that is what we are doing. Enjoy! Many of us juggle so many priorities that it’s tempting to put things off until…

Next Level = More STRESS?

Many healthcare professionals whom we have had the pleasure of working with equated the idea of expanding their practice with doubling the current stress. But does it have to be? In a word, “NO!” Here are a couple of Quick Tips to…

The Winning Team! Perhaps you have one...

Having worked with many hundreds of Canadian healthcare professionals for 18 years, we’ve observed that most of them do a fairly decent job of hiring the right staff but they THINK they haven’t – simply because they’re not coaching them…
Procrastination

Procrastination! Are You Slowly Boiling to Death?

First, the procrastination story: There were these three researchers who took a baby frog and popped it into a pot of boiling water. What do you think the frog did? If you answered “jumped out,” go to the head of the class! The impact was…
Marketing

Intention Wins Every Time

Some wonder if there is a “secret formula” for building a great practice. Well, there IS a basic, or underlying, formula. It is a very short formula, one word: INTENTION. Let’s take a look at exactly what intention is. According to…

Image, Image, Image

Want to have more new patients walking in your front door? Maybe you need to improve your front door! One of the easiest ways to increase new patient numbers is to update the image your practice projects. Many practices, having been around…
Marketing

Practical Marketing: Part Three

There are many marketing ideas and concepts that purport to help you increase the size of your practice. With over 24 years of experience in working with healthcare practices, and more than 1,300 clients consulted and trained by us, we have…
Marketing

Practical Marketing: Part Two

More On Marketing Your Practice This is the second in a series of Practice Quick Tips addressing proven marketing concepts for expanding your practice. Here are a few more simple but effective ideas that you can implement to improve your marketing…