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Overworked

Coping like mad but getting nowhere?

You say to yourself as you head toward the practice, “It’s going to be a great day today.” You are trying to pump yourself up to survive another day. You walk into reception and the first thing you are hit with is that one of the staff…
Frustration

What frustrates you the most?

Let’s start off by defining frustration: “the feeling of being upset or annoyed, especially because of inability to change or achieve something.” This could be caused by an event or circumstance that causes one to have a feeling of…
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…
Super Staff

The Pop Can in Reception

There it has sat, for over half a day. The lonely, empty, unloved, discarded pop can left behind on a chair in reception by one of the many visitors to your practice today. While it is not a sin that no one on the staff team disposed of it,…
Shrinking or Expanding

Numbers Are Slippery Things!

When managing a business or a practice, keeping an accurate tabulation of your production is extremely useful.  If you don’t know the results of various actions or all your hard work, you can’t assess whether you are being successful or…
Overcoming Barriers

Overcoming The Biggest Barrier To Your Success

How many times have you heard or been told that all success takes is lots of action and being persistent? Well, most people feel kind of stuck in a rut and don’t know how to get out.  They don’t know where to start.  They don’t know…
Control = Less Stress

Control = Less Stress

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. There are many ways of preventing this vicious downward…
Stress

Overwhelmed and Stressed Out?

Ever feel overwhelmed by the number of things you need to accomplish RIGHT NOW OR ELSE? Whether it’s in the next hour, or the next day, or by the end of the week, it can sure create stress and sometimes you may even feel pulled in all directions…
Schedule

Schedule Away Some Of Your Stress

What do you mean, my flight left 2 hours ago? Oops! Did I really say I would have that ready by 4 p.m.? … Sorry! Oh dear, I didn’t realize you wanted me to call you back YESTERDAY. Stress creeps into your life in many small ways and…

The Real Reason For Stress And Burnout

Someone once commented that the only stress free state is when you are dead. It is my belief however that most of us would prefer to be stress free in this lifetime! The current idea of "learning how to live with it", while intellectually…

How to Reduce Your Stress Levels - and Avoid Burnout

An "authority" on stress, commented that the only stress free state is when you are dead. Unfortunately, most of us would like to be stress free in the here and now! Living with Stress? The idea of "learning how to live with it", while intellectually…

The Real Reason for Stress and Burnout

Someone once commented that the only stress free state is when you are dead. It is my belief however that most of us would prefer to be stress free in this lifetime! The current idea of "learning how to live with it", while intellectually…