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Imagine A Better Future

When you are hit with all the bad news of the world through radio, newspaper, friends, internet, and/or TV, it is sometimes hard to see a better future. Also, sometimes you have an idea that you want to achieve but never seem to get around to doing it and you feel sad that you have

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Well Done

Bosses Who Sing Praises

There are many stories about bosses you could live without, who get angry and make your life difficult, and you may have experienced some of them yourself. We won’t go there today, but rather, we are going to look at the ideal world. Most staff are satisfied with their jobs overall. But what takes a

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The Four Stages of a Practice: From Love to Hate

The Four Stages of a Practice: From Love to Hate Just as products have a life cycle or shelf life, so do practice owners and managers. You can go from the fun stage (when you first started up) to the final stage of “I hate my practice and I want out” (which can go on

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The Four Stages of a Business: From Love to Hate

Just as products have a life cycle or shelf life, so do business owners and managers. You can go from the Fun Stage (when you first started up) to the final stage of “I hate my business and I want out” (which can go on for many years). The question is: Can something be done

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NEED A PUSH

IN A NEW DIRECTION?

STAGNATING? If you are not going up, you may be going down! Furthermore, have you ever noticed that nothing ever stays the same very long, if at all? Having analyzed over 6,000 practices one-on-one for potential growth, I have found that practices that are not growing are in fact slowly deteriorating – often because the

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Unlimited Potential

Your Unlimited Potential

Question: What does the word “potentiality” mean? Answer: The capacity for growth or improvement; a possibility; a power. For example, if you sit on a box of dynamite, you are sitting on a potentiality. The dynamite isn’t exploding . . . but it could. Fact: You ARE sitting on a box of dynamite, and it’s

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Break through

Breaking Through Your Glass Ceiling

Complacency and apathy Complacency is probably the number one enemy of practitioners in all professions. Trapped in a daily pattern of delivery and thinking that nothing can change is an apathy that slowly sneaks up on many healthcare providers. Some even think that they are doing the best that can be done, yet they have

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Plan

Making it Happen

Over the years I have seen some of the most brilliant ideas fail. The reason being that the planning to get the idea implemented was poor, incomplete or non-existent. Any idea or change should be planned out to ensure that it gets fully carried out. Once you have the idea or change, you must sit

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Do you have a winning staff team?

There are days when, like the rest of us, you have wondered whether you should fire all the staff. Likewise, your staff were probably thinking it wouldn’t be bad to hire a new boss.  What’s wrong with this picture? Having worked with hundreds and hundreds of healthcare practitioners in Canada, we’ve observed that most of

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