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To lead or not to lead?

Most practice owners have a number of staff (or a hoard) and find themselves in the hot seat as the leader who is expected to know more and be better at everything than their staff.  The irony is that the majority of practice owners have had…
Life/Work Balance

Life / Work Balancing Act

A seasoned healthcare professional that I recently met said to me, “All this talk about going to the next level does nothing for me. I don’t even know what that means specifically. What I want is just to be happier with my life, work less,…

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…

Leadership Qualities

Whether you know it or even want it as a title, everyone is a leader in some part of their lives.  Mothers and fathers are leaders.  Owners of practices are leaders.  Staff can be great leaders within the practice as well. Great leaders…
Goals

You Can't Get "There" From Here...

When working to help expand a practice, our consultants frequently find that the staff and the owner are going in different directions because they have not sat down and created a mission statement.  This is important whether there is one staff…
Inspiring Leader

Are you an Inspiring Leader?

Sometimes life can feel a little flat and not so interesting and you may wonder why you even bother doing what you do.  Especially after a patient or client dumps all over you for something you did or didn’t do.  And to make matters worse,…
Control

Practice Success!

A recent poll on the internet asking: What is the single biggest factor limiting practice success?  The choices were:  (1) clinical skills, (2) location, or (3) practice management?  Answer:  8% “clinical”, 25% “location” and 50%…

Leadership Role

As the owner of a healthcare practice, you wear a dizzying number of "hats" (functions) and sometimes you may feel a bit bounced around and stressed by the end of your workday. Your main duties as the CEO of your practice (besides being the…

Principles Of Prosperity For Healthcare Professionals

9 Practical Tips 1. Disagree: Many so-called "experts" would like to convince you that things are "all bad." You have two choices, you can agree and go into apathy about doing well at this time, or you can disagree and flourish and prosper. 2.…

4 Great Leadership Skills Anyone Can Apply

In the current marketplace in Canada, there is a growing sense of change and uncertainty.  Therefore, as the owner or manager of a practice, more skill is required than ever before to maintain an even keel and efficient course to optimum productivity…
Control

Engaging Your Team

As the leader of your team, you have the huge responsibility of expressing your vision for your ideal practice and continuously steering the team toward those goals. Now that we are at the beginning of a new year, Is it time to recalibrate your…
Control

Control: The Difference Between Success and Failure

Like money or nuclear power, control can be used for good or evil. You can use it to harm, suppress or destroy lives. Or you can use it to help people, increase your own income and improve the world around you. 10 Signs You Are Not in Control…