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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,…
Lead

To Succeed, You Need To Lead

Whether you are the owner of a practice or one of the team members who make the practice happen, you are a leader to others.  Perhaps it is your staff you are leading, or maybe you are leading the patients/clients towards ideal care, or maybe…

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…

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…

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…
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Ever Felt Like Firing Yourself?

As a practice owner, many have felt that there are days when they have thoroughly mucked up something and should fire themselves. It’s that or fire everyone else in the practice. Are either of these solutions rational? Probably not but what,…
Empty Drivers Seat

Empty Driver’s Seat?

Managing a practice is like driving a car. If you aren’t in the driver’s seat, who is driving it? You are also supposed to be the one selecting the direction. Even a GPS won’t help you get where you want to go if you haven’t put in the…

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…