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Associates: Is Your Practice Ready For One?

As with all the healthcare professionals we have worked with since 1989, denturists have frequently asked me whether they should get an associate. They have dreamed of having someone else come in to share the workload and the hours, to increase…

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…

Make Your Practice Work For You

Canadian Optometrists are well-primed to care for the health of their patients. It’s taking care of business that seems the higher hurdle. With competition elbowing in and patients demanding ever more value for less money, it’s tough…

How Do You Handle Life’s Roadblocks?

When you feel stopped from accomplishing something, how do you respond? Get frustrated and give up? Drown your sorrows? Blame others? Blame yourself? Finding excuses is a popular way of explaining why you didn’t meet your goal. And of course,…
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Hurdles on the Path of Success

Canadian Naturopaths are well?schooled to carry out the technical aspects of their practices. It's taking care of business that seems the higher hurdle. With competition elbowing in and patients demanding ever more value for less money, it's…

Successful Treatment Plan Presentations

What is a successful treatment plan presentation, anyway? Perhaps it could best be defined as a presentation by the denturist to his patient that offers the patient ideal care that they choose to go ahead with and that you, the denturist,…

Put a Shark in Your Tank

A Fishing Story: The Japanese love fresh fish.  However, the waters close to Japan have not held many fish for decades.  So to feed the Japanese population, fishing boats got bigger and went farther than ever.  The farther the fishermen…

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…
Drive and Enthusiasm

Pediatrics and Fees

It’s hard to know where to start on the subject of chiropractic billing for young patients. Pediatric chiropractic is interpreted and defined differently by chiropractors right across Canada. I called many to speak on this issue and became…
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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…