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Private Practice Systems

The most important of all Private Practice Systems is…can you guess? Answering telephones by script. It is simply a mechanism to ensure two things. One is that patients are not turned off by what is said. The other is to obtain valuable information in terms of what parts of your marketing campaign are working. You have […]

Decisions we make every day

My wife and daughter recently brought me home a copy of “I Me Mine”, which is as close to an autobiography of George Harrison as you can get. It’s a great read. I have always respected his strong faith, as well as his music.Some passages really shed light on how he applied ancient philosophies to modern life. In reality, its all about decisions we make every day.

A New Vision of The Future

One of our members recently so poignantly asked me ”John, you keep talking about all the changes. What do you mean, and what’s happening?”

So what I thought I would do is summarize how the events of the last 12 months have impacted doctor’s behaviors

Personal Power, Profit, and Influence

Without personal power, profit and influence, in your own life and practice, you are unlikely to learn from the past, deal with the present and plan as accurately as possible for the future.  But just why are these so important?

Essential things you must do in Private Practice

Take a real hard look on how you can add value added services and additional profit
centers to your private practice. Some are much better than others. Make sure they ADD TO
and do not detract from your image, purpose and vision.

Physical and Emotional Clutter in Private Practice

Physical & Emotional clutter has a significant impact on your Private Practice, and of course your life and your health. The more you clean up and break away from, the more room you create for the right things! Keep it simple. You won’t regret it.

Taking Command of Your Direction…

Last week, I wrote extensively on really taking command of the direction of your practice, and your life as a powerful economic stimulus. In reality, it’s all you have in private practice. There are some really simple ways to do this, but before we talk about that, here’s an “Economic Summit” reality check-up. If I […]

Benchmarking to Measure Your Practice’s Success

I’ve written extensively on really taking command of the direction of your practice, and your life as a powerful economic stimulus. In reality, it’s all you have in private practice. There are some really simple ways to do this such as benchmarking, but before we talk about that, here’s an “Economic Summit” reality check-up. If I […]

What Do You Promise to Patients?

Did You Ever Make a Promise to a Patient?   This is an area that far too many clinicians regardless of the specialty get into trouble with. It is so important to understand that the only real promise to patients you or I can and should make to patients is that we will do our […]