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If you’re looking to fill an open position for your medical practice—whether it’s a new physician or registered nurse—your job postings are often the first impression you’ll be making with candidates. In an industry like healthcare, where talent is spread thin, it’s imperative that your job postings are both standing out from the crowd and
As a business owner, you have no choice but to constantly look for ways to increase your profit margin. If you’re not growing, you’re dying,…
Much like the tech industry in Silicon Valley, the healthcare job market is “full”—meaning that it has less than 3% to 4% unemployment. Since there…
I’m glad to be sharing a three-part series on what it takes to become a successful practitioner and business owner. Many colleagues are contemplating starting their own practice and although the whole process is impossible to cover in this blog series, I will strive to touch on some very important concepts you need to have
Are you on the fence about hiring a new employee? Good. It’s smart to be cautious when it comes to growth. As a practice owner, workforce management is key. You need the right people—and the right number of people—to keep your practice humming. But how do you know when to actually pull that hiring trigger?
In case you’ve ever wondered, I can confirm: Skipping a business loan payment is a really bad idea. While most borrowers likely have every intention of paying back what they owe, sometimes they are faced with situations that prevent them from doing so (see my previous blog post). Once you miss a certain number of
First impressions are everything at your optometry practice. Especially when you consider the halo effect—the perception of positive qualities in one thing or part giving rise to the perception of similar qualities in related things or in the whole. And it all happens in seven measly seconds. That’s right. Your patients are making snap judgements
If you want to be successful in business, it helps to know math. And if you know math, it helps even more to know accounting. Accounting is the backbone of your business, whether it’s a healthcare practice or a small company on the side. It is the circulatory system and heart of every business, regardless
As a lender, we see a full range of customers: those who pay the minimum, every month; those who aggressively work toward paying off their loan in full; and those who simply don’t pay. Obviously, nobody wants to be in that last bucket, but sometimes—largely due to unforeseen circumstances—it happens to even the best-standing and
Dentistry is evolving. What are you doing to keep your competitive edge? In a landscape where a trip to your competitor’s office includes a full array of spa services, you need to be continually thinking of ways to stay relevant. No, you don’t have to hire a full-time massage therapist or start giving Botox injections.
When someone is potentially willing to lend you money, it’s not because they like you. Hopefully, they do like you, of course. But whether a lender likes you or not won’t have much of an influence on whether you receive a loan. That’s because business loan decisions are made on facts and data to ensure
Stress is a killer. You know it, you talk to your patients about it daily. But do you take a dose of your own medicine? Do you practice what you preach? Your fast-paced, high-stakes life could be taking a greater toll on your own health than you even recognize. Don’t let daily demands and pressures