Archive for the ‘ Physician/Owner ’ Category

Employee Loyalty?

In the midst of COVID-19 and so many people being laid off last year, I have found several employers that are “Essential” who had to furlough employees.  Now they are ready to open their business to some extent and are finding that their employees do not want to come back to work. Some are due […]

Accept The Challenge?

+ Add New Category I was listening to Ryan Holiday’s Daily Stoic video the other day and he happened to mention this quote above by Viktor Frankl and it really spoke to my heart.  We cannot change many of the situations we have been encountering during the pandemic, so what can we do?  We must […]

How to Release Anxiety and Stay Present

Happy Wednesday to you all!  I have been blogging for 11 years now and it has been such a great adventure as I have met many of you.  Now I haven’t personally met you but many of us have become blogging friends and even connected through other social media platforms where we have shared pictures […]

How Is Your Medical Practice Working?

As many of you know I have been a Practice Management Consultant for many years.  I also work with my partners Rem Jackson and Dr. Peter Wishnie at Top Practices.  One of the biggest struggles we come across when working with our doctors is them having the time to come up with solutions to many […]

4 Ways to Care For Your Employees

Working with small businesses I will often hear the employees say that they do not feel that their supervisors really care about them.  They are just there to do a job.  While it is true, they are there to do a job, employees need to know that their supervisors and employers care that they are […]

Is Your Workplace A Bit Stressful?

Working in the Healthcare Industry, it is common for physicians and their staff to become stressed in everyday situations in the practice.  Taking care of others can be as demanding as it is rewarding.  Often when stress is not addressed it can turn into burnout without even realizing it. According to a survey done by […]

Having A Lean Office Policy Manual

A few years back, when we opened up our newest medical practice,  I had the wonderful opportunity to revisit our office policy manual. It is a fact that usually the office policy manual is only opened when a problem arises and then we hope that there is a solution to it. When I work with […]

Lack Of Sleep, Lack Of Productivity

According to a Centers for Disease Control and Preventions survey, 40% of Americans get less than the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep each night.  In fact, these people overall get approximately 6 hours or less of sleep a night. Medical studies relate a lack of sleep to various health problems, such as heart disease, strokes, […]

Taking Life As It Comes

I have been doing some work on gaining clarity in some areas of my life lately and I remembered an interesting conversation I once had with a gentleman who was having difficulties reaching his business and personal goals.  During the conversation, I asked how he plans for his day, week, month.  I wanted to know […]

A Pleasant Hiring Experience

Hiring new staff members is not one of my favorite things to do.  Why?  Because it costs money (lots of it), and if you make a wrong hiring choice you have lost time and more money for the organization.  But recently because of growth we have found our practice in need of hiring two new […]