Team Building: An Essential Skill

Make no mistake, team building is an essential skill you must use, or get trained in! If you understand just one concept about running a successful private practice, this is the one to get. It’s not enough to hire an office full of individuals with skills and talents. Everyone on your staff must not only…

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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…

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The Benefits of Creating a Staff-Driven Private Practice

Make Your Private Practice Sing By Training Your Staff To Take Charge of Practice Success. Here’s Why. Yes, you’re the CEO and executive director of your private practice. But smart private practice owners seek to create a practice in which their entire team—including every staff member—takes an active, autonomous role in building and maintaining the…

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Private Practice Owners Must Understand This Key Idea About Staff Morale

Many Private Practice Owners Don’t Know How to Keep Their Staff Members Productive. The Answer Is Simple. Like so many other private practice owners, you’ve worked hard to build your staff. After going to all of the expense and trouble of hiring and training support staff who are competent and trustworthy, you’d like to keep…

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Private Practice Owners Must Read This: How to Turn Your Biggest Weakness Into an Asset

Write Down This Key Advice for All Private Practice Owners—Instead of Ignoring the Business Areas Where You’re Weakest, Outsource Those Tasks So They Become Strengths. Here’s How to Do It Effectively. Our culture tends to foster a go-it-alone mentality. You know, just pull yourself up by your bootstraps and be willing to learn anything and…

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Customer Service Goes Beyond Serving Patients

You may think your private practice is pretty good at customer service for patients. But you can take it to a whole new level when your staff learns to serve each other. Do you know a lot about customer service? It’s definitely the bottom line when it comes to marketing a private practice. But what…

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Change Your Marketing Mindset to Bring In More Referrals

How to Transform Your Private Practice Marketing to Reach Your Ideal Customer Do you love marketing? Most private practice owners think of marketing as a necessary evil—a dreaded chore that must be done in order to get new patients in the door. But you can distinguish yourself with private practice marketing that genuinely attracts new…

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Rapid Practice Building

Obviously then marketing is so key to rapid and sustained practice building. Many critical parts need to be taken care of. For example, what types of stay in touch programs do you have in place for your private practice? When was the last time you worked on really effective mechanisms to survey patients on what they want and desire from their private practice owner?

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Private Practice Passion

Do You Still Have a Private Practice Passion? If you’re reading this, no doubt you continue to choose private practice over the public health care system. All politics aside, the reason that you and I continue to do this is we love what we do! We love to do our very best every single day…

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