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3 End-of-Year Things You NEED to Be Doing - E22 It's the end of the year and I am going through my normal checklist. The way I see it, there are 3 things every private practice owner should be doing at this time to end the year right and prepare fo…

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Office Talk: Growing in the Slow Times - E21 In Michigan we are on a 3 week “pause”, yet we are allowed to be open and provide care. When we had the initial lockdown in March, I was so distracted that the millions of things I had to wor…

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Cold Start: Throwback to Pre-Optometry Me - E21 I met with a pre-optometry student last week and it was amazing how cyclical life can be. You remember those days. You wanted to be an eye doctor so bad and had a million questions of how to do it and…

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Rundown: 3 Ways to Simplify Optical and Increase Revenue - E21 I recently interviewed a potential employee and she was my inspiration for this post. She was currently working at a neighboring office and I asked her what her favorite part of the job…

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Closing Thought of the Week: Endurance - E19 It has been another week of work my friends and thankfully we made it through. As a result, I wanted to share some insight I was made aware of earlier this week and that is that as business owners, optom…

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Office Talk: Take Advantage of Slow - E19 Now more than ever, we need to be operating at maximum efficiency. That means your staff has to pull their weight and know their roles. If you are a little slow, I implore you to take the time and invest in…

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Leadership in Crisis - E19 In Michigan Covid cases are spiking again and my schedule was a little less busy than the weeks previous. That being said, I talked to a few of my colleagues and they are going through the same thing. It may not help our …

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Closing Thought of the Week: The Glass Half Full - E18 If you look around the world the past few months, heck the past week, do you feel any sense of certainty in what tomorrow is going to bring? I am right there with you, but I will tell you this,…

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5 Keys to Incredible Customer Service - E19 In case you were wondering, we are in a profession that is dependent on patients and the majority of optometrists are not referral clinics. That means we need to not only provide state of the art eye care…

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Myopia Management Journey - E18 In regards to myopia management, I would merely advise you to not overthink the room. Atropine and soft contacts are no different than anything you are doing currently. Orthokeratology is a little unique, but if you …

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