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Sept. 21, 2023

Top 5 Things to Consider When Starting a Practice - E167

Top 5 Things to Consider When Starting a Practice - E167 Highlights from this episode: Run Down: Top 5 Things to Consider When Starting a Practice (00:50) Office Talk: Upgrading the Optical! (24:44) Closing Thought: Caring wh...

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Sept. 18, 2023

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - If You Aren't Doing, You've Learned Nothing

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - If You Aren't Doing, You've Learned Nothing We are blessed to live in a time where we have an entire world of information at our fingertips. This means there is great opportunity out there... but if …

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Sept. 14, 2023

Taking Advantage of Opportunities When They Arise - E166

Taking Advantage of Opportunities When They Arise - E166 Highlights from this episode: Run Down: Taking advantage of opportunities when they arise (00:48) Office Talk: Adding staff & a Virtual Assistant (16:35) Closing Though...

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Sept. 11, 2023

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Time = Value

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Time = Value As the saying goes, show me your calendar and I'll show you what you value. You will spend time on things that are important to you and that you enjoy. What are those …

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Sept. 7, 2023

How to Increase Sales without Selling: Part 2 - E165

How to Increase Sales without Selling: Part 2 - E165 Highlights from this episode: Run Down: How to increase sales without selling (00:54) Office Talk: Culture and the straw that stirs the drink (20:45) Closing Thought: Lesso...

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Sept. 4, 2023

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - The Key to Unlocking Your Potential: Delegation

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - The Key to Unlocking Your Potential: Delegation In this week’s nugget it’s all about delegating. You want grow? You can’t be doing the same things you’ve always been doing. Your focus is needed elsewher...

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Aug. 31, 2023

How to Increase Sales Without Selling - E164

How to Increase Sales Without Selling - E164 Highlights from this episode: Run Down: (00:37) Office Talk: Personal experience with new practice (16:26) Closing Thought: It's going to be okay (22:31) In this week's episode we ...

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Aug. 28, 2023

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - The Power of Discipline

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - The Power of Discipline There is a saying that discipline is what you do when no one is looking. Are you taking care of the little things even when your patients or staff doesn't see? Are …

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Aug. 24, 2023

Are You Creating the Ultimate Experience for Your Patients? - E163

Are You Creating the Ultimate Experience for Your Patients? - E163 Highlights from this episode: Run Down: Are you creating the ultimate experience for your patients? (00:49) Office Talk: Optical and Staff Slip-up (18:28) Clo...

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Aug. 21, 2023

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Do You Love the Journey or the Destination?

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Do You Love the Journey or the Destination? The person who is in love with the destination will never be as happy as the person who just loves getting there. Which one are you? Does this …

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Aug. 17, 2023

Are You Efficient or Short Staffed? - E162

Are You Efficient or Short Staffed? - E162 Highlights from this episode: Run Down: Staffing: the fight between efficiency & being short-staffed (00:51) Office Talk: Failing forward on finding a new location (27:24) Closing Th...

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Aug. 14, 2023

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Your Heros Are Not Gods

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Your Heros Are Not Gods We all have people we look up to. We admire and respect them and sometimes we may feel they are somehow not human. Like they do not face the same challenges …

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Aug. 10, 2023

Can an Optometry Office Have a Brand? - E161

Can an Optometry Office Have a Brand? - E161 Highlights from this episode: Run Down: Can an Optometry Office Have a Brand? (00:36) Office Talk: Interviews (:) Closing Thought: Overpaying for special things (:) In this episode...

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Aug. 7, 2023

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Whether Carrot or the Stick, Use What Motivate…

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Whether Carrot or the Stick, Use What Motivates You Everybody has something that is motivating them. Sometimes it's a prize, sometimes it's just to avoid something unfavorable. Whatever the reason, it c...

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Aug. 3, 2023

Using Your Expectations to Control Your Outcome - E160

How Your Expectations Control Your Outcome - E160 Highlights in this episode: Run Down: How your expectations control your outcome (00:47) Office Talk: The spot that got away (16:46) Closing Thought: 20 Hours to Mastery (24:1...

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July 31, 2023

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Action Will Always Beat Inaction

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Action Will Always Beat Inaction Sometimes, the bigger the goal the more intimidating it is. When that is the case, the next step is ACTION. You will never get where you want to go unless you …

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July 27, 2023

Do You Have the Perspective You Need to Be Successful in Optometry? -…

Do You Have the Perspective You Need to Be Successful in Optometry? - E159 Highlights from this episode: Run Down: Do You Have the Perspective You Need to Be Successful in Optometry? (00:31) Office Talk: What Do My Office Mee...

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July 24, 2023

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - You Control the Narrative

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - You Control the Narrative In this week's nugget, we are talking about something Steve Jobs used called a "reality distortion field" which allowed him to create his own narrative of situations in his min...

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July 20, 2023

3 Needs for Practice Growth | E158

3 Needs for Practice Growth | E158 Highlights from this episode: Run Down: 3 Needs for Practice Growth (00:34) Office Talk: Manager Development (21:10) Closing Thought: Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting w...

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July 17, 2023

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - The Power of Making Detached Decisions

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - The Power of Making Detached Decisions --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/theultimateodpodcast/message

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July 13, 2023

Moving Your Practice in the Right Direction | E157

Moving Your Practice in the Right Direction | E157 Highlights from this episode: Run Down: Moving Your Practice in the Right Direction (00:52) Office Talk: 6 Month Recap & 6 Month Goals (15:19) Closing Thought: We choose how ...

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July 10, 2023

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Success Doesn't Mean Happiness

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Success Doesn't Mean Happiness In this week's nugget, we are talking about success and what it really means. Happiness you will find is not at the top of the list... or anywhere close, really! Join in …

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July 6, 2023

5 Ways to Grow & Develop Your Practice | E156

5 Ways to Grow & Develop Your Practice | E156 Highlights from this episode: Run Down: What do you want & are you willing to go through pain to get it? (00:42) Office Talk: Dry Eye first, Optical next! (20:08) …

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July 3, 2023

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Why You Need a Different Business Perspective!

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Why You Need a Different Business Perspective! In this week's nugget, we are talking about how important it is that you have a mentor, business parter, or someone you trust that can give you a different...

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