Episodes

Sept. 8, 2022

Setting Expectations - E113

Setting Expectations - E113 Highlights from this episode: Setting Expectations (00:44) Office Talk: Pain equals Gain (17:58) In today's episode, we are discussing the importance of setting proper expectations... from your sta...

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Sept. 6, 2022

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Speaking the Language

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Speaking the Language In this week's nugget it's all about communication. Everybody speaks a different "language" and to be a good manager or leader, you need to understand what that language is and spe...

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Sept. 1, 2022

3 Businesses Within Your Practice - E112

3 Businesses Within Your Practice - E112 Highlights from this episode: 3 Businesses Within Your Practice (00:50) Office Talk: 5 Stages of Grief (22:23) In today's episode, we are discussing the three separate businesses you f...

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Aug. 29, 2022

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Brain-dump Fridays

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Brain-dump Fridays In this week's nugget it's all about protecting your staff's mental health with Brain-Dump Fridays. It is SO IMPORTANT to void job dissatisfaction and unnecessary stress, especially f...

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Aug. 25, 2022

Finding a Sustainable Work Life Balance: Part 2 - E111

Finding a Sustainable Work Life Balance: Part 2 - E111 Highlights from this episode: Finding a Sustainable Work Life Balance: Part 2 (00:48) Office Talk: Training, Medical Model, Work Paying Off (17:05) In today's episode, we...

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Aug. 22, 2022

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Stay Fresh

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Stay Fresh In this week's nugget it's all about not letting yourself or your practice become stagnant, but keep things fresh! The world continues to turn. Technologies continue to change. Change with th...

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Aug. 18, 2022

Finding a Sustainable Work Life Balance: Part 1 - E110

Finding a Sustainable Work Life Balance: Part 1 - E110 Highlights from this episode: Finding a Sustainable Work Life Balance: Part 1 (00:42) Office Talk: Training, Medical Model, Work Paying Off (19:51) In today's episode, we...

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Aug. 15, 2022

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Share Your Victories

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Share Your Victories In this week's nugget it's all about sharing your victories and successes. Your team will feel more invested if the get to experience some of those highs you achieve with you! Not o...

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Aug. 11, 2022

Office Evolution - E109

Office Evolution - E109 Highlights from this episode: Office Evolution (00:51) Office Talk: How my practice has evolved this year (23:32) In today's episode, we are talking about the evolution of a practice. If you aren't cha...

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Aug. 8, 2022

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Plans Can Change

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Plans Can Change In this week's nugget it's all about being flexible. Plans change all the time. Your BHAG (big hairy audacious goal) usually remains pretty consistent but the path to get there may take...

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Aug. 4, 2022

5 Simple Ways to Be a Great Leader - E108

5 Simple Ways to Be a Great Leader - E108 Highlights from this episode: 5 Simple Ways to Be a Great Leader (00:48) Office Talk: Office reinvention (22:46) In today's episode, we are talking about the importance of leadership ...

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Aug. 1, 2022

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Fees

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Fees In this week's nugget it's all about talking about your fees. Your costs are going up on everything from frames to copy paper. Have you increased your fees to protect your margins? If you let …

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July 28, 2022

The 5 Types of Wealth - E107

The 5 Types of Wealth - E107 Highlights from this episode: The 5 Types of Wealth (2:06) Office Talk: Finding Happiness and Feeling Important (15:45) In today's episode, we are talking about all the different kinds of wealth. ...

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July 25, 2022

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Key Points for Your Patients

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Key Points for Your Patients In this week's nugget it's all about talking about what your patients care about. They care about things that they can tell affect them: blurry vision, can't see up close, d...

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July 21, 2022

CEO Series: How To Find Your Edge - E106

CEO Series: How To Find Your Edge - E106 Highlights from this episode: CEO Series: How To Find Your Edge (2:12) Office Talk: New Scheduling Model, Iron Sharpens Iron (12:29) In today's episode, we are continuing on in our CEO...

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July 18, 2022

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - When The Going Gets Tough, SIMPLIFY!

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - When The Going Gets Tough, SIMPLIFY! In this week's nugget it's all about simplifying and becoming more efficient when things get hairy. We all have those seasons as a practice where things get a little...

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July 14, 2022

CEO Series: Better Business Operations - E105

CEO Series: Better Business Operations - E105 Highlights from this episode: CEO Series: Better Business Operations (2:01) Office Talk: Small Fish in a Big Pond (21:04) In today's episode, we are continuing on in our CEO serie...

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July 11, 2022

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Managing Your Schedule

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Managing Your Schedule In this week's nugget it's all about managing your schedule to benefit everybody. It is doable, I promise! The key is to find a healthy balance between you, your staff, and your p...

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July 7, 2022

CEO Series: 3 Changes You Need to Consider Making - E104

CEO Series: 3 Changes You Need to Consider Making - E104 Highlights from this episode: CEO Series: 3 Changes You Need to Consider Making (2:02) Office Talk: Bad Reps, Priorities, & When Times Are Tough (13:59) In today's epis...

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July 5, 2022

Ultimate O.D. Nugget.- Change with a Purpose

Ultimate O.D. Nugget.- Change with a Purpose In this week's nugget it's all about making changes that matter. We all have those uncomfortable situations pop up that are few and far between, and we feel the need to put a …

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June 30, 2022

CEO Series: Online + Social Media Presence - E103

CEO Series: Online + Social Media Presence - E103 Highlights from this episode: CEO Series: Online + Social Media Presence (2:06) Office Talk: Frame Pricing, Strategy for rest of the year (15:31) In today's episode, we are co...

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June 27, 2022

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Frame Margins

Ultimate O.D. Nugget - Frame Margins In this week's nugget it's all about controlling your frame margins. Do you know what your margins are? How often do you check them? Chances are you need to take a look at them …

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June 25, 2022

Outside the Box - Evon Mendrin (Optometry Wealth Advisors) Interview

Outside the Box - Social Jazz Interview Welcome to new bonus episodes we are launching with a segment called "Outside the Box"! There is a wealth of knowledge to be gained from other businesses/industries that can be applied ...

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June 23, 2022

CEO Series: Evaluating Your BHAG/Vivd Vision - E102

CEO Series: Evaluating Your BHAG/Vivd Vision - E102 Highlights from this episode: CEO Series: Evaluating Your BHAG/Vivd Vision (2:31) Office Talk: Slower Weeks, Seasonal Businesses (17:22) In today's episode, we are starting ...

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