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An Ounce Of Prevention

An Ounce Of Prevention

Recently, our medical practice hired two new staff members.  These wonderful ladies have worked together in another practice for about one year so they know each other pretty well, which is helpful for them.  What is important is that we (those who have worked in our practice prior to our new hires) work at developing … Continue reading

10 Questions For Better Leadership

Running any type of business can be difficult. There are more things to think about and take care of then there are hours in our day.  Effective leadership is one of the necessary ingredients to make a business run more efficiently, smoothly and create a great work environment. What defines a good leader. Leading people … Continue reading

Working With Good Friends

Working With Good Friends

Many workplaces discourage friendship bonding because they feel that employees will be more interested in talking with their friends rather than doing the tasks at work.  I have worked 22 years in our medical practice with my husband and yes, we have a great friendship.  We have been told that how we have fun and … Continue reading

Its Huddle Time

Its Huddle Time

Morning huddles with your team are a great way to start your day! Tina@Toppractices.com Top Practices Virtual Practice Management Institute

Listen More, Understand More

Listen More, Understand More

  The need to be listened to and understood is great in each of us.  When we feel what we have to say is not of value, we feel we are of less value.  Listening is a developed skill and for many of us it does not come easy.  The attached article has three steps … Continue reading

We Work Together, We Are A Team

We Work Together, We Are A Team

A common mistake business owners or managers make when bringing together a work team is that all team members will fit together and function well right away. This just is not so, each team player needs to first understand what his/her purpose is as an individual player before they can move into a team position.  … Continue reading

Really, I made a mistake?

Really, I made a mistake?

What I made a mistake? Sometimes it is just hard to believe when you have made a mistake, especially when you know what you should have done. Mistakes just happen sometimes, even when we are trying our best and know what we should be doing. The truth is no one likes making mistakes at work.  … Continue reading

Are You Making The Connection?

Are You Making The Connection?

“People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude and that will either enable you to connect and win them over or it will alienate them from you.”  John Maxwell is one of my favorite writers and speakers.  This quote of his above is one that resonates with me.  Attitude is such a critical … Continue reading

What Type Of Team Do You Work On?

What Type Of Team Do You Work On?

Team meetings or huddles are very important in keeping everyone on the team connected together.  Often times what happens is only one person (whoever is leading the meeting) is the only one who gives input or direction during these meetings so in reality many of the team members can feel disconnected. It is important that … Continue reading