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Experience Is The Best Teacher

Experience Is The Best Teacher

When talking to a young business owner recently she told me that she was frustrated at how hard it was to own a business, run a business and oversee employees who worked in her business.  She thought it would be easier.  One of her biggest frustrations was employees and the lack of their doing the … Continue reading

Taking Life As It Comes

Taking Life As It Comes

  I have been doing some work on gaining clarity in some areas of my life lately and I remembered an interesting conversation I once had with a gentleman who was having difficulties reaching his business and personal goals.  During the conversation I asked how he plans for his day, week, month.  I wanted to … Continue reading

A Pleasant Hiring Experience

A Pleasant Hiring Experience

Hiring new staff members is not one of my favorite things to do.  Why?  Because it costs money (lots of it), and if you make a wrong hiring choice you have lost time and more money for the organization.  But recently because of growth we have found our practice in need of hiring two new … Continue reading

Hiring? Remember The Happy Factor

Hiring? Remember The Happy Factor

When hiring a new person we (the employer/manager) have certain expectations they are to meet, at least in our minds. But does the new hire know these expectations? Have they been listed out and explained in detail? Most of the time the answer is no, and I as a manager have been guilty of this … Continue reading

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