INSIDE THE PRACTICE
Stagnant practice? Stagnant thinking?
Sure, more marketing, better marketing, more new patients, a nicer office, a better location . . . all of these things
could change your course and contribute to growth. But if
your mindset isn’t growth-minded, you could be the
You must be honest with yourself about where you
YOU NEED TO HAVE A ‘YOU GET WHAT YOU
In general (aside from crises and accidents), the quality
of the things in your life—such as your relationships,
successes, etc.—is a direct reflection of what you’ve put
into them. Whatever decisions you make, you have to be
prepared for the consequences—both good and bad.
Understand that what you have now—that’s what you
deserve. It’s what you’ve earned. If you’re not happy with
what you see, start investing more time in specific areas
and be intentional about what you want.
BE THE LEADER WHOM EVERYONE WANTS IN
Everyone who wants to have a business doesn’t necessarily have to be a dynamic leader, but you do have to be
a leader. Talented people want to work and help create
results for employers who bring enthusiasm to the job.
A good leader has confidence and is creative, not competitive. There are tremendous lessons to be leveraged
in every bad thing that happens. As a great leader, you’ll
need to tap into your creative nature when bad things
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happen. Always try to think of what you’ve learned from
negative scenarios rather than letting the problem just
be a frustration to you.
PURSUE SOMETHING BESIDES PERFECTION
The mastery of yourself is the first thing that leads you
to mastery of other people. You actually have to have the
capacity to let some things go and move on to the more
important things. Keep your focus on the bigger goals,
growth strategies, and the vision of your practice. Don’t
get thrown off track every time something doesn’t go
exactly as planned; this will only set you back. And remember to focus only on the things you can control. If
you can’t control it, move past it.
UNDERSTAND THAT YOUR TEAM IS KEY
If you want to have a great business, it’s all in the team.
To be truly successful, it’s critical that your team has
clarity of vision. Whether it’s doubling the practice, adding
an associate, or just increasing new patients, every team
needs a vision, and you have to create it and effectively
communicate it to them. Show your team members
where they fit into the big picture, and find ways to help
them get excited and motivated to help grow the
YOU MUST HAVE A MECHANISM TO KEEP THE
Be successful, stay hungry, stay engaged, and be intentional about legacy and impact. Focus on your passions
and using your practice to be the vehicle to help you
get there. Always be learning, changing, and growing to
keep you and your team interested and excited to show
up and do great work!
HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHY some practices continue to grow and
succeed, while others plateau or seem to always struggle? Are you stuck? Do you
want to grow but aren’t quite sure where to start?
Keep your focus on the bigger goals, growth strategies,
and the vision of your practice.