I don’t know about you, but I firmly believe that the secret to success in my practice has always been less about what I say and more about how I say it. Especially when it comes to deal thing with cranky patients. I think all the tension and drama of last week had everyone on […]

Cranky Patients and How to Deal

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November 9, 2020

We’ve been knee deep in 2020 for eleven months now. Describing the last eight using the words “dumpster fire” would not be ALL wrong. The last year has left many of us, myself included at times, feeling symptoms of burn out. So what’s the magic bullet? Gratitude. There is a well documented link between gratitude […]

Burn-out… what is the silver bullet?

November 2, 2020

When is the last time you remember yourself taking a break? I don’t mean taking 15 minutes to pee by yourself without a child interrupting you. When is the last time you took a REAL break? Too many of us are burning the candle at both ends and wondering why we feel like we are […]

Taking a break… it’s not a bad thing.

October 26, 2020

Ok, so, it has legit been a good bit of time since I was last in this space. Consistency… all of mine has been going towards getting my practice back up and running, and thriving, since the Coronavirus extravaganza of early Spring. (I’m gonna go ahead and guess that if you are a practice owner […]

I almost feel like I should introduce myself…

October 19, 2020

Four weeks ago I went back to full service care in my office and, well, I’ve learned a few things in the last month. Sharing is caring, so here is the rundown of what has worked and what we are still working on tweaking. What We Are Still Tweaking Our schedule continues to change. We […]

The things I’ve learned…

May 30, 2020

As I started back to routine care in my office this week it was… well, a little different. That’s actually a bit of an understatement. It looked really different. One thing I can tell you for sure is that I was exhausted at the end of each day and ready for the weekend for sure […]

What is working after the return to routine care.

May 9, 2020

Hey there! Here we are 7 weeks later, for most of us, and focus is turning from what to do during closure to the best ways to get back to business again safely. I’ve put together a whole new guide to how I am approaching the return to routine care in my practice and, since […]

A guide for the Return to Routine…

May 1, 2020

It seems there may be a small light at the end of the tunnel. With states beginning to talk about what a return to business will look like optometry returning to routine care again is on the horizon. Are you ready? Over here I am starting to make plans for tentatively starting to see patients […]

Planning a return to routine care…

April 23, 2020

It’s true that even now, almost 5 weeks for most of us, into the Coronavirus extravaganza (it sounds much fancier when I call it that) things are still changing daily. It is still unclear exactly when we will get back to business, let alone business as usual. Will that even be a thing anymore? Maybe. […]

5 Ways to Navigate Your Practice Through Crisis

April 18, 2020

I decided awhile back that to live my best life I wanted to choose joy on a daily basis. Sound weird? Well, I have been accused of being weird in the past… and I am totally ok with it. It may sound a little weird to you that I think feeling joyful is a choice. […]

Joy is a choice.

April 6, 2020