The Podiatry Business Podcast, Episode 1. You Need To Start With A Business Mindset

When I first opened the doors of my clinic I was full of enthusiasm and hope for the future. 

I knew I was good clinically and would be busy. I was and I had more than enough work to handle on my own very quickly.

I even had a waiting list. 

However after a a few years I came to realise...

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Don't Wait For Everything To Be Perfect To Get Started.

 

So last week I finally got copies of my new book  “Podiatry Business Success Secrets. The Ultimate Guide To Building A Profitable Podiatry Practice That Works Without You” form the printers.

 

I got very excited naturally as I had put a lot of work into it and it was...

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Stop Comparing Your Clinic To Others

We have all heard the saying "Far away fields are greener" haven't we. It's part of human nature that we seem to think that most other people seem to have it better. This seems to have become worse since the advent of social media. 

Rarely does anyone put up on Facebook or Instagram their...

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What Happens Your Podiatry Clinic If You're Too Sick To Work ?

On Facebook last week I saw a discussion between some Podiatrists on what to do with their clinic when they were too sick to work. The general consensus was that when you work for someone else it was more common to take a sick day if your were unwell but once you become self employed all of this...

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Are You Holding Your Staff Accountable?

Having staff can be hard work. I have 4 small kids and sometimes I feel having staff can be a bit like having kids except you can't send them to bed early. 

Taking on staff as a clinic owner and getting them to do things your way can be a tricky endeavour. Human nature is that we tend not to...

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Why Do Patients Stop Their Plan Of Care Before Its Over?

It's part of treating patients daily that some just will not start a plan of care or complete their plan of care even though its the rational thing to do to get them to where they want to be. 

It used to drive be nuts when a patient would drop off half way through a treatment plan. I could...

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What is the purpose of your podiatry business?

I am in the finishing stages of editing my new Podiatry Business book which is due out next month. As an email subscriber or mine you will be send a link to get a copy at a heavy discount, so keep and eye on your emails. 

One of the secrets to business success I discuss in the book is...

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Are you feeling overwhelmed by the amount of work needed to scale your podiatry practice that you see in front of you?

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the amount of work needed to scale your podiatry practice that you see in front of you? 

 

Very commonly I speak to clinic owners who tell me of their feelings of anxiety and overwhelm as they begin to scale up, they see the list of tasks begin to mount....

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Why I NEVER Pay My Staff A Percentage Of Turnover?

I know it seems to be a common thing in Podiatry clinics and a lot of similar type clinics that the owner feels the safest thing to do when it comes to taking on clinicians and paying them is to make them an "associate" and them a percentage of their turnover. I have spoken to clinic owners with...

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Are You Worried About Your Competition?

I don’t know if you have noticed as I have a trend over the past few weeks of quite a number of podiatrists becoming concerned about other clinics, including those not registered as podiatrists, opening in their locality. One such discussion on social media had well over 250 comments which...

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How I Max The Price I Get When I Sell My Podiatry Practice?

It's tax time here in Ireland and I was in with my accountant recently and we were discussing long term planning like pension, retirement etc. 

The conversation moved to eventual sale of my Podiatry Business. I can't see my kids taking over and I have no intention of working for ever so at...

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4 Simple Steps To Boost Turnover If You Don't Have A Large Marketing

Just last week, I was invited to do a talk on marketing at my societies national non-clinical podiatry conference. One of the questions I was asked by a clinic owner was;

"What do I do if I am a podiatrist working on my own without a large budget budget to spend on marketing."

This question was...

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