Episode 10 - Coronavirus - You Can Choose To Sink Or Swim.

Why do some Podiatry clinics prevail while others seem to always struggle?

Why in this time of crisis are some panic or despair while others are getting ready for the return to business, whatever form that takes?

At this time of crisis you have 2 choices, let the whole thing overwhelm you and...

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The Podiatry Business Podcast. Ep 8. Coronavirus. Don't Waste Your Time Studying Clinical Skills

Podiatry Clinic owners.... If you are planning to use the enforced time away from work studying more clinical skills, then don't do it.

Clinical skills will not save your business.

Business Skills will get your business back in action, better than before the coronavirus crisis.

Use this time to...

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The Podiatry Business Podcast, Episode 7. How To Help Your Podiatry Business Podcast Survive The Coronavirus

They say a week in politics is a long time. 

 

Well I have never seen such a change in business in such a short space of time.

 

In my own clinic we went from our best EVER week to total shut down for an unspecified time inside 7 days.

 

Now, let's be honest. 

 

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The Podiatry Business Podcast, Episode 6. 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.

This is a BIG mistake. 

Listen...

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The Podiatry Business Podcast - Episode 5. Six & Half Facebook Ad Hacks

Do you find yourself posting on your Facebook page in an attempt get more patients or your previous patients to return?

Are you chasing Facebook likes and shares but get the feel that its having no real effect on your bottom line.

The truth is it is largely a waste of time.

To truly boost your...

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Podcast Episode 4. Should I Hire Another Podiatrist Or Receptionist First?

Episode 4 of The Podiatry Business Podcast is out this week and is all about the big choice to make when taking on your first staff member. 

A lot of clinic owners assume that the first thing they should do is take on another podiatrist when they are ready to scale. Often these clinic owners...

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The Podiatry Business Podcast. Episode 3. The Top 3 Myths Holding Most Clinic Owners Back

I took the week off from clinic to spend with my kids who were off from school for mid term break. 

 

I try to make sure I am off at the same time as they are. They are only small for so long and I know through painful experience how you cannot get that time back. 

 

If you...

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The Podiatry Business Podcast. Episode 2 - 6 Principles To Get Your Patient To Say Yes

Don't you hate it when a patient comes to see you with a complex issue that's been giving them trouble for a long time you know how to fix it but they just don't go ahead with treatment?

 

I used to absolutely go mad when this happened or when a patient was 75% through a treatment plan and...

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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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