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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Should I take on a receptionist or another podiatrist first?

Last week, I received a reply to one of my emails from a podiatry owner who asked the question that many who are scaling up consider when  first they consider taking on their first staff member... 

 

“Lorcan, I have been following you for a while now  and my business is...

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Overwhelmed By Your Podiatry Clinic....Diarize Then Delegate.

Are you feeling overwhelmed? 

 

Do you feel there aren't enough hours in the day or days in the week to get all of the things done? 

Are you working long hours at home after you have finished treating patients just to get the work done? 

 

I used to be like this. I used...

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How Do Most Podiatry Clinics Do Their Marketing.

How do most Podiatry Clinics do their marketing. 

They think marketing is just advertising. So they put up a website with little no talk about what it should be and what it should be like. Most of them tend to look at other sites in the locality and copy them.

They might ask the graphic...

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How Do I Set The Prices In My Podiatry Clinic?

I was reading the paper this past weekend (online of course) and noticed that they have opened a new members only spa in Dublin city centre recently. 

What caught my eye with this story is that this spa is an invite only spa and if you need to ask the price then you can't afford it. Now I'm...

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