There is no doubt about it: your chiropractic practice wouldn’t operate without your employees. Your employees are your most valuable resource, but they can also drain your time and energy. That means properly managing your workforce in a way that promotes employee engagement is critical, and it can have a direct impact on your bottom line. Here are our tips.
Thanksgiving is a time of the year to reflect on the gratitude we feel for the people in our lives. It is a great habit to have in your practice to regularly thank your employees, and if you aren’t doing that already, now the time to start. Showing appreciation to your employees will show them that their work is valued and will motivate them to continue to do a great job. It also encourages your team to pass the gratitude to others in the workplace, and you will see personal as well as professional growth. Here are a few ways you can show your staff how thankful you are this Thanksgiving.
Effective leadership and communication is essential to any business, but for a small chiropractic practice, it requires knowing how to communicate with all levels of the practice from employees to patients. Each group may require a slightly different communication and leadership style. It’s up to you to be able to adapt based on the group you are communicating with. Here are our tips.
Halloween is finally here! While this holiday is full of fun activities like trick-or-treating, costume parties, and carving pumpkins, it got us thinking about something so many people are afraid of: failure. As a leader of your chiropractic practice, the last think you want to do is fail. Your patients and employees rely on you. So how can you avoid failure? One way to do this is to go from being a good boss to a great boss. As a boss in the “good category, a lot of things are already being done correctly, but we all have room for improvement. Here are our tips.
Are you having trouble with patient retention? We find many chiropractic professionals are focused solely on attracting new patients and inadvertently neglect their existing patients. Getting new patients is great and an essential part of operating your practice, but you certainly don’t want to lose the loyal following you’ve built. In fact, it costs more money to get a new patient and returning patients drive a greater ROI. Your happy patients can be your best brand ambassadors, and that’s only a few reasons to invest in patient retention. Here are our tips to keep your patients coming back to your chiropractic practice.
In a 2015 comprehensive study by Gallup’s , “The State of the American Manager,” they found a tough truth: 50% of Americans have left a job “to get away from their manager at some point in their careers”. That means half of Americans in this study left a job primarily because of their boss. We don’t want you to be that boss. You don’t want to be that boss. Too much intensity can wear your team down, whereas a calm demeanor is not really something employees can get too much of. When you think about it, the core of management is accomplishing work through others. Here are three reasons why calmness is a key managerial trait.
As the workforce and expectations of employees continues to change, it is even more challenging for small businesses to to attract high quality employees. There are many aspects that make the corporate world more appealing, but that doesn't mean you should just give up on hiring new staff. There are plenty of people who prefer to work for small businesses, including small practices. Here are our tips for hiring the people you need.
We all want more visitors to our practices, more qualified leads, and more revenue. Unfortunately, starting a business isn't usually a "if you build it, they will come" situation. If you are to build a successful practice, you have to create a business plan, assess finances, complete legal paperwork, carefully choose your partners, pick the best tools and systems to get your marketing plan and sales going...and a whole lot more!