What does it take to be a great manager? Many times, managers think they need to act a certain way or that they cannot develop close relationships with their staff because they then will not be able to “manage” them.
Creating Competent Staff to Depend On
When any of my staff members come to me with a problem my gut instinct is to immediately help them fix it. This not only makes their issue go away, but it is a quick fix for me, the manager. But the question is, is this the right thing to do?
It’s That Time Again….
The only way to achieve your goals is to constantly look at them and visualize yourself achieving them. You should actually be looking at them daily which allows your subconscious mind to figure out how you can achieve them. You will always get what you are looking for.
Continued Education of Staff
When physicians take the time to train their assistants providing ongoing education, they are not only creating value for the office, but they are creating value for their medical staff. It is a known fact that when staff learn new skills it increases their motivation to learn more.
Why Business Owners are Like an iPhone 12
Business owners are just like the iPhone 12. We don’t come with a charger. We go, go, and go, until we get sick, have anxiety, or just simply burned out. Like the iPhone 12, we need to remind ourselves to go out and get a charger, and once you get one, you need to remember to recharge it BEFORE it dies out.
Blow Your Own Nose
The system isn’t fair and it certainly isn’t what you signed up for. But you can beat it. You can be your own best ally. Through Top Practices your fellow doctors want to help you get there and they want to learn from you and what you can share.
In Times of Turbulence Ask “What is Good About This?”
Each year we will go through a tough stretch or two or even three. Things might be going well and all of a sudden, boom, something falls from the sky and hits us like a ton of bricks. It might be an illness to ourselves or a family member, maybe a business audit, or a key staff member leaving your practice.