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Spring 2013 | Dental

The Need to Connect Online: Associates, Principals and the H...

What is the first thing that comes to mind when considering the associate/principal hiring process? Overwhelmingly, I have found that the common answer to this question is frustration. Dentists are fortunate to have bucked the universal unemployment trend due to … READ MORE >

Spring 2013 | Dental

Making The Move To Canada…Are You Ready?

For those practicing in the United States, is it time to get out of the downpour of the past and ongoing U.S. financial storm? Whatever your reasons, making the move to Canada for lifestyle and professional reasons will be worth … READ MORE >

Spring 2013 | Dental

Positioning Your Practice For Success

Here is a typical scenario.   A family has just moved into your local community and they are starting to establish their new lifestyle. They are looking for a new dentist, so they call your dental office and ask the … READ MORE >

Spring 2013 | Dental

Professionalism and Work Ethic: Have Times Changed?

Has the work ethic changed so much over the years? Am I imagining that employees’ work ethics have changed to the point that some just do not care about meeting their employers’ expectations. I do know there are some wonderful … READ MORE >

Spring 2013 | Dental

Big Plans for your Future? Take a Bite out of Debt to Achiev...

After years of studying and financial sacrifice, it can feel liberating when you begin your career as a dentist and finally start earning a substantial income. Visions of buying a home, building a practice, travelling, now seem within reach. But … READ MORE >

Winter 2013 | Eye Care

Victimized by the Proprietary Deal

The con man refers to his target as a “mark” – easy prey to be exploited. Private Equity (PE) guys are too polite to refer to their victims in such pejorative terms, but, as I learned this week from my … READ MORE >

Winter 2013 | Eye Care

The Entrepreneurial Optometrist – Financing a success...

Establishing and building a successful practice is a dream for many optometrists, but it’s not for the faint of heart.   Whether purchasing an existing practice or starting one from the ground up, dedication, passion, creativity, hard work and business savvy … READ MORE >

Winter 2013 | Eye Care

Should You Incorporate Your Optometric Practice?

Incorporating a professional practice has been around for more than 10 years, but we are always amazed at how few are incorporated. There are some significant financial advantages to incorporation that many of you might be missing out on. Let’s … READ MORE >

Winter 2013 | Eye Care

The Lorax, Optometrists and Dr. Seuss

I would like to welcome you to this edition of Profitable Practice Optometry Edition Magazine.   For those of you who know me or have read previous articles, you know that I try to give you the true facts on … READ MORE >

Winter 2013 | Eye Care

Feature Interview with Jane Ebbern

Sight can make the difference between a life of poverty and a life of opportunity. Optometry Giving Sight is a unique organization that helps make it happen.     How did your organization Optometry Giving Sight get started?   Optometry … READ MORE >