Should you remodel your optical?

Over the past decade, remodeling has become entertainment. Shows on HGTV and other networks show dramatic transformations, and may make you think it might be time for your optical to get a face-lift. However, the improved space always comes at a price. For example, if I was remodeling my home, … Continue reading

Work smarter not harder – Maximize high demand seasons

A wise person once asked, “Who makes the best business partner?” Dumb, lazy person. Dumb, hard worker. Smart, lazy person. Smart, hard worker. Most of us would pick the smart, hard worker. However the wise person will choose a smart, lazy person any day. The smart, lazy person will figure … Continue reading

Does your optometry office struggle to keep staff?

Managing the optometric practice is one of the most difficult pieces of the CEO puzzle. The people you are trying to manage are sometimes emotional, unpredictable, and fickle. Sometimes they leave. At times people leave for good reasons, or situations that are out of the CEO’s control. However, to build … Continue reading

Hire the best….Future optometrists

Right now we have two staff members who have decided to make optometry their life profession and are applying to optometry school. These future ODs are excited, and their excitement is contagious to the rest of the staff, even the sometimes complacent and burned out OD who has been practicing … Continue reading

What the experts don’t say about Managed Vision Care Plans

As a practicing OD who sees patients 3.5 days a week and manages a large multi-location practice with one other owner, I find my primary job is making decisions. As owners, my partner and I have the responsibility to make key decisions that will impact the health of the practice … Continue reading

Successful Optometrists . . .

Find the Right Practice

Finding the right practice is the first step to fulfilling your optometry career goals

Manage With Excellence

Whether you are managing staff, time, or the business, intentional planning and execution is a must to thrive in an optometry practice.

Pursue Growth

"Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning." - Benjamin Franklin
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