Interview: Becoming a Leader in the Eyecare Industry

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Nov 14, 2017 @ 14:11 PM

In the optical industry there are several different directions you can take your career, and there are plenty of different ways to build up your personal brand as an OD to become a leader in the industry. While you may not realize it, as an experienced OD in the industry you've gone through things that many young ODs just starting out will face throughout their career, and your experiences can be valuable learning lessons for many of your peers.

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How To Avoid Hiring The Wrong Candidate For Your Optometric Practice

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Sep 12, 2017 @ 15:09 PM

In order for your optometric practice to run smoothly, you have to trust that your staff members will do their role efficiently, effectively, and with integrity so that you can focus on your side of the business. Unfortunately, filling a position with the wrong candidate could put stress on your, your practice, your staff, and even the patients that have to interact with your practice. According to a CareerBuilder survey, a bad hire can cost a business $11,000.

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Optometric Practice Owners Spill Their Secrets On Building A Successful Business

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Jul 11, 2017 @ 13:07 PM

Running a successful optometric practice requires a wealth of knowledge. While years of hard work and quality education prepares ODs to care for the ocular health of their community and patients, many practice owners were never taught how to run a business effectively. And, while there are business lessons that can be learned in a classroom, many business lessons can only be learned by first hand experienes or from a mentor whose guidance can help budding ODs prepare for practice success.

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Optical Resources For The First-time Manager

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Jul 04, 2017 @ 15:07 PM

Getting your first Manager role is an exciting and intimidating achievement. On the one end, your hard work and practice loyalty has finally paid off and resulted in the practice owner trusting that you can help manage the practice success. On the other end, you have to learn new skills and retrain your focus to ensure the practice succeeds and the staff is happy.

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Optometric Practice Tips for Creating A Culture Your Staff Will Thrive In

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, May 23, 2017 @ 14:05 PM

In an optometric practice, your staff interacts with dozens of people either face to face or over the phone every day. With the need to create positive interactions with every person your staff comes in contact with, it’s important that you create a culture where your staff not only is excited to come to work, but also a culture where the positive vibe increases productivity and a shared success throughout the optometric practice.

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