6 Holiday Event Ideas for Your Eyecare Practice

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Mon, Nov 23, 2020 @ 10:11 AM

Every business owner likes to treat their employees a nice party or gathering during the holidays. But, tight budgets can sometimes make it difficult to do as much as you would like.

Luckily, there are plenty of budget-friendly options out there to help you and your team get in the holiday spirit, all while having a little bit of fun. We'll provide a few ideas that you can customize to your staff's needs and interests here. Some of these can be converted to virtual or distanced events while necessary or booked in advance for 2021 fun.

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How To Energize Your Optometric Practice Staff During Meetings

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Mon, Nov 16, 2020 @ 11:11 AM

Office meetings provide a way for you and your team to maintain focus on your team goals and help identify problems that threaten your optometric practice’s ability to meet those objectives.

Also, weekly meetings are a great way to strengthen a team's bond. Meetings may seem like they are going strong in the beginning, over time you will find that participation is starting to wane. When your staff members stop engaging in your team meetings, it could snowball into to other problems like missed goals, staff turnover, and errors due to decreased communication.

To help revive the energy in your optometric practice team meetings, we’ve provided a few tips below.

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How To Resolve Staff Conflicts In Your Optometric Practice

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Wed, Nov 11, 2020 @ 09:11 AM

Disagreements in the workplace can slow down your office workflow and add stress to your entire optometric practice. Although your staff may get along 95% of the time, there will always be times where conflicts arise. When your staff has disagreements, you have to resolve them quickly before they impact your entire team, your workflow, and your profits.

Below are conflict resolution tips to keep the peace in your optometric practice.

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How to Avoid the Fall Slump in Your Optical Practice

Posted by Megan Ludzenski on Tue, Oct 13, 2020 @ 15:10 PM

As we set into fall, there is a lot to look forward to: cooler weather, cozier clothing, and pumpkin flavored everything. On the reverse side, there are some things about fall you may be dreading, one of those things being the fall slump. As the end of the year approaches, it seems we become unmotivated in various aspects of our lives, including work.

With the back to school rush coming to a halt, and the end of the year being a few months away, you might also be suffering from a fall slump in your sales as well. You don't have to let your practice become a victim of the fall slump; there are some things you can do in your practice to get your books and your staff through the rest of the year.

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3 Game Changing Staff Management Moves for Your Optical Practice

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Mon, Oct 12, 2020 @ 10:10 AM

I would like to bet that if I asked some of the most successful practice owners what their most valuable practice asset is, they'd tell me that it's their people.

Your staff can make or break your patient's experience and the daily workload in your office. But, we also know that finding and hanging on to your practice's top performers can be a challenge.

As part of our Game Changing Moves for Your Optical Practice Series, we want to focus on some of the best advice when it comes to developing the team in your office. 

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