Middle-Out Management

Management

Author: Rebekah McIntyre   Too often social service agencies are headed by people who don’t know what they’re doing. One of two things tend to occur: Management roles are granted to people with a business background, who understand the financial aspects of running a department or agency but not the unique needs of work with people. Or management roles are given to seasoned, qualified clinical staff. In fact, in clinical supervision roles this it’s mandatory that said person has independent clinical licensure. All too often, however, these clinicians do not have the training and skill[…]

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How To Make Your Resolutions A Reality

Resolutions To Reality

If you’re like many practice owners, you closed out the end of the year with the resolution to grown your practice in the coming year.   You’re filled with anticipation of the New Year to come with the promise that you’ll spend more time in your practice. You’ll work more on your marketing. You’ll give your office a good cleaning. You’ll get more organized. You’ll introduce yourself to more professionals for referrals. Or, maybe you’ll get on more insurance panels.   Yes, you’re filled with the anticipation of making these resolutions come to pass, but[…]

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How To Grow Your Practice Through Inspiration NOT Desperation

Have you had those moments with your practice that left you functioning out of desperation? I think we all have.   Cash flow is a little bit tight, your waiting room is emptier than you’d like, and you have some bills coming due that leave you feeling nervous. Sound familiar? It happens to all of us at some point during the growth of the practice.   Some months back, I was in a similar situation. I was plenty busy with some clients I was helping but hadn’t really had the time to focus on acquiring[…]

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Private Practice Does Not Have To Mean Isolation; It Can Mean Motivation.

Isolation Blog

You’ve worked long and hard to go into private practice. You never worried about isolation. It’s everything that you’ve ever dreamed of.   You now have the freedom to create your own schedule, work with the people you want to work with and choose how much to be paid. Sure, you knew it would be hard work. That never scared you, you’ve always wanted to live by your own rules anyway. And the corporate back stabbing and drama? Who needs it anyway?!   As you slide into the rhythm of your new work schedule, you[…]

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Is Your Email Marketing HIPAA Compliant?

Is Your Email Marketing HIPAA Compliant?

Have you considered email marketing for your private practice but wonder if your email marketing is HIPAA compliant? It’s important that you recognize the need for compliance, but it should not deter you from moving forward with email marketing. Email marketing is a powerful way to grow your practice and be seen as the industry expert in your specialty. And here’s why email marketing is still one of the most successful ways you can grow your practice. 95% of online consumers use email and of those, 91% check their email at least once per day.[…]

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