• Physical Therapy Career Growth Opportunities Image

    articleJan 18, 2016 | 4 min. read

    Physical Therapy Career Growth Opportunities

    According to Forbes, physical therapist is one of the top ten toughest jobs to fill in 2016. Additionally, this Monster article states that physical therapy industry “jobs are projected to grow at 36 percent through the year 2022, significantly above the national average.” And thanks to direct access , physical therapists have more opportunities than ever. This is all great news for DPT students who graduate this year, but it also might be a bit overwhelming. With …

  • 5 Common Performance Review Methods Image

    articleJan 13, 2016 | 4 min. read

    5 Common Performance Review Methods

    In her Founder Letter this month, Dr. Heidi Jannenga talked about reviewing work performance and providing feedback to the staff in your rehab therapy clinic, stressing the importance of creating consistent and fair performance reviews. While rounds of applause and pats on the back are great, they can’t compete with detailed and data-based evaluations. But if you’ve never provided your staff with formal performance reviews, you may not know your options for doing so. To give you …

  • Managing and Motivating Underperformers in 3 Easy Steps Image

    articleJan 12, 2016 | 5 min. read

    Managing and Motivating Underperformers in 3 Easy Steps

    As a manager, you face a unique set of challenges in the workplace. You have a hectic schedule, a never-ending task list, and a constant shortage of time—and on top of all that, you have to keep track of your entire team’s workload. Plus, you’re responsible for fostering career advancement, monitoring performance, and providing meaningful feedback for your employees in both good times and bad. Ultimately, your success as manager hinges on your ability to deal with …

  • Year of the Monkey? More Like Year of Metrics Image

    articleJan 7, 2016 | 7 min. read

    Year of the Monkey? More Like Year of Metrics

    Welcome to 2016! As we kick off another year of informative blog content, the Chinese zodiac calendar also resets—and 2016 is the Year of the Monkey. Those born in monkey years—including yours truly—are said to possess such character traits as cleverness and curiosity. We monkeys are playful, and we thrive on challenge. The monkey is just one of 12 Chinese zodiac signs, though, and each sign has its own characteristics. (You want to research your sign now, …

  • Can You Hear Me Now? The Physical Therapist's Guide to Giving and Receiving Feedback at Work Image

    webinarJan 5, 2016

    Can You Hear Me Now? The Physical Therapist's Guide to Giving and Receiving Feedback at Work

    Feedback: everyone wants it. Professional feedback, in particular, helps us become better employees, managers, peers, and providers. It’s mission-critical when it comes to improving patient care and exceeding business objectives. Why, then, are we rarely getting the feedback we need or giving others the feedback they deserve? And when we do deliver feedback, why doesn’t it always have the desired effect? On January 26, Dr. Heidi Jannenga will team up with special guest and renowned leadership coach …

  • How to be Wildly Successful Without Being a Jerk Image

    articleNov 11, 2015 | 3 min. read

    How to be Wildly Successful Without Being a Jerk

    I consider self-awareness and mindfulness to be the most crucial components to leadership success and healthy organizations. Don’t get me wrong—you can have zero self-awareness, live in stress most of the time, be a total jerk, and still be monetarily successful.  However, if you would like to lead differently and measure the success of your life by more than how well you did surviving the day, please keep reading. I offer a leadership model here that I …

  • Overwhelmed? Here’s Your Solution Image

    articleNov 11, 2015 | 3 min. read

    Overwhelmed? Here’s Your Solution

    Someday is not a day of the week.” – Janet Dailey When did life get so busy and so full?  It seems to-do lists have taken over, which can be especially overwhelming if we face that one repeating thing on our to-do list daily. For weeks, I stared at “create a leadership development program.” Right. I’ll just sit down and do that after work. You can imagine what my mind did every time I came across that …

  • Does Cutting Expenses Really Grow Your Practice? Image

    articleJun 19, 2015 | 3 min. read

    Does Cutting Expenses Really Grow Your Practice?

    In this third video of a three-part series, PT and entrepreneurial consultant Jamey Schrier explains why looking at your practice’s staff as an investment—rather than a cost—is the key to achieving business growth and financial success. Want to know more? Watch the video or read on for Jamey’s description: Ask any business “expert” what you should do to increase your clinic’s profits, and he or she likely will advise you to do two things: Cut costs. Increase …

  • Using Your Past as a Crystal Ball Image

    articleJun 18, 2015 | 2 min. read

    Using Your Past as a Crystal Ball

    In the second video of a three-part series, PT and entrepreneurial consultant Jamey Schrier explains why looking into your clinic’s past is the key to driving future success. Want to know more? Watch the video or read Jamey’s description below: What’s the best way to determine how successful you’ll be in the future? Look at your past! Your clinic’s history—especially with respect to business metrics—often are a great indicator of how well you’ll perform moving forward. That …

  • The Simple Key To Making More Money Image

    articleJun 17, 2015 | 2 min. read

    The Simple Key To Making More Money

    In this first video of a three-part series, PT and entrepreneurial consultant Jamey Schrier explains why the simple act of measuring your clinic’s business metrics will help improve your bottom line. Want to know more? Watch the video or read Jamey’s description below: Do you hate the money aspect of owning your practice—the constant worry of whether you’re making a profit or hitting your targets? Well, what if I told you that just one small change in …

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