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Employee compensation: Balancing cost and investment

Do you know what your team members want—and how offering it to them can boost your practice? Consider these tips for a happy team.
Dec 1, 2007

It's no secret that staff salaries are the biggest expense at most practices. At the same time, your team is your most valuable asset. How do you balance these two realities?

Make your practice ETDBW

Nov 1, 2007

Is your practice easy to do business with? How can you achieve this goal? Here are some ideas.

Employee motivation inventory

Oct 1, 2007

Learn what makes team members tick with this form.

The power of celebration

You don't need a reason to brighten your team's day. Try celebrating for no reason at all. This leads to happy team members who are likely to stick around.
Oct 1, 2007

"Celebrating makes people feel like winners and creates an atmosphere of recognition and positive energy." ... say Jack and Suzy Welch, co-authors of Winning (Collins, 2005).

The rules of team retention

Motivate, inspire, challenge, and listen: What you can do to keep team members.
Oct 1, 2007

You can sense whether employees are happy in an office the moment you walk in the front door. The most noticeable characteristic is the level of energy and emotional commitment that employees exhibit. Even a casual observer can feel the difference when walking the halls.

Traits of the ideal doctor

A Mayo Clinic study finds that behavior, not skill, is the key to positive patient perception.
Jul 1, 2007

A Mayo Clinic study finds that behavior, not skill, is the key to positive patient perception.

Nothing is insignificant

Jun 1, 2007

The devil is in the details. So what are your clients noticing about your practice and team members?

Let the media boost your credibility

May 1, 2007

Know the difference between advertising and public relations to maximize your results.

Are your employees invisible?

Mar 1, 2007

Shine a light on your team members to ensure they feel appreciated and don't fade into the woodwork.


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