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How to Deal with Difficult People in Your Eyecare Practice

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Dec 13, 2017 2:37:00 PM

In any business, you're going to run into situations of having to work with difficult people. Whether it's someone on your team or a patient in the office, having the right game plan to handle different people and situations will help you get through those awkward and stressful moments.

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Tips for ECPs, Optometrist

Interview: Managing Changes in The Eyecare Industry

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Nov 27, 2017 2:32:00 PM

In this industry, things are constantly changing. And as an OD, business owner, or both it's critical that you're able to keep up with the changes and take the necessary steps to implement new trends and processes into your practice. If you aren't keeping up with the latest in the industry and your competitors are, your practice will start to fall behind and patients will notice. Keeping up with the changes as they come is a lot easier than doing a complete overhaul ten years down the road when you suddenly realize what you haven't been keeping up with.

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Industry Pulse, Change Management, Optometrist

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Is Your Optometric Practice In A One-door Or Two-door State?

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Nov 22, 2017 3:25:00 PM

Practicing optometry in a corporate setting can be beneficial for new optometry graduates and experienced ODs. If you’re planning on going into to corporate optometry, one thing you should look at when considering joining a corporate optometry practice is if your state is a one-door or a two-door state.

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Tips for ECPs, Optometrist

Why Optometry Students Should Consider A Corporate Optometric Practice

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Oct 14, 2017 10:36:00 AM

When optometry students graduate and enter the real world, they often start out with a lot of student loan debt, limited business knowledge, and a stigma of becoming a corporate OD. Common myths and complaints around corporate optometry are that you see too many patients, you have to work weekends, and there’s no growth potential. However, these are not all true. A career in corporate optometry can be just as rewarding as operating in a private practice.

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Education, Industry Pulse, Optometrist

The Difference of Working in a One-door vs. Two-door State

Posted by Denise Deverelle Crown on Oct 11, 2017 2:22:00 PM

I was talking to my friend, Dr. Maria Sampalis from Corporate Optometry Careers the other day about one-door and two-door states, when it occured to me that there is not a lot written on this topic aside from state regulations dripping in legalese. If you're thinking about a career in a corporate practice, which is a great option in my opinion for new ODs, it helps to understand what your business will look like under either model. 

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Education, Industry Pulse, Optometrist