Maximize Your Time during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ever since COVID-19 has been declared a global pandemic, small businesses, in particular, are facing the brunt of it as most people are choosing to stay inside. Instead of waiting till the crisis is over, we need to look for ways to make sure our businesses can survive in these uncertain times. As an optometrist,…

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New Grads Guide to Job Searching

You’ve finally graduated from college, you’ve made it through those tough 4 years, taken all the exams possible, studied hard and you survived it. Congratulations! The excitement to just jump into your field of study and start doing what you love and worked so hard towards is immense, but where do you start? There are…

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The Realities of a New Sublease OD

While there are many perks to being a sublease optometrist, going from zero experience professionally to starting your own practice can be scary, and rightfully so. Let’s debunk some myths about opening your own optometry clinic when you’re fresh out of school. You Will Be Your Own Boss Since you will be subleasing, you’ll technically…

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Myths About Subleasing in Corporate Optometry

If you are planning to start a sublease in corporate optometry, you may have preconceived notions about this practice modality that make you wonder if this is the right decision for you. Working in a corporate optical not only saves you the hassle of a lot of administrative work, hiring staff but also in optical…

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Is Your Sublease a Glorified Employment Position?

Within corporate optometry, there are many opportunities to become a sublease owner; however, not all of these opportunities are created equally.  Some agreements are not as beneficial to the OD as they should be, and it is important for you as an optometrist to be able to distinguish a good agreement from a bad one…

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5 Mistakes to Avoid as a First-Time Corporate Sublease Owner

As a first-time corporate sublease owner, you may feel excited and ready to assist patients using the skills and knowledge you have developed.  What you may feel less prepared for, however, is creating and evolving a business. While the medical skills learned throughout your optometry education are crucial, business and networking skills that may not…

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