Posts Tagged ‘optometry’

5 Ways To Manage Stress At Your Optometry Practice

An optometrist experiencing stress

The modern optometrist has to deal with an influx of patients, manage their staff, and may have to raise a family at the same time. On top of that, they have to invest in state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment to keep up with the latest trends. These are just some of the factors an optometrist may have…

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Decoding the Toxic Workplace

Dealing with a toxic workplace can drain you of your mental and physical energy really fast. Gender discrimination, passive-aggressive communication, forced overwork, etc., are all signs of a toxic work environment. Whether you have felt toxicity spreading among your employees or are trapped in a toxic optometry practice yourself, protecting your mental health should be…

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How to Boost Your Immune System during COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has impacted countries all over the globe in unimaginable ways. People are being advised to maintain social distancing and stay inside their homes as much as they can. Healthcare workers fighting the virus on the front lines are at a greater risk of illness as they’re almost constantly exposed to the virus…

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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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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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5 Tips for Climbing the Ladder of Success

The road to success is never just a straight highway. There are plenty of landmines and bunkers on the way, but the trick is to tread skillfully and carefully. Here is everything you need to keep in mind in order to reach the top. 1. Learn to Delegate Often, we feel that in order to…

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