Month: August 2016

6 Ways to Hold a More Effective Meeting

When was the last time you actually got excited about going to a meeting? “Woohoo! A meeting! It’ll be great!” Yeah… Chances are, it’s been a while—if ever. That’s why today, we’re going to briefly review meeting structure and discuss how to hold meetings that your entire team will look forward to! At the Scheduling Institute, the beginning of the month is our meeting time as teams, departments, and as an entire company. It’s our chance to take a step back, get out of the office, and assess our progress. We ask ourselves questions like: “How far have we...

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Are You a Have or a Have Not?

Here at the Scheduling Institute, we’ve created our own definition for the “haves” and the “have nots”–two very different types of doctors that we see on a daily basis. Each type comes with its own defining characteristics! So… Which one are you? Are you a Have…. Or a Have Not? Read through each section below and decide how you measure up. You’re a HAVE if…. -You are a confident leader with a strong vision for the future. -You have a clear vision of service and encourage your team to serve in the community. -You invest in the practice, and...

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Friday Tip: Shake Off the Distractions and Refocus

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. ~Swami Vivekananda   It’s Friday, and you’ve probably got a lot of distractions on your brain. You’ve got dinner plans tonight, a lake outing this weekend, an old friend visiting, your kid’s soccer game…. You’re so loaded down with distractions that it’s a challenge just to focus on the daily...

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