As the owner of the imaginary Spectacle Experience, a unique light filled optical shop catering to the discerning customer, I would encourage individuality, support expression of self and provide...

By Patricia Fox

We fear what we don’t understand. Let’s debunk the myths and find the truth! Selling. I can’t think of another behavior that crosses most businesses and is, to an incredibly great extent, so...

By Robert Bell

I love this time of year! In Texas, September through January is almost holy; it’s football season. I have a 10-year-old grandson who has been playing since he was 5! The thought of a Texas boy...

By John D. Marvin

I am a typical middle class child of the ‘70s. We were taught hard work was the only way to “get ahead.” My parents were the perfect role models of this principle; Dad had his own carpentry...

By Tami Hagemeyer

Two burning questions should be on the mind of every practice owner and manager. The first: Are my employees engaged? The second: How can I better engage them? Gallup found that 70 percent of...

By Pauline Blachford

If you use your business Facebook page to engage with your patients and community, you’ve definitely been tempted. That friendly little pop-up at the bottom of your posts is so enticing, telling...

By Dr. Darryl Glover and Jennifer Lyerly

A marketing checklist for the new year. When you go out to get a new wall calendar for next year, are you buying one for 2018 or 2008? My point is can you recognize whether your marketing is stuck...

By Daniel Feldman

A few random-ish thoughts that could possibly be of use in running your business (or living your life): Just about everything you learned in school about life is wrong, but the wrongest thing...

By David Squires

While being educated and knowing your inventory are essential parts of being a good salesperson, the way you present yourself physically can be just as important in communicating confidence and...

By Trace Shelton

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