Do You Have We Employees or They Employees?

Next time you are in a meeting with your staff, or you are conversing with them, try to determine which employee say "we" and which employees say "they" when they are referring to the company, the management or the leadership of the practice. What is the difference between the ones that use "we" and the ones that use "they," and why does it matter? The “we” are high performing employees. The employees that use the word "they" are the ones … [Read more...]

How to Deliver Exceptional Service In a Medical Office

I wrote a piece for FiercePracticeManagement last week that I wanted to share with you all. The piece talks about an experience I had while I was on vacation. I was trying to reschedule an appointment I had the next day with my doctor. The experience turned into a little ordeal that frustrated the heck out of me. One part I didn't mention in the piece due to word limit constraints is that during all this rescheduling fiasco, I was out of … [Read more...]