What’s the Magic Pill in Reaching People.

Why Being WHO YOU ARE is important in reaching clients and colleagues or Why Parents and Mentees need YOU not your list of certifications – podcast episode 2 There is no magic pill.  It is simply called being you.  The real you. This being me is the reason why wearing a white SLP jacket is… Read More

Is Your Therapy Practice F.A.T. enough?

Invest In Your Practice and make it F.A.T   Episode One: Podcast: Making Your Therapy Practice F.A.T. The elephant is my favorite animal for many reasons and I will give you two. Despite it’s large size that may not make the elephant the fastest animal, it is quite powerful. When the elephant is falls, he does… Read More

Growing Your Therapy Practice is Masterful Work

Developing and Growing a Business is an Art Form. I am a fan of good music.  I love how music can grow up in an individual artist.  The growing up being reflective of the artist aging and the need that the political, social, and technological climate require.  Art is fluid.  Business should be too.  Like… Read More

FOCUS

Let your life get you IN FOCUS. Align YOU and REALIGN your business. Sometimes I just get tired.  Not so much physically…but head filled with thoughts and things to do kind of tired.  Sometimes I just want to answer a question saying  “I’m tired.  I have two beautiful children: infant and toddler.  I own more… Read More

MARKETING YOUR THERAPY PRACTICE MINDFULLY.

MARKETING IS ALL ABOUT  YOU! Any great marketing tips?  What do yo think of this idea?  How can I market to schools?  How do I get the physician to refer to me rather than always sending referrals to other SLPs? These well meaning questions are daily conversation threads on Facebook, LinkedIN, Twitter, and other social… Read More

Finding Your Path.

You can’t sell what you don’t believe in. There I said it. In all the lists going around about what you do for marketing.  Some things just don’t travel well on you and don’t reach your potential clients…they can sense it and smell it.  Here’s a few reasons why: You are uncomfortable selling your services… Read More

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Paperless in ABA Therapy

The Paper-Scheduling Chase and HOW IT DOESN’T WORK  You open your ABA, Speech, or OT Therapy Practice.   You are happy.   Your family is proud.  You get a few clients.   You are proud and happy.   You start billing. You get paid.   You are very happy.   You get more clients.  … Read More

NEVER BEEN TO A BASEBALL GAME

How Exposure, Opportunity, and Experience make a Difference in Teaching Concepts I’m using this Saturday morning, taking a brief break from studying, and watching the movie “Hardball” with Keanu Reeves.  It’s a story of redemption for Keanu as he is tasked to coach an inner city youth baseball team.  True to life, he eventually learns… Read More

THE REAL RESPONSE TO PEOPLE WHEN THEY CRITICIZE YOUR CHILD, YOUR PARENTING

Living Free.  Tips for Parents of Children with Special Needs or Otherwise. I have a two year old. My two year old listens. Sometimes he doesn’t. But on this particular day, he was doing all the right things.  Walking. Hands to himself. Not running. Quiet voice. Following a parent. What happened? We had been sitting in church… Read More

Course Design. Deadlines. Managing Life.

Climbing To The TOP of  Your Mountain I’m sure this post is not so speechy in its five steps to improve behavior, communication, or any other topic.  I have been busy.  A good busy. Manageable, not crazy, and working on some pretty awesome projects.  The best part, is that I am present (in mind) for… Read More