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Goal Oriented Thinking: Executing Your Plan

Posted By AOA, Tuesday, March 28, 2017

                          

A few weeks ago, we discussed goal oriented thinking. This process is a great way to help carve out a road map that will lead you toward your goal. We’ve discussed the ways to develop a goal, measurable result and strategy. Now, it’s time to execute your plan.

By now, you should have a well-written strategy based on research and analysis of your organization, goal and the current market/environment. The next step is to drill down your strategy further into executable tactics. A tactic is simply a conceptual action that will contribute to achieving your goal. Click here to read more.

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Goal Oriented Thinking: Developing a Strategy

Posted By AOA, Thursday, March 23, 2017

                       

 

A couple weeks ago, we discussed goal oriented thinking. This process is a great way to help carve out a road map that will lead you toward your goal. But how do you develop a strategy? Today, we’ll talk about developing a strategy.

A strategy is a plan of action designed to achieve your goal. Think of the strategy as the vehicle that will drive your goal toward success. Like a measurable result or objective, a strategy should be communicated clearly with little room for interpretation. Click here to read more.

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Goal Oriented Thinking: Developing an Objective

Posted By AOA, Tuesday, March 21, 2017

A couple weeks ago, we discussed goal oriented thinking. This process is a great way to help carve out a road map that will lead you toward your goal. But how do you develop a measurable result? Today, we’ll talk about developing a measurable result, also known as a professional objective.

An objective is a statement that describes a desired result and how it will be achieved. An objective should be more specific, including a time period and a measurable result. A well written objective leaves little room to be interpreted by others. Click here to read more.

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Goal Oriented Thinking: Developing a Goal

Posted By AOA, Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Last week, we discussed goal oriented thinking. This process is a great way to help carve out a road map that will lead you toward your goal. But how do you get started? Today, we’ll talk about developing a professional goal.

Maybe you have a goal in mind, but it needs to be refined. Many people use the SMART principle, which first appeared in a 1981 issue of Management Review. These guidelines help develop goals with limitations that make them achievable and realistic. Click here to read more.

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Goal Oriented Thinking

Posted By AOA, Friday, March 10, 2017

Do you need a plan to achieve your professional goals? Goal oriented thinking can help you stay focused and gives you a road map to help execute your plan. Here is an easy formula to help you get started. Click here to read more.

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How to Get More Online Reviews

Posted By AOA, Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Did you know that 88 percent of consumers trust an online review just as much as a personal recommendation from a friend?

The way patients seek out new health care providers has changed drastically in just a few short years; most look to the internet first. Sites like Yelp, Google and Facebook are often the first encounter your patients will have with your practice.

To ensure potential patients feel warmly welcomed, it’s important to cultivate a positive online presence. Here are some tips for getting more (positive!) online reviews. Click here to read more.

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Employment Law Update: Blog-new I-9 form

Posted By AOA, Thursday, March 2, 2017

Preceding each calendar year, there is usually a flurry of notices about regulatory changes that will affect employees. These run the gamut from the well-known annual increases in the federal minimum wage to more complex reporting requirements for the ACA. In the middle of this are other changes to federal and state forms and regulations that don’t usually get as much press. Click here to read more.

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5 Strategies for an Engaging Team Meeting

Posted By AOA, Monday, February 27, 2017

The best part of everyone’s week is their scheduled team meeting, right? There’s just nothing like drinking stale coffee, elbow-to-elbow with all your coworkers while silently correcting the grammar on the top-to-bottom text of a PowerPoint slide. And the best part of all is that half the attendees are on their computers, not even paying attention! Click here to read more.

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Should you add ancillary services?

Posted By AOA, Wednesday, February 15, 2017


Ever thought of adding additional services such as sleep, allergy or cosmetic surgery to your ENT practice? Before you take the leap, make sure you have all the pieces in place to be successful. Click here to read more.

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Top Sites for Patients to Find Health Care Providers

Posted By AOA, Monday, February 13, 2017


For years, most of us relied on recommendations from family and friends when choosing a new health care provider. However, with the rise of the internet, many have taken to researching online reviews of clinics before scheduling an appointment. In fact, as many as 80 percent of consumers trust an online review from a stranger just as much as they trust a recommendation from a loved one. Below is a list of the three most popular review sites for health care providers. Click here to read more.

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