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Save Money in 2020

Issue #59 – 4 Ways to Save More Money in 2020

4 Ways to Save More Money in 2020 As the year comes to an end, it’s time to set your sights on what’s possible in 2020. As many of you know, or may not know, the core of what we do is help practices like yours find the success you envision – to make more…

YellowTelescope Plastic Surgery Training Seminar

Issue #58 – A Peek Inside the 2019 YT Training Seminar

A Peek Inside the 2019 YT Training Seminar The better part of 200 practice management leaders and doctors from teams around the world descended upon Miami last month for the 9th Annual YellowTelescope (YT) Training Seminar! It’s impossible to truly capture the essence of this weekend, but here are a few highlights:   Room with…

Issue #55 — 3 Ways to Maximize Your RealSelf Profile

In our current ratings and reviews culture more patients are turning to review sites when researching procedures and surgeons.  RealSelf, in many ways the “Yelp of Cosmetic Surgery”, achieves around 10 million unique monthly visitors.  Full disclosure, YellowTelescope is one of a small group of RealSelf preferred affiliates (check out our recent webinar). While we…

Issue #54 — Firing for Success

Occasionally we all find ourselves holding onto a losing bet because we are invested and hope things will get better. It can be tough to admit that an employee isn’t working out, but the alternative of allowing a toxic energy continue poisoning your practice is worse and possibly costing you dearly in good employees and patients….

YellowTelescope YellowTelecast Episode #19 – Cutting Costs Through Annual Planning

YellowTelescope’s YellowTelecast Best Practices for the Best Practices Podcast – Episode 19: Cutting Costs Through Annual Planning – Though many episodes have been recorded while on the road with clients or at conferences, this first-ever truly mobile “car cast” finds Jon and Ed on their way to the ASPS annual meeting, discussing cost cutting measures…

Issue #45 – Determine Your Values

Can you define what is permanent in your medical practice? We are asking about your practice’s, nay your team’s, core principles – those that dictate the actions taken and decisions made by every employee. What are the characteristics that are embodied by each employee and resonate throughout your office? If you are like a lot…

Issue #43 – When to Use the “S” Word

  The word “sales” carries a negative connotation for many people, particularly throughout the medical community. Contributing factors may include the inability to advertise legally decades ago and the lack of sales and marketing training available today throughout the medical arena. Movies like Glengarry Glen Ross may have won best picture, but do not help…

Issue #42 – Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Have you ever witnessed a staff dynamic fraught with tension so thick you could cut it with your scalpel? Do visions of your own office come to mind? Tension prevents team members from comfortably engaging not only with each other, but also with patients.  Further, it leads to turnover – staff members always have the…

Issue #41- Help Your Patients Say “No”

Help Your Patients Say “No” Motivated by their concerns and the potential for a solution, new patients calling a doctor’s office to make an appointment for consultation have their eyes firmly transfixed on the prize, solely focused on the desired outcome.  Whether they are interested in a slimmer figure, the more youthful appearance of an…