Issue #56 – Ask and You Shall Receive: Ask for the Order (AFTO)

You’ve probably heard of the ABC rule, or “always be closing,” made famous in Glengarry Glen Ross, a Best Picture winner at the Academy Awards. Here at YellowTelescope, while we believe in a low-key, customer service based sale, we are firm believers in resolving each conversation with a closing question, or what we call “asking…

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 #49 Plan Your Annual Planning Meeting

  Many of us are guilty of getting caught up in day to day minutiae and losing sight of the “big picture”.  Before you find yourself in the dead of summer flipping burgers at the grill wondering where half the year went, take the time to map out the rest of this year and refocus….

Issue #48 – The Truth Behind Medical Supply and Pharmaceutical Ordering

Happy New Year! If gifts, poor lead volume through the holidays, a vacation to the Caribbean, or that brand new Coolsculpting machine have you feeling financially depleted, this newsletter is written for you. Sure, we could give you tips on how to turn that new Coolsculpting machine into a money maker, balance your cost & profit centers,…

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…

YellowTelescope’s YellowTelecast Episode 18: Evaluating Core Values

YellowTelescope’s YellowTelecast Best Practices for the Best Practices Podcast – Episode 18: Evaluating Core Values – Time off from your practice to recharge physically and mentally is invaluable, particularly if you use some of your off time to educate yourself. Join Jon and Ed during their summer vacation, recording poolside from the Village of Easthampton…

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…