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  • Flow
    What does it mean to be in “flow”?  The concept of the “Flow Channel” was developed by a Czech researcher, Mihaly Csikszentmihaly. It’s a simple visual of a graph with the X-axis representing your skill level and the Y-axis representing the challenges you face. I will illustrate this concept with the following example. I am […]
    Mandy Lawler
  • Chiropractors, There are Signs Everywhere!
    One day I walked out into the reception room and saw my patient Nicole with one of her foster children, an old man in a 12 year old body. His body was hung loosely like a robe over the back of a chair. I went over to him and as I did he lifted his […]
  • Getting What You Want By Knowing Who You Are
    A strong philosophy often spells the difference between success and struggle, passion and boredom. Your philosophy must be practical not theoretical, tangible not invisible, dynamic and fluid not dogmatic and rigid if you are to touch lives. As a Chiropractor you have no choice about the fact that you need a philosophy. Your only choice […]
    Mandy Lawler
  • Smart Talk Builds Strong Practices
    Do you ever catch yourself just going through the motions when you adjust your patients? Do you run out of things to say? Do your patients appear apathetic? Well, there is a solution and that is to stop the small talk and learn how to Smart Talk. Having visited several offices in the USA and […]
    Mandy Lawler
  • The Chiropractor Who Fields the Best Team Wins!
    Success means winning and in order to win you have to outperform other business teams. Like it or not, your team is already on the field competing for patients. Like it or not, your team is already on the field competing against businesses who offer products and services that promise the same thing you do. […]
    Mandy Lawler
  • “Our Chief Want” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson What do you want out of life? Re-read that quote, I’m willing to bet your desires align with what Emerson concluded. You want to be the best that you can be. Everyone does. So […]
    Mandy Lawler
  • What A World Class Team Member Looks Like
    At SIDECAR, we talk a lot about delivering a world-class patient experience. The only way to do that is by surrounding yourself with a world-class team. That’s why we put together the SIDECAR Hiring & Selecting Talent System to walk you through the best interview series we’ve encountered that guarantees you end up with a […]
    Mandy Lawler
  • How Your View on Debt Affects You
    Worried about debt? Start by putting it in the right perspective. Debt is a double-edged sword. To a small business owner, it’s a necessary evil. To students it can seem terrifying. Debt is an investment; but, it’s also a burden. How you view debt and live with debt can shape the role that debt plays […]
    Mandy Lawler
  • The Broken Window Theory
    Have you noticed that there always seems to be one spot along the highway that collects trash? Have you ever wondered how it got started or why that particular spot is the trash magnet? When the former Mayor of New York City, Rudolph Giuliani, confronted the trash and crime magnet called Times Square he set […]
    Mandy Lawler
  • The Day after Tomorrow
    There are as many ways to approach your Chiropractic career as there are exercise and diet strategies. All of us have observed the full spectrum of Chiropractic lifestyles. We have seen the dedicated doctors who plod along throughout the entire length of their career never reaching their goals and we have seen the flash in […]
    Mandy Lawler