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  • Test before you hire – it’s worth it
    Finding and hiring good people.  How many times have you heard that? It’s one of the main pain points for chiropractors and business in general. Historically low unemployment – and changing career goals – have made it more difficult than ever to assemble a world-class team.   You can’t use that as an excuse, however. You need […]
    Mandy Lawler
  • Understand your personality to connect with others
    We talk about communication all the time.   How many times have you heard; we don’t communicate well as a company? Or my boss doesn’t listen to me. Or my wife. Or my husband. Or my kids.  It’s over and over.  The problem is that we don’t understand what that means. We don’t know why we can’t communicate, and it gets chalked up […]
    Mandy Lawler
  • The story behind Chrome
    I was going back through “Chrome” the other day getting ready for our next SIDECAR Fuel Tank.  The SIDECAR founders wrote Chrome a couple years ago to distill our principals on branding and marketing, which is the topic of the live Fuel Tank on Thursday, Jan. 23. You can get the details here.  In reviewing […]
    Mandy Lawler
  • There’s an opportunity out there you don’t know about – and they don’t know about you 
    Guess what percentage of the population has a favorable opinion of chiropractors.   Seventy-five? Eighty?  It’s more like 50 percent, according to a recent poll by the Gallup organization.   Which may lead you to think, “50 percent doesn’t like us!” What a disaster!  But that’s not what the poll said.   The question was whether they […]
    Mandy Lawler
  • A Fish Called Wan -DUH!
    I did a practice analysis for a new client a few years ago.  It was apparent in looking at his layout, that he could immediately boost his productivity and flow by removing a fish tank that was in the middle of his adjusting suite, between the waiting area and the adjusting tables.  No walls needed […]
  • Gratitude
    It is that time of year again!  The holiday season can be a stressful time of family gatherings, cold weather, shopping, and hectic travel schedules.  All too often during the holidays, we become so preoccupied and overwhelmed with buying gifts and attending parties that we forget to stop and remember to be thankful for the abundant […]
  • Client Story: Mountain View Chiropractic
    Two years ago I decided I needed to create my new practice. I wanted to create a new practice that was fun, systems based, stress free, sustainable in all markets, and patient oriented. One of the biggest weakness that I had in my prior practice was not having systems in place, and the biggest system […]
  • “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
  • Competence-Confidence-Conscientious
    As a young boy, I watched my grandmother as she lay in a dark room in the middle of the day. I listened to her faint moans as she suffered with yet another piercing migraine. As I passed through her kitchen, I could see the bottles of medication lined up like soldiers ready for a […]
  • Landscape on the Box
    Have you ever felt like you did everything right and still did not get the results you were hoping for? I know I have felt this way many times and when it happens I am left wondering what went wrong. So, why is it that if we do a task exactly like were told to […]
    Mandy Lawler