Using the Vision/Traction Organizer™ to elevate your vision and achieve your goals
By Liz Plowman, PT, DPT
“Most entrepreneurs can clearly see their vision. Their problem is that they
make the mistake of thinking that everyone else in the organization sees it too.”
– Gino Wickman, Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business1
Employees are more disengaged than ever. There are ways to help
By Jenna Gourlay, PT, DPT, and Phil Plisky, PT, DSc
You’ve stayed positive. You’ve been encouraging. You’ve taken an interest in your team. Yet your staff still doesn’t seem engaged, and the lack of energy is palpable. You’ve heard rumblings of complaints, and the team is unsatisfied no matter what you do. You’ve tried team-building events, catered lunches, and a bunch of other sincere gestures. Despite your effort, your team is disgruntled and anxious to leave at the end of the day.
Improve both your bottom line and quality of life
By Matt Slimming, PT, DPT
A couple of decades ago the business of physical therapy was very different. Profit margins were high, competition was less aggressive, and regulations weren’t as onerous. It seemed all that was required to be successful were decent clinical skills, an outgoing personality, being consistent, and not doing irresponsible things. Now we find ourselves in an industry in which margins are tight, competition is fierce, and we often spend hours of our precious time just to understand regulatory changes.
By Rebecca Quintangeli, PT, DPT
The best leaders know that personal development is critical to optimizing one’s performance both individually and as a member of a high functioning team. Personal growth projects are tools both leaders and team members can use to help inspire growth and foster reflection toward elevating one’s fullest potential. These multi-level projects allow for creativity and promote success for both the individual and the company. Leader projects help maintain a supportive atmosphere and keep team members on track toward company goals, while individual projects allow for personal accountability and development.