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Avengers™ Assembled: Finding Your Optimal Team

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How Earth’s mightiest heroes can help build your group

By F Scott Feil, PT, DPT, EdD

Any time that I am tasked with the mission of crafting an optimal team, my leadership mind immediately goes to Marvel’s Avengers™.

Mentorship: Tools for Attaining Great Talent

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Effective approaches for this tight labor market

By Yvonne Swanson, PT, DPT, and Kayleigh Melroy PT, DPT

As business owners, we must manage multiple aspects of growing a successful practice, all of which require our attention. Of these, it is likely that one area that is top of mind these days is talent acquisition and retention, especially in this year’s market and environment. So, what can help make a good practice great at attracting talent and supporting the current fleet’s growth? There are quite a few great answers to this question. This article focuses on a key one: a great mentorship program.

Reinventing or Maintaining Yourself for Long-Term Success

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Create clarity on exactly what you want to change to reach your new goals

By Connie Cheung, DPT

Do you ever find yourself questioning who you truly are? Or find your life or your work so mundane that you want to change things up a bit? Do you daydream about a different career and life? Or perhaps you struggle with motivation to do the things you no longer want to do?

Building a Culture of Inclusion

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Questions to help assess your practice’s DEI progress

By Shannon O’Kelley, MPT

What is meant by “inclusion in the workplace”? What does it mean to you and the people of your organization? According to the Society for Human Resource Management, inclusion can be defined as “the achievement of a work environment in which all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully, have equal access to opportunities and resources, and contribute fully to the organization’s success.”1 I’m sure most of us feel that we agree with this definition, and most of us feel that we live by this definition with our employees.

The Future of Payment: Perspectives from the Field

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Forecasting payment in physical therapy

By Craig Phifer, PT, and Kristen Wilson, PT, DPT

Reimbursement is a hot topic in physical therapy and has been for the past many years. Below are the thoughts of three leaders in our industry on how payment decline will affect our profession. Many thanks to our contributors for their perspectives:

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