Gratitude in the Workplace

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By Phil Cadman, PT, DPT

In every workplace, people have an inherent desire to feel valued by others. Not only that, but gratitude will create a domino effect within the organization. A culture of gratitude is evident through the interactions that your employees have with each other as well as your patients.

Ask, and You Shall Receive

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Acting on surveys can result in a healthy culture, increased employee engagement, and improved retention

By Beth Winkler

We have always surveyed our team. We began sporadically with housekeeping-type questions, like “December 18 or 21 for the Christmas party?” and “Blue or gray scrubs?” We received such a good response, we decided to go deeper.

Plan to Succeed by Planning Ahead

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Use long-term planning to avoid the last-minute surprises that can prevent your practice from running smoothly

By Elizabeth Baxter, MS

In a private practice, you develop a rhythm for managing daily tasks. Checking email, seeing patients, tending to equipment, reviewing daily billing, meeting with staff members — the repetition inherent in all of these tasks makes them easy to remember. Even weekly occurrences, such as running KPIs and responding to employees’ PTO requests, can develop a memorable cadence. Monthly occurrences, though, often surprise us, never mind annual concerns like reviewing your lease or getting started on your taxes.

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