I’m Dr. Hassan, a Board-Certified Physiatrist and Independent Practice Owner. I help physiatrists start and grow their own profitable practices so they can achieve financial independence and live without limits.
When it comes to starting a new practice, you will find that it can be frustrating and challenging. You will also see that many negative statistics will bring you and the experience of starting your own practice much stress. You will want to think about the new practice as a long-term investment. It may take a few years for you to turn it into a profit-making machine.
Stay positive about the practice by learning how you can reduce the stress that your body and mind endure through the day while being positive, which will allow you to succeed. There are tons of things that you can do to stay positive about the practice, but you will also want to take some steps in finding something about the practice that you like to keep you optimistic.
Think positively, even when you are sure you will be wrong.
You should set an optimistic goal for yourself to reach every day or by the end of the week. When you set your goals high, you push yourself harder to achieve these goals. Keep yourself focused on the big picture. It is important to be realistic and vital to see that those little failures do not necessarily add up to big failures.
Take a positive attitude when you deal with others. By being positive, you encourage your employees to work hard toward the goals of the practice. Nobody wants to work on a project that the leader doesn’t believe will succeed. The same goes for all the clients, customers, and patients of the practice. Be enthusiastic about your services and try to interact with patients as though they have already paid for your services.
Put on a happy face and believe in the possibilities of your hard work and practice.
You will also want to make sure that you push yourself and the practice forward. Even if your practice does not achieve all of its goals within the first year, you can still produce higher profits and better patient relations during the process. Where your practice may fail in one area, it may succeed in others. Remember that you want your practice as a whole to move forward. Think positive when you start a practice so that you don’t find yourself at a crossroad where you might have to choose to give up all your dreams.
When you do have setbacks, you should approach them like a learning tool and not a horrible thing. You don’t want to get upset and angry but take it and learn from it. You will want to keep in mind that every new practice has failures when they first begin. But, if you can learn from these mistakes, you will see the big picture and create tremendous success. Stay positive about the practice and your future during the tough times so that you can truly appreciate your success.
Having trouble seeing your mistakes as learning opportunities? Check out the “10 Principles for Learning from Your Mistakes.”
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I’m Dr. Hassan, a Board-Certified Physiatrist and Independent Practice Owner. I help physiatrists start and grow their own profitable practices so they can achieve financial independence and live without limits. Follow me on social media @DrHassanRehab.