Mistakes are inevitable, but don’t let them sink your business

If you want to be successful in a hearing care business, you need enough money to survive your mistakes. All of us make mistakes, some bigger than others. A few weeks ago, I told you about how I lost a lot of money to an embezzler on my staff. But, sad to say, that is…

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Risky Business

You’ve heard it said, “When you work for yourself, you work for a real tyrant.” A seasoned and successful businessman friend recently gave us another pearl: “If owning a business were easy, everyone would have one.” When you’re the boss, you get to make the rules.  You can close early; you can set policy, pricing…

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Is Insurance Defining Your Practice?

The decision to become a participating provider is not as easy as you think.  We have seen managed care change dramatically over the past 20 years.  Even though hearing health care and hearing aids were often value-added discount items rather than covered benefits, it helped having the office or audiologist/dispenser’s name in the providers directory…

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