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From the Ground Up: Building a Business in the Mental Health Field – Pitfalls and Suggestions to Think About – Adaptability and Change

You’ve done it, set up a practice, you have hired staff, you have clients, you have a business model that works, and you are happy.  Then the financial crisis of 2007-2008 hits, now your business is struggling, clients are harder to come by, and it seems like you are working yourself to the bone just to get enough clients to pay the bills. 849 more words

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From the Ground Up: Building a Business in the Mental Health Field – Pitfalls and Suggestions to Think About – Differentiation, Why Should Anyone Call You

What are you good at?  How does that help people?  What makes you different? Why should someone use you over someone else?  These are just a few of the questions that you should be able to answer if you really want to differentiate yourself from your competitors.  842 more words

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Susty talk: Lovable brands, or slightly fake corporate imitations?

I’m a regular voice on Tom Idle’s awesome Better Business Show. Each week, we discuss the goings on in sustainable business.

Tea Pigs, Innocent Smoothies and other lovable start-ups – are they as adorable as they sound, or slightly fake corporate imitation brands…? 181 more words

From the Ground Up: Building a Business in the Mental Health Field – Pitfalls and Suggestions to Think About – Unforeseen Expenses

There are so many expenses to plan for when building a business, and no matter how much you plan, you will always miss some, things will come up, and if your business is growing quickly, sometimes your expenses will be far beyond what you think they should be.  1,008 more words

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From the Ground Up: Building a Business in the Mental Health Field – Pitfalls and Suggestions to Think About – Leveraging Your Assets

One of the biggest mistakes that many clinicians make when building their practices is failing to leverage the assets they already have.  These range from their personal connections, to their education, to their past clients and professional relationships, your current staff and many more.  1,297 more words

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Meet Mr Pye

Meet Mr Pai, he’s not unlike the literary Mr Pye he’s most definitely a dreamer. One of the many ways they differ however is our Mysore Mr Pai or I should rightly say Dr Pai is also very much a deliverer. 321 more words

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