Busy to Productive

There seems to be a preoccupation by health business owners on being busy. At the beginning of the year, I was giving a reference for a past employee. As the conversation progressed, the comment, “The expectation is that they will be very busy if they come to work for me”, came out of the blue. […]

“What’s the matter with you?” to “What matters to you?”: The patient-led innovation revolution.

Quote above attributed to: Kate Mulligan presenter at #shiftinggearssummit. As I sit back and reflect on the past few days spent listening to a wide range of presentations at the Consumer Health Forum, Shifting Gears, I am wondering what this might mean for Allied Health Practitioners? I also wonder what happens if we do not […]

Embrace your guru

Guru : Definition: authority, expert, leader, master, pundit, torchbearer, teacher, mentor, tutor, guiding light. I was reading a post on linked-in with an attached infographic about “Back Facts” from the British Journal of Sports Medicine. As I followed the comments down, one caught my attention: “I would suggest stop being a “fan” who thinks that […]

Giving and Receiving: Committee life

“Don’t go to that meeting, you might end up on the committee.“ The day that I attended my first APA meeting at the age of 28, these words were echoing in my head. I did not end up on the committee that night. But what I did experience was something that I do not even […]