Category: People Management

Tips for Recruiting Psychologists to Your Private Practice

At K&W we spend a large amount of our time helping psychologists to grow their private practice – growing their revenue, their teams and their overall profitability and efficiency. A topic that is often discussed is how difficult psychology practice owners find it to recruit additional practitioners. I think it is fair to say that around once a week we hear a psychology practice owner say some variation of “recruitment is so hard” or “it’s so difficult to find a contractor”. I imagine if you…

6 Simple Reception Mistakes That Hurt Your Private Practice

When running a private practice there are countless business processes that you can measure, tweak and manage in order to improve your productivity and bottom line. Most private practice owners start this at the advertising/marketing level, ensuring that they have incoming business. And most private practice owners also … stop there, too.   Reception is the first main point of contact for clients The reality is, once you have new enquiries and potential clients coming to your practice, there is a whole other side of…

Everything You Need to Prepare Your Private Practice for the New Financial Year

It’s already mid-June, and that means business planning time! This time of the year is an exciting time for private practice owners: You get to evaluate the financial year gone past and plan for the great year ahead! And if you’re not one of those people that love to plan and review? Well, this is your lucky day because we do!

This is What an Amazing Admin Team Looks Like in Private Practice

For a private practice to be successful, it needs to focus on all aspects of the business – both front-end and back-end – and that includes the often-forgotten admin team. Many private practice owners consider the admin team as only a necessary function. While they would spend the time and effort to hire the perfect practitioner and spend additional resources for their professional development, few practice owners can say they pay the same level of attention to their front-desk team. But the reality is that…

How to Set Realistic Goals that Align Your Team

With all the material that is so readily available about the importance of setting realistic goals, I would think that most business owners and leaders would have had at least some exposure to the process. Perhaps the most famous approach, if only because it really, really works is the process of setting “SMART” goals. Where SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-based. If you are not yet completely on board with the SMART goal revolution here is an easy to follow example.   SMART Goal: In order…

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