Happiness

“To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue… [They are] gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.” – Confucius     HAPPINESS One of the ironies of our modern existence is that even though we in the developed world; have unprecedented levels of material well-being, are living longer than […]

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Live Your Passion

“We may affirm absolutely that nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.” – Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel LIVE YOUR PASSION Most of us have been taught since childhood to fear passion and to view it as dangerous.  We have been told that passion is dark and sinister, that it compels people to […]

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Make a Habit of Success

“Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.” —Sir Francis Bacon Make a Habit of Success  The world is a great place. It’s too bad there are so many people who see only unhappiness. Everywhere you turn, you find situations, people, and circumstances that would make your life […]

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Leadership During Change

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” —Andy Warhol Leadership During Change Leading your team through change requires that you lead from the front. You do this by setting an example.  Create a compelling picture of the risks of not changing and a clear vision of the future.  […]

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Embracing Change

“Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspect of their lives.” —William James Embracing Change Embrace change by letting go of your need to have everything “just right.” You don’t have to have “all” of the pieces in place before you can proceed. More important than control is […]

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Why a Mission Statement?

Why a Mission Statement? Your Mission Statement declares to the world your life’s work.  It gives your practice team the clear direction they need to move in to reach their potential in your practice. It empowers your patients by giving them a clear picture of what they can expect to achieve. Your Mission Statement focuses […]

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Create Your Mission Statement

Create Your Mission Statement “Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you’re alive, it isn’t.” –Richard Bach As the popular film Jerry Maguire opens, the title character is wrestling with issues that make him question who he has become. These issues offend his values. In these opening scenes, […]

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Dealing with Conflict

Dealing with Conflict  “Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.” – William James How do you resolve conflicts between co-workers without quitting? What is the first step in resolving conflict? How do you resolve conflict with […]

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The Art of the Request

The Art of the Request “Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don’t go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won’t laugh at you.” – Jim Rohn In the last few years as I have worked with practice owners and office managers to develop their […]

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Bad Days and Good

Bad Days and Good  “There is no shortage of good days. It is good lives that are hard to come by.” – Annie Dillard I’m intrigued when two people engaged in the same endeavor or occupation provide entirely different responses to helping others. I’m not talking about the “bad day” we all experience, but rather […]

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Breakthrough Coaching Launches Mindfulness App for Chiropractors

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mark Sanna, DC (800) 723-8423   Breakthrough Coaching Launches Mindfulness App for Chiropractors HARTFORD, Conn. (February 4, 2021)– Breakthrough Coaching is committed to the idea that its clients deserve balance. It is this idea that led to weaving the benefits of mindfulness throughout the coaching experience, beginning with the mindful wellbeing of […]

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Helping People Grow

Helping People Grow “Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons. It is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.” – Walt Whitman, Song of the Open Road There are many analogies between the way in which plants and people grow come. We say […]

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USPs Tell It All

USPs Tell It All “In the world of business, it is useless to be a creative original thinker unless you can also sell what you create.” – David M. Ogilvy Are you familiar with the term “Unique Selling Proposition” or USP? The USP is an important part of creating your practice and positioning you for […]

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Your Self-Talk

Your Self-Talk  “Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.” – Abraham J. Heschel When you consider that you spend infinitely more time with your “self” — listening to your internal dialogue – than you do to any other person in your life, it […]

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Your Self-Introduction

Your Self-Introduction “Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.” – Samuel Johnson  It is important to develop a very brief self-introduction that tells people what you want them to know about you and your practice. It is sometimes called “the elevator speech” because you should be able to finish it before the listener reaches […]

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IMPORTANT CHANGES FOR CHIROPRACTIC FROM THE NEW RELIEF PACKAGE (CONSOLIDATED APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2021)

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (including the latest stimulus package) addressed several issues that will impact chiropractic physicians. The items of interest include: Medicare Fees (some relief for the looming cuts), Paycheck Protection Program changes (non-taxable and calculation of revenue changes), small Provider Relief Fund changes, Section 2706 Non-Discrimination rulemaking requirements (a welcome change), […]

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Feelings

Feelings “Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge.” – Audre Lorde Everyone has many feelings on a daily basis. These feelings help determine our moods, what we will do, and the decisions we will make. It is important to realize how powerful feelings are, and also some of the myths and misconceptions we […]

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PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM UPDATE

PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM UPDATE  QUALIFIED PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM (PPP) EXPENSES ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE Congress voted to overrule the original IRS ruling stating that forgiven PPP loan proceeds would be non-deductible.  The new bill makes all qualified PPP expenses deductible, essentially making 100% of PPP proceeds tax-free. This is a major tax break for 2020 and […]

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Grow Consistently

Grow Consistently “If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” – Gail Sheehy Personal growth seems to occur in spurts. We gain a little, lose a little, surge ahead or slide into a holding pattern wherein growth seems to be stagnated. Here are some ways to get back […]

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2020 Year End Reminders for Chiropractors

2020 YEAR END REMINDERS FOR CHIROPRACTORS Although the list below is not exhaustive, it does contain many of the critical deadlines and vital tasks for the end of 2020.  Please take a moment to ensure you have all your bases covered.  NEW E&M CODE SELECTION RULES: Effective January 1, 2021, practitioners will have the choice to document […]

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