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PTO 65 | Creating A Vision
  As a business owner, one of the most fundamental aspects to have if you want to grow, improve, and be successful is a vision. Our guest, Travis Robbins, PT, learned the importance of creating a vision the hard way. He spent years going deeper and deeper into debt while building a multi-clinic PT company, never really looking for a way to get profitable. However, once he hit rock bottom, he decided he had to
PTO 64 | Developing A Winning Team
  Developing a winning team is crucial for an organization or company to reach its goals. Craig Phifer, PT, the CEO of Rehabilitation and Performance Institute of Evansville, IN has put systems, rubrics, and filters in place to REALLY hone in on the successful characteristics and traits of the top performers in his company. Plus, his company’s focus has been on providing his team the autonomy and support to pursue their individual dreams. Putting these
PTO 63 | PT Clinic Ownership
  This week, Stephen Rapposelli, PT hijacks the show and turns the tables on the host! Stephen noted early on in his conversations with Nathan Shields that he hasn’t shared enough of his ownership journey with the audience, thus he pushed to take over the podcast and ask Nathan and Sean Miller exactly how they went from individual clinic owners to selling their clinics to Empower PT last year. Stephen asks some specific questions about
PTO 61 | Avoiding Burnout
  Burnout is an overwhelming form of exhaustion which can happen to anyone, especially those in the workforce. Lucas Briggs, DPT has, unfortunately, at a young professional age, already had to deal with the consequences of burnout. Stresses stemming from work, social environment, and home can all accumulate at any given time and show up in many different ways. As leaders, it is imperative that you take care of yourself because, without your leadership and
PTO 62 | Selling Your PT Business
  Paul Martin has been dealing with mergers and acquisitions in physical therapy since the turn of the century, so he knows the market. However, things are different now than they were even five to eight years ago. Today, Paul shares what you need to know if you’re looking to sell in this environment, and what you should know about the current industry even if you’re not thinking of selling. As an independent owner, you
PTO 60 | Living Your Core Values
  An organization needs to adhere to its values in order for growth to thrive. Stephen Rapposelli’s turning point in his clinic came when decided to implement some structure and identify what his company stood for and how they got things done. As you’ll hear in his story, once he and his team decided to clarify their core values and begin working, hiring, firing, evaluating, and championing their values, the productivity, culture, and profits significantly
PTO 59 | Growing Your Practice
  How do you work 60 hours a week and still grow your practice? This is an issue at the heart of PTO Club’s target audience, and Dr. Jamey Schrier, PT joins us to talk about it. Jamey is the Founder and CEO of The Practice Freedom Method, a business training for physical therapists who want financial prosperity and a better quality of life. Running a practice involves a ton of responsibilities and demands on
PTO 58 | How To Network
  Networking, when leveraged correctly, can be a huge boost to your personal and professional life. Jarom Schmidt is not only an example of that, he wrote a book about it called Networking: From College to Career. He is a natural networker and his professional life has shown the benefits of it. Today, he shares with us not only why we should intentionally network, but also how to do it and do it well. Remember,
PTO 57 | State Of Rehab Therapy
  There are opportunities out there that we can and should take advantage of to improve our practice. Looking for these opportunities from a unique perspective, Heidi Jannenga, PT, DPT, ATC is back to discuss the results of WebPT’s “The State of Rehab Therapy – 2019” and takes on the challenge to address the obstacles and detriments to the profession. As Heidi breaks these down, arm yourself with the data to work from and grow your
PTO 56 | Elevating Relationships With Physicians
  As important as it is to have a good relationship with your patients, it is also very necessary to put attention to elevating relationships with physicians. Clinic Director at Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy, Matt Booth, PT, DPT has created an ideal model for collaboration with local physicians by establishing a peer-to-peer relationship through the FDM (Fascial Distortion Model) techniques. Also the Cofounder of the Fascial Distortion Model Academy, Matt teaches this technique to physicians across the