In Episode #158 (Spotify | iTunes) we talked about the first thing you need to know before starting a practice - MINDSET! If after listening to that episode, you think a mindset shift is in order, then listen to today's bonus burst episode. In today's episode #159 (Spotify | iTunes) I talk about the mindset shift I had to have my first years in practice in order to communicate better with patients, and increase compliance to care.
My biggest struggle when starting practice was my ability to communicate with patients effectively so that they understood their report of findings and the importance in following the treatment plan I had put together for them. Being able to give an effective report of findings(ROF) is crucial in practice. The ROF is when the patient decidedness whether they're going to follow your recommendations and commit to care. It's one of the most important systems in your practice.
So, what did I do to get better at the Report of Findings and my ability to effectively communicate with the patient? There are 3 things I did:
What poor mindset habits have you identified in yourself? What action plan can you take to:
These 3 things can help you have a mindset shift of your own. Learn from someone who's doing better. Prepare yourself to do better. Practice until you are better! Having a mindset shift will help you grow as a person and build a stronger practice and life.
If you have similar confidence issues like I had, then learn more about The ROF System online course we created. Shorten your learning curve to being a more effective communicator. This will have an immediate effect on your practice growth and patient compliance to care!
Mindset is just the beginning and it’s a great place to start. Once you can open your mind and accept your ability to grow and do amazing things, then you’ll be ready to work on the four other things you’ll need to be successful in practice. So go download the eBook, listen to the podcast (Spotify | iTunes), hang with us the next month, and let’s kick it into gear for 2021!
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