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As a practice owner, you constantly juggle responsibilities– the job is never-ending, from managing your team to providing quality services to clients!
You may have realized that to keep up with all the demands of your role, you’ll need to have a skill set that goes beyond technical expertise. A working website, a solid intake form, and a functioning video platform for client calls aren’t enough. There are more skills that you’ll need to not only keep your business running but to keep you sane and motivated.
Books are an excellent way to expand your knowledge and learn new strategies for success. In this blog post, we will share three book recommendations that every practice owner should read. Keep in mind that these books all highlight some key qualities that many successful business owners have in common.
In fact, it’s no secret that most successful business owners share several key qualities that contribute to their success. Let’s talk about some of the most important qualities.
Determined and resilient: Successful business owners are adaptable and can navigate challenges and setbacks with resilience and determination. They have a clear vision for their business and can set achievable goals, and develop a plan to achieve them
Book Recommendation 1: Atomic Habits By James Clear
Book Recommendation 2: Build a StoryBrand by Donald Miller
Build a StoryBrand by Donald Miller, teaches you how to communicate with your audience effectively. In therapy, your customers are mostly distressed family members, not knowing how your services can cure their loved ones. You also will have clients who themselves are consumers of your services.
Book Recommendation 3: Profit First by Mike Michalowicz
An instrumental read for helping you understand step-by-step how to do business, Profit First by Mike Michalowicz is your go-to book for managing your finances and setting up a profitable business. This book will help you learn how to manage your cash flow better, prioritize your expenses, and create a solid financial strategy. Here are two takeaways from Mike Michalowicz’s Profit First:
These books are essential for every practice owner to read. These books are essential for every practice owner to read.
Atomic Habits will help you master the art of habit-building. Build a StoryBrand will help you reach your dream clients, and Profit First will help you get your finances right. These books will help you expand your skills as a practice owner and equip you with the tools you need to succeed!
As a business owner, reading and learning are the best ways to improve yourself, and you can never go wrong with that- good luck!
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