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22: A Few Thoughts About Taxes and Speech Therapy Private Practice

Welcome to the first episode of 2017! When a new year starts, the subject of taxes usually comes up. When you own a speech therapy private practice, you are responsible for making timely income tax and employee withholding payments to Federal and State governments. In this episode, I discuss 1099s, employee withholding, quarterly filings, quarterly […]

21: Goals Are Good But Systems Are Better

As you start, grow or scale your speech therapy private practice, you must have systems in place. Systems are a set of rules or procedures that others can learn to accomplish a larger outcome. As an owner, these systems will allow others to help and assist so that the owner can accomplish tasks. In this […]

20: Avoiding Burnout in Speech Therapy Private Practice

When you are starting, growing and scaling a speech therapy private practice, you have to pace and take care of yourself. This can be difficult, especially in the early years of your private practice, because often you are taking care of all aspects of the business: Scheduling, referrals, accounting, cleaning, compliance, marketing, supplies, etc. In […]

18: Negative Feedback: On a Positive Note

It’s going to happen to us all, no matter how hard you try, no matter how many Starbucks cards you give away in your clinic for positive feedback, no matter how many families that you ask to leave positive reviews online.  The day will come, I promise.  And when it does, embrace it and learn […]

16: Accepting Insurances: How to Have a Successful Speech Therapy Private Practice

Many people contact me and ask this question, “How do I start a speech therapy private practice and just take cash and not deal with insurances and minimize headaches”? There isn’t an easy answer to this question, because with the increase of consumers forced to have insurance coverage, people want value. Patients want to use […]