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Episode 208 | Preparing for an Extended Vacation with Mary Beth Simón

The Group Practice Exchange

Release Date: 01/25/2023

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Hey Group Practice Listeners! Do you want to unwind from work, but you’re having a hard time doing so? Well, indeed, vacation is a needed breather when it comes to unleashing stress.

 

 

We are grateful to have Ms. Mary Beth Simone, the CEO of Niche Partnership Consulting and a certified Les Mills BodyFlow instructor. She is renowned for guiding entrepreneurs in creating backup plans with their teams in the event of an unexpected or prolonged time off. Now, she is on a mission to teach you how to maintain your business’s cash flow steady while you’re away.

 

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • What needs to be covered even when you’re away, and should you keep playing your part in the business?
  • How to create a proactive plan, and what is the importance of having a standard operating procedure?
  • Why is it significant to assess the roles and responsibilities within your organization?
  • What are the best ways and challenges in preparing your members before taking an extended break?
  • How to run trials, and what types of planning would be effective to empower and ensure your team has what they need?

 

 

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This episode is sponsored by TherapyNotes. TherapyNotes is an EHR software that helps behavioral health professionals manage their practice with confidence and efficiency. I use TherapyNotes in my own group practice and love its amazing support team, billing features, and scheduling capabilities. It serves us well as a large group practice owner.



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