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On the Oct 26th episode, Gary discussed “Part 1” about how to use public speaking to grow your practice.  Listen to Part 2, on this episode of the Power Hour.  Learn everything, from content development to presentation style to creative ways to use Power Point (or NO Power Point) or Prezi, how to deal with questions and difficult audience members, suggestions for handouts and a lot more.

You already talk to patients every day and are great at it. Why not do the same thing in your community and talk to prospective patients? Learn how to make your own presentations more dynamic and memorable!

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 9:36am EST

The Power Hour welcomes Maureen Cavanagh on this episode.  A 24 year industry veteran, Maureen heads up this important group whose mission is to enhance and promote the leadership role of women  in the ophthalmic industry through networking and peer support.  Maureen talks about what the association brings to its members and the industry as well as their goals for 2017.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 5:22pm EST

VSP's Global Board Chair Dan Mannen, O.D., F.A.A.O., and VSP Vision Care President Kate Renwick-Espinosa are our guests.

Dr. Mannen discusses his new position paper on managed vision care, which explores the value it provides patients and consumers, and why he believes the channel is so important to independent optometry. The guests also discuss VSP’s focus for 2017, how it is helping increase access to care, and take questions on other topics from callers.

Direct download: Dec716.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 7:31am EST

Join Jerry Warner, CooperVision President, as he talks about big picture changes in optometry such as selling models, online commerce, legislative battles, private lable contact lenses and more.

Direct download: 112016.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 1:26pm EST

If you could do five – and only five – things to build your practice, what would they be?  On this episode of the Power Hour, Gary shares his own special list of what he recommends to jumpstart your practice and ensure it stays highly efficient and profitable.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 10:19am EST

Dr. Mark Jacquot, Luxottica’s VP and Clinical Director, Vision Care Operations is the guest on this episode of the Power Hour.  Mark discusses his thoughts on the current state of corporate optometry and where he sees it fitting in the big picture of optometry’s future. 

Direct download: 11916.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 2:10pm EST

David Friedfeld is back on the air to share his thoughts about everything from what the optical of the future will look like to how many frames should be in a typical practice.  We discuss the pros/cons of carrying ubiquitous brands vs. frames from smaller independent companies, frame markup strategies and a potpourri of other important topics.

Direct download: 11216.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 6:36pm EST

Having given more than 1,000 presentations to audience sizes of 2 to 2,000, Gary taps into his experience and discusses how to use this powerful medium to get out into your community and build your practice.  Everything from content development to presentation style to creative ways to use Power Point or Prezi are discussed on this episode of the Power Hour.  
You already talk to patients every day and are great at it.  Why not do the same thing in your community and talk to prospective patients?  Learn how to make your own presentations more dynamic and memorable!
Direct download: 102616.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 9:27am EST

By using new technology, more opticians are now able to offer auto-refraction to patients. Some of them are having the data signed remotely and used as an eyeglass prescription. Is this a convenience for patients and a business builder for the optician, or a public health hazard? Is this part of the future of eyecare that should be embraced or avoided?
Listen to the this episode of the Power Hour when Yaopeng Zhou, the CEO of Smart Vision Labs calls in to discuss this important topic.

Direct download: 101216.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 11:51am EST

Listen to Gary on this episode of the Power Hour where he shares some of his unique perspectives around delegating.  This is much more than “buy an automated X and have your tech use it.”  Learn some very compelling reasons about WHY you should be delegating, what you should delegate and how to get it done.  As with all of Gary’s shows, you’re sure to get a perspective on a previously mundane topic you hadn’t ever considered before!

Direct download: 10516.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 9:02am EST