Wed, 27 February 2013
Known for their unique approach to customer service being a great place to work, John Wolske, Cultural Evangelist from Zappos joins the show.
Wed, 20 February 2013
David Friedfeld, the president of ClearVision Optical, the well known frame company, joins our show. While ClearVision is indeed a large company David has some great entrepreneurial insights that you’ll definitely want to hear. The company’s long legacy of being family owned will resonate with many of our listeners. David shares his unique thoughts on everything from where the industry is headed, frame inventorying and merchandising, real and perceived differences between designer brand frames, how private docs can compete with Internet eyeglasses as well as lots of other great information.
Wed, 13 February 2013
Glenn Ellisor, OD the founder of Vision Source and Walt West, OD join The Power Hour!
Vision Source is optometry's oldest and biggest doctor alliance. With thousands of members, what makes Vision Source special and why do doctors join? Why not just join a buying group or negotiate pricing deals on your own? Why not just attend trade shows and local meetings for education and camaraderie?
Hear what Glen and Walt predict for the future of the industry and why they think doctors will struggle if they do NOT join an alliance. Tune in to next weeks' show for some thought provoking discussion!
Thu, 7 February 2013
Industry veteran and special guest, Angel Alvarez, the CEO of ABB Optical Group, joins the show. He'll be giving his very insightful and thought provoking ideas on creative ways OD's can stay profitable and competitive. As a the leading distributor in the US (and having recently merged with ODG), Angel has a keen vested interest in the health, success and viability of private practice. Hear his answer to the question, "Knowing what you know, if you were a private OD, what would YOU do to ensure your survival and maximal profitability?