Power Hour Optometry

In 1983, entrepreneurs Jeff White, Larry Roth, and Al Berg set out to create a new eyewear company with a $2 million loan and a passion to succeed. The company they created was Marchon Eyewear.
In his memoir Making a Difference, the late Al Berg relates his story of eyewear fashion, groundbreaking marketing. and the company’s mission to go global.
April and Gary talk with author of Al’s memoir, Frank Giammanco, formerly of First Vision Media Group, about how the project came about and the rise of Marchon and the modern eyewear industry.

Direct download: feb242021.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 3:59pm EDT

This week on Power Hour, April and Gary focus on the vision for 2021.
They discuss what ODs should be thinking about, and how to plan and focus on this year and going forward.

Direct download: feb172021.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 3:47pm EDT

Neil Blumenthal, cofounder and coCEO of Warby Parker, joins April & Gary this week on Power Hour. Find out what ODs can learn from Warby Parker, especially the company's COVID-19 response. Plus, how would Neil compete with Warby Parker if he were an OD.

Direct download: feb102021.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 4:15pm EDT

April and Gary talk cybersecurity on this week's Power Hour, and Mark from CrystalPM joins the conversation. How can ODs prevent hackers in their practice systems and keep data secure? April, Gary, and Mark will discuss how often it happens in practices, how often it happens overall, and how to protect data.

Direct download: 2.3.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 8:48am EDT

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