From the Publisher
Sometimes individuals are extremely skilled and confident in their chosen professions but become discouraged because they do not have business expertise. Dr. Linda Hancock has worked with over 7,000 clients, assisting them in building their own practices. In Open for Business Success, she explains complex business concepts in a simple step-by-step manner that anyone can follow. Dr. Hancock’s plan for success encompasses seven specific areas of business that each need to be considered and implemented in order to do well:Set the vision and draw your blueprint for the business. Understand the value of the business and marketing your practice. Creating a wonderful environment. Customize systems to function effectively. Ensure the practice is strong and work confidently in your area of competency.Secure your financial health and ensure success by preparing a Business Plan. Satisfy your personal and professional needs. Whether you are an individual who is starting a business for the very first time or someone who has been practicing for many years, the principles proposed here will help you to think about how you can do things in a manner that is faster, easier, and more beneficial for you and your client. Open for Business Success serves a wonderful guide and support for the solo professional who wants to start a business.