“This wasn’t intentional,” says Alan Cleinman, CEO and Founder of the company. “It’s not like I woke up one day and decided to hire only giraffes for all key and support positions. This happened entirely organically.”
We live in a fast-paced world where we are faced with competing priorities that often force us to relinquish the ownership of our choices and our time. How, then, do we find balance for our personal and professional productivity? The answer lies in learning to find the hidden value in how we invest our time. [...]
Like the majority of our clients, I belong to a mastermind group. In my case, we call ourselves the “Congress of Masterminds” and are comprised of companies that provide mastermind group management services to vertical industries. Our group, which meets every six months, is comprised of the leaders of firms that support eyecare, dentistry, home [...]
Oneonta, New York – Alan Cleinman, CEO and founder of optometry business consultancy Cleinman Performance Partners, has named Geoffrey Giraffe to the newly created position of Chief Mascot Officer and Executive Vice President.
I recently had the opportunity to help Dr. Bill Lusk, an optometrist from Oneonta, NY, celebrate his “semi” retirement. At the young age of 83, Bill has temporarily hung up his phoropter. I say temporarily because he’s already making plans to provide locum tenens support upon his return from his winter home in Florida. Wow!
Brad Schwartz, OD Spend time and money on continuous staff training. This will set you apart and pay dividends in terms of staff performance. Managing a good team is like raising children - listen, but be prepared to say no and lead when you need to. Steps: Create training program for [...]