Welcome to

The Power Hour

Welcome to

The Power Hour
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Learn, Grow and Participate.

 

When you work with The Power Practice, you connect yourself with experts in both business and eye care . . . and all the places in between! Think you have what it takes to be a successful doctor and entrepreneur at the same time? We know you do – and we’ll prove it to you.

The Power Hour

The Power Practice is a group of doctors and business leaders who are bent on success for independent optometry practice owners. We’ve been there. We know the ropes. We want to see others be successful. Led by Dr. Bethany Fishbein, CEO, The Power Practice is laser-focused on results for practice owners, with a good twist of fun along the way.

For over 20 years, The Power Practice team have been thought leaders in the field of independent optometry. Initially started by Dr. Gary Gerber in 2003, The Power Hour is the longest-running optometry podcast in the world. Our episodes have been downloaded over 850,000 times by listeners around the globe.

The Vision/Traction Organizer

EOS Implementer Beth Berman is back to talk about a powerful tool to get you organized for 2023. December 7, 2022 Transcription:Beth Berman : What must we get done this year, In order to build towards the three-year picture? Maybe this year we need to move an office....

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More Pumpkin Planning

Bethany continues the conversation with practical ideas to Pumpkin Plan YOUR business. November 23, 2022Transcription:Dr.Bethany Fishbein: Sure you can improve your practice by doing any of these dozen things that you get in your email box. The thing is, you cannot...

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Pumpkin Plan Your Practice

Mike Michalowicz shares the steps and strategies you can follow to get the best out of your practice using his Pumpkin Plan system. November 17, 2022 Learn more about Pumpkin Plan: https://mikemichalowicz.com/Transcription:Mike Michalowicz: Imagine your best customer....

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Collaborative Communication

Are you ready to take the risk or chance to improve your communication? Join Bethany and Lisa Little, Artistic Director of ComedySportz San Antonio and Professional Improviser talk about Improv and how it can change and better your communication in your practice....

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How Mindset Impacts Financial Decision Making

How do we learn to make good financial choices? Join Founder and Lead Advisor of Optometry Wealth Advisors LLC Evon Mendrin, as he talks about the different mindsets and how it will impact your future financial success. Get in touch with Evon Mendrin and Optometry...

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Making Your Practice More Inclusive

Learn how you can make your practice LGBTQ+ inclusive for both your patients and staff as Dr. Bethany and Kirsten discuss it in today’s podcast. Want to get to know more about our guest Kirsten Bunch? Visit her website! Kirsten Bunch October 5,...

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Thinking About Selling Your Practice?

Erik Ferjentsik, CEO and Founder of Visionary Practice Group talks about what it looks like to sell your practice in today's market. Learn More about Visionary Practice Group September 29, 2022Transcription:Erik Ferjentsik: You start with a top-line offer. They give...

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Consulting With The Power Practice

If you want to learn the What, When, Who, Why, and How’s of the Power Practice, this podcast episode is for you. Dr. Bethany and the team discuss what clients can expect if they consult with The Power Practice. Learn more from these clients turned consultants because...

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How Mindset Impacts the Success of Your Practice

Bethany's Appearance on The Optometry Money Podcast. www.optometrywealth.com September 14, 2022Transcription:Dr. Bethany Fishbein: I’ve met doctors and clients we’ve worked with who’ve come in initially saying, “I don’t want to practice anymore. I’ve made a mistake....

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Bills and Codes: Is your Practice Billing what it should be?

What are Insurance Audits and how important are they? Dr. Bethany and Dr. Viktoria discuss what the factors are for an Insurance Audit and how we can be ready for them. September 7, 2022Transcription:Dr. Viktoria Davis: If you are billing appropriately and correctly,...

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Communication and Consistency

Bethany shares her insights on how good communication and consistent discussions with patients and staff, whether a practice is doing well or not, can make a huge difference. September 1,2022Transcription:Dr.Bethany Fishbein: I think that if we kept that interest and...

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How to Deal with Medical Malpractice

Keeping your patients happy and detailed records can prevent untoward incidents at your clinic. Bethany and Joe DeLoach discuss how we can prevent Medical Malpractice from happening and how to deal with them. August 17, 2022Transcription:Dr. Joe DeLoach: Keeping...

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Growing Your Practice

Ever heard of Fun, Whitewater, and Predictable Success? Char Watson and Bethany discuss the first four stages of the Predictable Success Growth Model and How you can go through them and scale your business. August 3, 2022 Learn more about Predictable Success:...

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Managing Health and Safety in our Practices

From discussions about medical emergencies, theft, and to a possibility of a shooter, Officer Tom shares with us practical advice on how we can keep our practices safe. July 20, 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5VcSwejU2D0Transcription:Officer Tom: It could just...

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Understanding Your P&L

Do you truly know how your practice is performing? Today Paul Ferraro talks about the Profit and Loss statement and how you can plan to make your practice more profitable. Learn how to do bottom-up forecasting to get the Net Income you want to achieve. July 13,...

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How to Optimize Your Practice

Join Bethany on her first Solo Podcast and talks about some of the changes that you can make in your Practice. And how you can evaluate your practice and make sure that you are where you want to be and on a path to get where you want to go. Date: July 6,...

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A Happiness-Centered Optometry Practice

Discouraged by all of the doom and gloom on optometric social media? Dr. Nick Despotidis talks about having the courage to make your practice a place you love to be. Date: June 1, 2022Transcription:Dr. Nick Despotidis: None of our staff work for us for financial...

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Myopia: A Global Epidemic

Join Bethany as she talks with Johnson and Johnson Global Director of Professional Education for Myopia and International Myopia Institute Co-Founder Dr. Monica Jong about Myopia Management and the Importance of Proactive Treatment. Date: June 15,...

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Role of an Office Manager

Beth Berman talks about EOS and how it could work to help you get what you desire from your practice! Date: June 8, 2022Transcription:Beth Berman: Think how much more fun business would again become versus selling it, having to rebuild having to find the people set...

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Recession-Proof Your Practice

Former Power Hour host and Power Practice CEO Gary Gerber talks about ways to prepare your practice for an upcoming recession. Date: June 1, 2022Transcription:Dr.Gary Gerber: I think that's actually the way to recession-proof your practice, you started thinking I how...

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Save the Planet and Help Your Practice

Dr. Brian Spittle talks to Bethany about how creating an Eco-Friendly office can help you gain patients, keep staff, and increase profits. You won't want to miss this GREEN episode. Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2022Transcription:     Dr. Brian Spittle You...

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A Team With A Vision

Visually Impaired runner Jennifer Herring just completed her 19th Boston Marathon and shares some life lessons on The Power Hour. https://www.unitedinstride.com/ https://www.usaba.org/endurance/ https://www.mabvi.org/get-involved/team-with-a-vision/...

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Building a personal brand

Harbir Sian talks to Dr. Bethany Fishbein about how to build a personal brand. Check out Habir on Ted Talks   Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2022

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The power of planning

Adam Cmejla returns to the podcast to talk about disaster planning. Disaster Planning Checklist Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

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Before You Hire Your Next Employee, Listen To This!

Background checks for new hires are critically important to protect your patients and your practice. Bethany and Tommy Huhn, CEO of National Applicant Screening, talk about what's available and how to easily run these checks. Date: Wednesday, February 9,...

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Open Your Eyes

Dr. Kerry Gelb spent 3 years creating a full-length documentary to educate the public about the important role of optometrists in disease prevention. Learn more in this episode of the Power Hour Optometry Podcast! Open Your Eyes Trailer Date: Wednesday, January 26,...

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Building A Great Office For Kids

Join Bethany as she talks with Dr. Nate Bonilla-Warford of Bright Eyes Kids and Bright Eyes Family Eye Care about how he followed his passion for pediatric eye care and created a great practice for kids. Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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Commitment to Serving Others

Our guests Dr. Amie Gisbert and Dr. Tim Lynch talk about why service is such a high priority for them and how they give the gift of sight to others. https://www.sdvosh.com https://eyelovethesun.com/pages/eye-love-cares-foundation https://www.guerreroclinic.org/...

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Building A Practice, On Purpose

Adam Cmejla, certified financial planner and founder of Integrated Planning & Wealth Management, LLC talks about how to plan your practice to serve your personal financial goals. Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

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– Sarah Dau, VP Business Development