October 17, 2018
Struggles and hardships are always present whenever pursuing a career. There comes a point in your journey where you feel that you are astray but never lose faith. Focus on your goals and believe in what you are doing for you will reap the rewards of your hard work.
On this episode, we have Dr. Frank Vaught Jr. He is the founder and owner of Health on Earth Wellness Centers. Dr. Vaught is a community leader for personal health and wellness, and an inspirational speaker.
Dr. Frank talks about how he got into chiropractic and his experiences starting out in the business. He also shares how he’s mentoring other chiropractors. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
October 10, 2018
Starting out in an industry is never easy. There will always be hardships and struggles. It goes with the saying that “Success doesn’t happen overnight”. We may experience that everything that we hoped and planned for didn’t follow through. Learn from the struggles and then re-invent it.
On this episode, we have Dr. Patrick McMahon. He graduated at Parker University in 2002 with a Bachelor in Science in Human Anatomy, Chiropractic. He’s one of the founders of Syntropy Chiropractic Training.
Dr. Patrick talks about how he was introduced to Chiropractic and shares his journey in this profession. He also gives helpful tips to those who are starting out in the Chiropractic industry. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
October 3, 2018
How do we lead a conversation?
Not many people have the skill to lead a conversation. Leading a conversation does not only pertain on how to lead conversation but also on how not to stomp conversation.
For someone to have this skill is a great advantage however it takes time and experience to acquire it. Once this skill is practiced, it can definitely bring good results not only to one’s profession but also for personal development.
On this episode, we have Brandi MacDonald. She talks about steps that can help in successfully leading a conversation and how it can help the profession, especially for chiropractors. She shares that the biggest trait in leading a conversation is confidence and how psychological comfort is provided to people when confidence is displayed. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
August 29, 2018
Technology isn't all bad but if that’s all we do, we're going to have troubles.
Forward head posture is one of the most common musculoskeletal disorders associated with the use of imaging devices and when the head goes forward, chest expansion diminishes, which puts you at risk of a number of diseases.
On this episode, we are here with one of my mentors, Dr. Michael Hall.
Dr. Michael talks about how correlated our cervical spine health is to our physiology and mental health, and that when we can restore the curve, we can also restore lives. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
August 23, 2018
Having a chiropractic assistant is essential to make sure that the chiropractor can focus on being a chiropractor and on making a difference but being a CA is not easy. There are a lot of things that go on to be a chiropractic assistant.
On this episode, we are here with Cath Foote. Before knowing Dr. Craig Foote, her husband, she didn’t know much about chiropractic at all. Her husband was her introduction to chiropractic and he taught her a lot about the practice.
Cath talks about how her journey as a chiropractic assistant began and how crucial that role is in helping grow and maintain the practice. She also shares about her mindset behind hiring a staff and looking after them, and how you can keep them inspired on a regular basis. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
August 15, 2018
We all know that the world is changing and we also got to change with it because if we keep on doing what we did yesterday, it’s not going to continue to work.
But when we do something that we’ve never tried before, we create all these new ideas about the thing that we’re good at.
On this episode, we are here with Jonah Sachs, who is a returning guest and author of the book Unsafe Thinking.
Jonah explains the difference between “safe thinking” and “unsafe thinking” and how the latter can help us break into our creative minds. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
August 8, 2018
One of the reasons why people get burned out is they have lost their love of what they do or they have lost being able to see why they do what they do. At those times, connecting with yourself, the practice, and the community are things that are going to bring you back to life.
On this episode, we are here with Dr. Erin Hawken. She graduated from Murdoch University and has been in practice for 13 years. She has worked as an associate in four different practices and now, she has her own practice, LiveLoveLife, which is located in Sydney.
Dr. Erin talks about how crucial it is to bring yourself into practice in a true and authentic way, which is a big part of being successful in growing a practice. Also, she shares her experiences of feeling burned out in her career and how she was able to get back on track again. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
August 1, 2018
How involved are you outside of your practice?
That is the question Dr. Gilles LaMarche asks every chiropractor he meets.
Dr. Gilles encourages chiropractors to get involved in the practice. When we are more involved in the practice, it impacts you, your life, your career, and your community for the rest of your life.
On this episode, we are with Dr. Gilles. He is the Vice President of Professional Relations at Life University. Also, he has been an Ambassador of the Australian Spinal Research Foundation.
Dr. Gilles talks about various ways that chiropractors can become more involved in the practice. He also emphasizes how crucial it is for chiropractors to not only become an exceptional chiropractor but also be the best practice member in their practice. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
July 25, 2018
Before you can be connected with your practice members, your team, your family, and everything else, you have to be first connected with yourself and grounded.
On this episode, we are here with Dr. Tiffany Johnson. She graduated from Northwestern Chiropractic and has been in practice for 12 years. Also, she is a mom of two adorable kids.
Dr. Tiffany shares her experience of how she ran into a Board issue and how she accepted the full suspension, probation, and monitoring so she can start to heal and move past it. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
July 18, 2018
Dr. Demartini who is one of my mentors said that one of the best things chiropractors could do to be better chiropractors and to help chiropractic, in general, is to become more financially stable. If we’re more financially stable, everything we do is from a state of purpose.
On this episode, we are here with Jonathon Gold. He completed a Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Finance in Concordia University in Montreal. He is the founder of Gold Investment Management, a company that is focused on one thing and that is investment counsel.
Jonathon talks about investment and the fallacies associated with it. He also emphasizes the importance of not only paying your debt off but also saving early and investing. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/