Medicine Today Is Not Only Sick, It Is CRAZY!!!

Medicine Today Is Not Only Sick, It Is CRAZY!!!

This is a guest post written by Dr. Judy Cook, Psychiatrist and Pathologist Many people are under the mistaken assumption that American Healthcare is Number One in the world, but there is only ONE thing it ranks first in – COST!!! American Healthcare Is Sicker Than Most Other Countries You may have gotten some clues about that as you have seen all the news about Obamacare and how prices are rising for insurance in the HealthCare.gov marketplace – but that distracts you from seeing how much more it is rising in other private insurance markets – whether individual or through employers. You have probably seen the headlines about some drugs where the prices are suddenly jacked up outrageous amounts, but little is said about some of the outrageous prices for many others, much less the steadily increasing prices even for generic medications. You also are not likely to have seen much about what you can do about this for yourself. You have probably seen the news about epidemics like Ebola and Zika virus and all that is going into solving those problems, yet there are other “epidemics” that kill many more people each year and get neither media attention or funding – and only some of them are infectious diseases.  Some of them result from lack of attention to their presence or their prevention and treatment, some are due to a lack of enough providers, and some of them are actually a result of our healthcare system and the places it has gone awry. It Is Crazy Not To Take Care of Your Own Health There are many issues that need...
Five Tools That Make Selling Easier

Five Tools That Make Selling Easier

This is a guest post written by Debbie Mrazek In selling, it’s all about doing what you know each and every day. Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither will your sales quota. Whether you are a veteran climber in the sales field or a newbie traveler, the same steps that make one person successful work for others too. Just realize that it comes down to this: You just have to do more of what you know works and do less of what you know doesn’t work. When you begin doing more of the things that work, it will become easier and easier to do those things. And, no matter what your situation, when you begin moving, things will seem much easier than they feel when you are thinking about doing it. Here are five tools that will make the whole trip easier: Sales Forecast – This is your road map that will allow you to navigate with ease. Unlike other sales professionals who try to manage all the client data in their head, when you take a sales forecast with you, you’ll begin to see new opportunities and new paths emerging from your efforts. Sales Itinerary – You get 168 hours per week. What are you doing with yours? How long does it take for you to meet with a client? How many clients can you meet with each week? Are there ways you can improve the way you spend your time? How can you do more with less? Manage this, and you not only increase sales, but you increase freedom as well. Sales Backpack – What’s...

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