Janice Wheeler

Life/Work Balance

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein So many people are talking, writing, ranting about having life/work balance. Have you noticed, however, that it means something different for each person? Someone who has just fallen i

Inspiration

Check out a great article on inspiration on amican.com! I write weekly articles for my company website, and this is a great one to share. Pass it on! Creative Commons Attribution: Permission is granted to repost this article in its entirety with credit to Janice Wheeler and a clickabl

Office Christmas Fun!

5 of my staff and I went crazy last Friday and baked and decorated tons of cookies for our “Santa Cookie Contest” that we emailed out to 7000 healthcare professionals across Canada. Whoever guesses the right amount first wins a $100 prepaid VISA. (After the picture was tak

How to keep your customers (or lose them)!

Customers, clients, users of your business’s services … whatever you refer to them as, they are people and they have reactions to being sold and they expect certain things in return for their hard-earned coins.  Don’t you too? Millions of words have been written on customer service, b

Is there more to know?

My daughter and I went to a seminar a number of years ago on SEO (Search Engine Optimization – methods of getting Google to find you when people are looking on line for solutions that you have). The speaker asked how many people in the room (about 100 altogether) were there because th

When Times Are Rough

Pretty much everyone sooner or later experiences a rough patch when everything is going wrong or you feel overwhelmed or pressured or stressed. Sometimes these “patches” are not even of your own doing. Sometimes they are days, weeks or even months long in duration. The unpleasant pres

Keeping My Eyes on the Horizon

Sometimes I can feel like a boat tossed to and fro on an angry ocean and somehow my rudder is not functioning properly. I don’t know what is going to happen and where I will end up. There are days when anyone can feel like they don’t know what to do, or what the best decision to make

Goal Setting

What goals do you have? Perhaps you want a bigger practice, a happier team, higher quality service to the patients or clients, more net income? Maybe you wish to lose weight (or gain, for the lucky people), create financial independence, build a successful marriage, or raise productiv

Be a “Solutions Architect”

I recently met a gentleman who told me his job with IBM is “Solutions Architect.”  I thought, “WOW, this would be a great job description and title for all the practice management consultants in my company.”   Then I realized that WE ALL need to be solutions architects in everything w

What’s With Goals Anyway?

Have you ever tried to reach a goal and failed?  And then have you ever said to yourself: “I have too many problems to reach my goals.” “I’d rather watch TV anyway.” “Whatever made me think I could do that?” “I’ll do it some other time.” “I didn’t realize it would be this difficult.”