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Monday Morning Motivation | Team Leadership

Posted by William Esteb on

William D Esteb

"I have the best CA ever!" And to quote King Solomon, "This too shall pass."

You're likely to have many chiropractic assistants. Each will bring their own special skills, perspective and attitude to your practice. Imagining that your mind reading, it-doesn't-get-any-better-than-this front desk CA will be around forever is a pipe dream. Actually, a hallucination.

Why? Because the resourceful, switched on CA you crave will someday very likely either seek even greater fulfillment (and challenge) elsewhere, choose to become a chiropractor and leave you, or worse, linger, increasingly detached, distant and simply going through the motions while picking up a paycheck. That's when you’ll want to step in as a leader and recommend the she (he) look for somewhere else to contribute.

Yet this is rarely done. By ignoring this duty you’ve not only subluxated your practice, but his or her career. Be proactive, even if he or she isn't.

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