Body Techniques

Splitting Hairs

My last post was entitled Splitting Commission.  If you did not read it, I encourage you to do so as this particular rant may make more sense if you do.  Many of you wrote in and commented and although I rarely comment back, I…

Fall Forward!

Fall is a great time to enjoy the memories of a warm and fun summer and to look ahead to the holidays and the New Year.  It is also a great time to evaluate your past biz and marketing efforts…

Splitting Commission

I tend to write about topics I am currently addressing with my consulting clients.   They are the “real” demographic for our readership and often share issues with the majority of therapists in the industry.  Today’s post is no exception and…

Taking the Long Way Home

It’s been over two weeks since my last blog post. I’m usually more prolific, but sometimes the rest of my life has to take precedence over my blog. I’ve been on the road a lot the last two weeks, and…

My Picks for the NCBTMB Election

November 1 is the deadline for voting for new Board of Director members at the NCBTMB. This was not an easy task for me this time; almost everyone of these people is on my Facebook, and several of them are…

Learn From The Newbies

I am not one of those folks who is unteachable.  In fact, I aim to be teachable forever.  I am also one of those teachers who learns from my students.  Many colleagues get “full of themselves” and think that they…

A Few Kudos to Industry Supporters

I’ve probably forgotten somebody. There are a lot of people out there, and a lot of large and small companies that help us do what we do. They donate door prizes at our meetings and conventions. They volunteer time and community service. They support the Foundation and sponsor our events. It’s not enough, but thank you all.

The Tipping Factor

Do you accept tips? Do you think it’s proper for those who hold themselves out as health care providers to accept tips, or should tips be reserved for the spa set and the relaxation therapists only? Should we get them at all, or politely decline when offered one? What’s your opinion on this issue?