Executive System

To describe the executive system, we must first define what an executive is. While there are many characterizations of executives, we will focus on one in particular: an executive is “one who gets others to get things done.” In every practice, there is always at least one executive—the owner. In smaller practices (practices with fewer than five or six staff) …

How to Make More Time as a Practice Owner and Manager?

A common problem Silkin Management Group runs into with practice owners, particularly with those whose practices have grown, is that one day they’re running the practice and the next day the practice is running them. This creates a lot of stress for the executive for a number of reasons. I will address just a few of them: Practice owners can’t …

Bonus Plans

The Do’s and Don’ts of Bonus Plans – from Silkin Management Group

The subject of bonus plans has bewildered practice owners for quite a long time. The theory—create an incentive for staff to do exemplary work—generally makes sense. The difficulty is in the implementation. When you tread into the realm of bonus plans, you are entering a minefield. If you construct a bonus plan correctly it can be a very useful tool …

Personnel Systems

10 Parts of the Personnel System – from Silkin Management Group

PERSONNEL SYSTEM During the many decades Silkin Management Group has been helping doctors take control of their practices, we have been asked to help out in many areas: finance, new patients, goal setting etc. What is interesting is that some of these areas have waxed and waned in terms of the owners’ concerns. During the last recession, a great worry …

Silkin Management Group Review, Dr. Stacy Steele, DVM

Stacy Steele, DVM interview – With Silkin’s CEO Fred King

In this interview, Dr. Stacy Steele of Ocean Shores Animal Hospital explains how Silkin Management Group has helped her veterinary practice grow over the years. Fred asks the tough questions about how Silkin has helped her and her practice. It’s an enlightening, fun and friendly interview you certainly don’t want to miss. Learn more about Dr. Steele and her practice.