Difficult decisions open doors to new opportunities

Difficult decisions open doors to new opportunities

Sometimes the most difficult decisions turn out to be the best. An open letter to the Allied Physical Therapy Staff: Melissa and I have decided to close our Bonita office.    During this time of stepping back from our day-to-day routine, we have had time to reflect on...
What we can learn from the palm tree…

What we can learn from the palm tree…

As I write this, we are in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic crisis. The news outlets and talking heads are pumping the air waves all day, every day with stories regarding this scary situation.  A friend of ours related that she could not buy toilet paper or hand...
Your thoughts are more powerful than you think!!

Your thoughts are more powerful than you think!!

“The ancestor of every action is a thought.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson When I first heard Emerson’s quote, it was a “Wow!” moment for me: My own personal reality has been shaped in large part by the way I see myself – which in turn is a...
Back to the Future!

Back to the Future!

The choices we make today can have far-reaching impacts on your future life – and lives of others. We recently watched Back to The Future, which is a great movie classic from the ’80s!  I was impacted by the scene where Marty returns back to the future, after...
Torn down and built back up

Torn down and built back up

Fresh from our annual September Leadership Summit – it was without a doubt the best in the history of our practice – our team was suddenly reenergized, with a new sense of clarity about Allied Physical Therapy’s “Future City.” We cast a bold vision...
Turning Vision into Action

Turning Vision into Action

I recently had the opportunity to meet with author, speaker and leader Matt Keller about how to translate vision into action.  According to Keller, one of the most important things that a leader must do to move their organization forward is to clearly articulate the...
It’s Impossible: We (I) Don’t Have The Resources

It’s Impossible: We (I) Don’t Have The Resources

Honestly,  how often do you think or verbalize this thought?   I don’t have the money, the time, the experience, the knowledge, to reach my goal.  Therefore, I can’t take that step, to do what I really want to do, to be where I really want to be.   The real...
Change is hard!!

Change is hard!!

I am at Publix eating a salad here in Fort Myers, Florida, when I see George, who has been bagging groceries here since at least 2002, when Melissa and I were living at Red Cedar Drive apartments. There is a certain comfort in seeing George still here; still working...
Leading Change

Leading Change

Smart vs. Healthy Is your business Smart and Healthy? In his book, The Advantage, Patrick Lencioni explains that it is natural for most leaders to focus on the “Smart” aspects of business, such as financial metrics, sales and marketing, tracking software, compliance...
Perspective

Perspective

I turned 45 years old in April.  It is hard to believe. I am grateful for where I am today, my faith, my family, my team, my community.   The average lifespan in the Unted States today is 78 years. I am shooting for 90. So this means I am now at the half-way point....