In the opening of his article "How Ridiculously Successful People Think Differently," Dr. Travis Blackberry notes: "Successful people come from all walks of life, yet they all have one thing in common: where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome."
I would guess that most folks starting up, maintaining, or expanding a private duty homecare or home health business understand how true that quote is. Running an agency is hard, and with economic, competitive, and regulatory factors changing as they do, focusing on innovation and finding ways to differentiate your business is paramount to success.
The way I look at it is that if you adopt that way of thinkng, as well as the habits listed below, homecare agencies can give themselves the best chance for success in the future.
I suggest that you read the entire article here, but as a start, here are 9 qualities that Dr. Blackberry says all "ridiculously successful" people possess:
They Seek Out Small Victories
They’re Always Learning
They Keep an Open Mind
They Turn Tedious Tasks into Games
They Dream Big but Remain Grounded
What would be on your list? Comment below. I would add that not only do they embrace change, they seek it out as a way to differentiate. With that in mind...
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