My firm’s business planning philosophy is influenced by Michael Gerber, author of a series of books related to E-Myth, or Entrepreneur Myth. Gerber organizes a medical practice into three levels:
A doctor is a technician, extremely talented at diagnosing a patient’s problem. Without you, the practice cannot do what it’s supposed to do. Technicians simply work for a living. The practice will suffer for the lack of the other two levels.
The doctor must also fill the roles of manager and entrepreneur. Hence adopting a strategic plan for your practice will assist in developing all three levels the doctor needs to become the successful medical practitioner and deal with your true vision for your practice.
How can you put business planning principles in place? According to Gerber,
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