Greg L. Alston is an author, educator, pharmacist and entrepreneur with 35+ years of experience as a drugstore operator and owner. He helps pharmacists to develop and implement value strategies that will generate new revenue, cut expenses, increase profits and build equity while making pharmacy enjoyable again.
The Reason I Get Apoplectic over Bureaucracy What would you think if the federal government told you that professional baseball players were not athletes even though they make their living performing athletic feats? What if the federal government told you that plumbers were not plumbers even though they make their living fixing your plumbing? What […]
The History of Hospital Pharmacy Somewhere between 1980 and now, the practice of hospital pharmacy drastically changed from being a profit center in hospitals to becoming a cost center. This has made it very difficult for Pharmacy Directors to bargain for the resources they need. The negative consequences of DRG The simple act of bundling payment […]
I believe that Seth Godin’s view that Tribes will replace traditional mass marketing as the dominant sales driver of the 21 st century is spot on. I believe that a pharmacist can develop their own tribe and use that tribe to provide income in an area of their specialty.
The Time Warrior
This book is short, to the point and a great way to think about managing your time. If you are tired of all these elaborate systems and checklists you just might find this a great read.
I found that Chandler’s approach to becoming a Time Warrior was exactly what I needed to focus on getting the right things done.