Get Your Head Out of Your Assumptions

What if everything You Assumed Was True Wasn’t? How would that impact the results of your strategic decisions? When an individual or a business operates under a set of assumptions, those assumptions are always subject to a potential parallactic effect. The Parallax A parallax is a phenomenon originally discovered by astronomers where the apparent position […]

How to Turn a Small Start-up in to a Big Business

This is a reprint of an article I originally wrote for the Exclusive Series on Multibriefs.com. It appeared on June 12, 2014. This story is an attempt to explain to entrepreneurs how to avoid the common mistakes that cost many new business owners dearly. ORIGINAL POST The Wine Trip On a particularly lovely spring afternoon, […]

Prescription Errors Come in Three Types

This is a reprint of an article I originally wrote for the Exclusive Series on Multibriefs.com. It first appeared on April 18, 2014. It discusses the issue of prescription errors and the processes by which they occur. It also warns employers not to misinterpret the results of their investigation. ORIGINAL POST The Error of Misinterpreting Errors […]

Watch Those Negative Behaviors

This is a reprint of an article I originally wrote for the Exclusive Series on Multibriefs.com. It first appeared on May 1, 2014. It is talking about the ten negative behaviors that you can easily use to spot employees that either need to get better or need to go. ORIGINAL POST Expectations versus Reality As […]

How to be a good pharmacist

This is a reprint of an article I originally wrote for the exclusive Series on Multibriefs.com. It originally appeared on June 2 , 2014. It is my simple take on the three things you need to be able to do to be a good pharmacist. ORIGINAL POST Clinical Guidelines or Not That is the Question […]

Three Ways to Kill Your Pharmacy Business

This is a reissue of an article I originally wrote for the Exclusive Series on Multibriefs.com. It appeared on April 7, 2014.  It is a simple description of the reasons why many pharmacies fail to thrive. ORIGINAL POST The More things change the more they remain the same When I started in pharmacy in 1975, […]

What Keeps Them Working For You?

Pay is All That Matters…Or Is It? Having been in management since 1978, I have attended hundreds of meetings dealing with employee retention issues. The debate has raged for years about what the biggest drivers of satisfied employees are. Most people default to pay as being important, which it obviously is, but it does not […]

The Secrets of Successful Leadership

This is an article I wrote for the Exclusive Series on Multibriefs.com. It originally appeared on June 25, 2014. This article explains the three modes of leadership that a successful leader has to master in order to become a great success. These principles are explained in great detail in , The Bosshole Effect. ORIGINAL POST […]

Is Clinical Pharmacy the Answer?

This is an interesting article from my Exclusive Series on Multibriefs.com which appeared originally on July 11, 2014. It is a discussion of the struggle our profession has endured in describing ourselves. The terminology has changed over the years but at the end of the day our mission hasn’t changed . Original Post From Multibriefs: Exclusive […]