Switch Up Your Schedule Strategically

Many of the tips we provide discuss taking time to plan and to choose your meetings with serious consideration (vs. copying/pasting what you did the year before). Well, I challenge you to do it again! There was a tip I provided all the way back in September of 2019 that [...]

Monthly Quick Poll – Feedback from Young Physicians

This year, one of the most common threads in our conversations with both exhibitors and meeting planners is that they don't know how to reach young physicians. Well, we wanted to do our best to help with a young physician survey that we posted on our website the entire year. [...]

How to Conquer Imposter Syndrome

Earlier this year I wrote an article about experiencing imposter syndrome. If you missed it, you can check it out by clicking here. The article was great, if I do say so myself (and I do!); however, it lacked a solution to overcoming this inevitable feeling. Now that I am [...]

Knowing the Worth of Your Vendor Relationships

Sarah Breymeier When it comes to browsing the exhibit hall, we have always encouraged you to take at least a couple of laps even if you're not looking for anything specific. Nothing changes there, but that doesn't mean you have to necessarily be on the lookout to replace your current [...]

Making Meetings Social

Sarah Breymeier I recently did a presentation for the American College of Podiatric Medicine regarding you can utilize social media channels like Facebook and LinkedIn to advance your career. One of the hardest parts about keeping up with social media is creating new, original content on a consistent basis. One [...]

You Don’t Know Who You Don’t Know

Sarah Breymeier So many times' Ann and I have asked you to "step outside your comfort zone" in one way or another when it comes to your meeting participation. It's not about making you UNcomfortable; it's more about discovering that there are people and experiences you didn't even realize existed [...]

Divide and Conquer | Get it Down While it’s Fresh

Sarah Breymeier In a previous newsletter, I made a strong case for bringing a "study buddy" to your next educational conference. There were multiple reasons why... check out that article here for a refresher.... BUT here's another tip if you're lucky enough to have your friend/colleague join you on the [...]

New PressureOFF™ Insoles from PediFix® Advance the Standard of Care for DFUs

A 4th generation family of foot specialists since 1885, The PediFix Footcare Company is committed to advancing the standard of care for the management of diabetic foot ulcers and common plantar pathologies. The firm is introducing a new offloading insole that fits and functions in patient’s everyday footwear, with the [...]

I just found out “Imposter Syndrome” is a real thing.

Written by Ann Dosen According to Harvard Business Review, "imposter syndrome" is loosely defined as doubting your abilities and feeling like a fraud. It disproportionately affects high-achieving people, who find it difficult to accept their accomplishments. Normally, I’m a pretty confident person. I’m laid back; I assume everything will work [...]

A Little Reflection Does a Business Good

If you follow this newsletter regularly, you will know that one of my favorite books is The Slight Edge by Jeff Olsen. One of the main points in this text is that even when you experience something, you need to come back to it and do it again... or read [...]

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