Becoming an expert witness brings both rewards and challenges. Opposing counsel will try to use anything—even innocuous material or a typographical error—to try to discredit a witness, which is why this article is being written anonymously.
Congratulations—you’ve graduated from massage school! After investing significant time and money, you are ready to start working, and you must begin to ensure that you will have a long and successful career.
As a self-employed massage therapist, you have the flexibility to decide who you will work with. This includes the choice of relationships with individuals who partner with you in your massage business. This could be starting the massage practice together or buying into an already existing business.
When you are an employee, your massage job or workplace can pose challenges. Let’s consider the nature of each common workplace problem and explore potential solutions.
You want to raise fees for your massage sessions, but you don’t want to lose clients. If you are providing a solid, valued service and you have put the time into growing your clientele and business, you are perfectly entitled to raise your rates.
When you make changes to your massage business, you also need to effectively communicate with clients so you can avoid any of the negative feedback that often comes with these announcements.
Many new practitioners start their careers as employees with plans to eventually build a business of their own, yet one of the trends I am seeing is many of those therapists continue to work full-time or at least part-time as an employee even while developing a private practice.
Procrastination is one of the Poisonous P’s that I am an expert in because I was a master procrastinator. In my financial practice, I now tell all my clients that the word “someday” is a disease that will take your dreams of financial wealth away.
As more white, cis Americans are awakening to the racism and racial inequity, cultural discrimination and rejection of LGBTQ people that has been prevalent in our country, they are also realizing the need to directly address these entrenched problems.
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