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Changing Lives By Restoring The Curve - Dr. Michael Hall
Technology isn’t all bad but if that’s all we do, we’re going to have troubles.
Forward head posture is one of the most common musculoskeletal disorders associated with the use of imaging devices and when the head goes forward, chest expansion diminishes, which puts you at risk of a number of diseases.
On this episode, we are here with one of my mentors, Dr. Michael Hall.
Dr. Michael talks about how correlated our cervical spine health is to our physiology and mental health, and that when we can restore the curve, we can also restore lives. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|Aug 29, 2018|
Acknowledging Chiropractic Assistants - Cath Foote
Having a chiropractic assistant is essential to make sure that the chiropractor can focus on being a chiropractor and on making a difference but being a CA is not easy. There are a lot of things that go on to be a chiropractic assistant.
On this episode, we are here with Cath Foote. Before knowing Dr. Craig Foote, her husband, she didn’t know much about chiropractic at all. Her husband was her introduction to chiropractic and he taught her a lot about the practice.
Cath talks about how her journey as a chiropractic assistant began and how crucial that role is in helping grow and maintain the practice. She also shares about her mindset behind hiring a staff and looking after them, and how you can keep them inspired on a regular basis. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|Aug 23, 2018|
Tapping Into Your Creative Mind - Jonah Sachs
We all know that the world is changing and we also got to change with it because if we keep on doing what we did yesterday, it’s not going to continue to work.
On this episode, we are here with Jonah Sachs, who is a returning guest and author of the book Unsafe Thinking.
Jonah explains the difference between “safe thinking” and “unsafe thinking” and how the latter can help us break into our creative minds. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|Aug 15, 2018|
Connecting With Yourself, Your Practice, And Your Community - Dr. Erin Hawken
One of the reasons why people get burned out is they have lost their love of what they do or they have lost being able to see why they do what they do. At those times, connecting with yourself, the practice, and the community are things that are going to bring you back to life.
On this episode, we are here with Dr. Erin Hawken. She graduated from Murdoch University and has been in practice for 13 years. She has worked as an associate in four different practices and now, she has her own practice, LiveLoveLife, which is located in Sydney.
Dr. Erin talks about how crucial it is to bring yourself into practice in a true and authentic way, which is a big part of being successful in growing a practice. Also, she shares her experiences of feeling burned out in her career and how she was able to get back on track again. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|Aug 08, 2018|
Getting Involved In Chiropractic - Dr. Gilles LaMarche
How involved are you outside of your practice?
That is the question Dr. Gilles LaMarche asks every chiropractor he meets.
On this episode, we are with Dr. Gilles. He is the Vice President of Professional Relations at Life University. Also, he has been an Ambassador of the Australian Spinal Research Foundation.
Dr. Gilles talks about various ways that chiropractors can become more involved in the practice. He also emphasizes how crucial it is for chiropractors to not only become an exceptional chiropractor but also be the best practice member in their practice. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|Aug 01, 2018|
Staying Connected With Yourself - Dr. Tiffany Johnson
Before you can be connected with your practice members, your team, your family, and everything else, you have to be first connected with yourself and grounded.
On this episode, we are here with Dr. Tiffany Johnson. She graduated from Northwestern Chiropractic and has been in practice for 12 years. Also, she is a mom of two adorable kids.
Dr. Tiffany shares her experience of how she ran into a Board issue and how she accepted the full suspension, probation, and monitoring so she can start to heal and move past it. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|Jul 25, 2018|
Increasing Financial Literacy - Jonathan Gold
Dr. Demartini who is one of my mentors said that one of the best things chiropractors could do to be better chiropractors and to help chiropractic, in general, is to become more financially stable. If we’re more financially stable, everything we do is from a state of purpose.
On this episode, we are here with Jonathon Gold. He completed a Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Finance in Concordia University in Montreal. He is the founder of Gold Investment Management, a company that is focused on one thing and that is investment counsel.
Jonathon talks about investment and the fallacies associated with it. He also emphasizes the importance of not only paying your debt off but also saving early and investing. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|Jul 18, 2018|
Making A Commitment To Chiropractic - Dr. Ron Oberstein
Shedding the husk that’s on us and taking from above down inside out that you’re going to create a big impact is a big part to being able to make a difference and give, do, love, and serve better.
On this episode, we are here with Dr. Ron Oberstein. He graduated from Life Chiropractic College, which is now Life University, in 1981 and is the current President of Life West. Dr. Ron has been in practice for 37 years and his goal is to spread the chiropractic message and get the world under chiropractic care.
Dr. Ron shares how chiropractors can enrich themselves so they can fulfill their mission, which is changing the world through chiropractic. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|Jul 11, 2018|
Asking The Right Questions - Brandi MacDonald
Everything you talk about in your practice is directly related to what you believe in chiropractic and if you’re not aligned with your concepts, it’s hard to ask the right questions and to understand what’s really going on with the person who comes into your office.
On this episode, we are here with Brandi MacDonald. She talks about what the most important concepts are and shares different scenarios to help us understand those so we can help people achieve their true potential.
Aside from learning those concepts, it is also crucial to learn how to communicate those concepts to your practice members, and to connect to who they are and what their potential is. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|Jul 04, 2018|
Transitioning Into A Vitalistic Practice - Dr. Danny Constable
Chiropractic is not a numbers game. The number of patients you see and the amount of money you earn don’t matter. Chiropractic is about helping people reach their full potential.
On this episode, we are with Dr. Danny Constable. He graduated from Palmer University in 2000 and now runs a successful practice in Germany.
Dr. Danny talks about the difference between the mechanistic practice and vitalistic practice and the reason why he converted his practice into the latter. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|Jun 27, 2018|
Being Mindful - Vikki Kelly
Our ability to pay attention has atrophied because of the way that we live our lives and thus learning how to be present and mindful is crucial so we can make better decisions and be in a state of homeostasis.
On this episode, we are with Vikki Kelly. She’s a mother of three kids, a business owner, a director, a speaker, and is passionate about helping people understand the importance of mindfulness and meditation.
Vikki shares tips on how we can start being more present and how it can change your life and your practice. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|Jun 20, 2018|
Finding Out What Your Real Target Is In Practice - Dr. Otto Janke
Any time Dr. Otto Janke has been burned out is because he lost his way and took his eye off his real target in practice. He pissed away a fortune on things that started taking him away from his gifts but soon, he realized that mistake and learned from it.
On this episode, we are here with Dr. Otto. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1992 and has been in practice for more than 26 years. He shares the importance of focusing on your goal and your gifts and how it can help you stay on track. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|Jun 13, 2018|
Selling Chiropractic Instead Of Yourself As The Chiropractor - Dr. Donald Francis
Selling yourself as the chiropractor, building a practice which is all about you, and hiring an associate into that practice is a good recipe for trouble.
On this episode, we’re here with Dr. Donald Francis who has been in practice for nine years. He’s a former soldier and was an officer in the Royal Regiment Artillery for almost 12 years. He went to Palmer University when he was 32 years old and graduated in 2009. Now, he runs the fastest growing Chiropractic Clinic in the Scottish Borders that utilizes the Sacro Occipital Technique.
Dr. Donald talks about the one thing he would change on day one of his practice if he could go back in time now. It is that he would start selling chiropractic. He also shares how chiropractors can create a great environment for their associate colleagues and the importance of being able to communicate to your practice members what you are trying to do. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at
|Jun 06, 2018|
What Does Money Have To Do With It - Brandi MacDonald
People have so much emotion around money so we can never have an objective conversation about it. When chiropractors aren’t able to talk about money, it creates this challenge which prevents them from serving more people.
On this episode, we are here with Brandi MacDonald to talk about what money has to do with what we learned as kids and what we believe about ourselves.
When we realize that everything we are doing is just patterned behavior, we can always change the situation that we’re in. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|May 30, 2018|
Uncover Your Gift - Philip McKernan
Everyone has a gift and it is your choice whether to share it with the world. However, that gift lies right next to our greatest pain and most of us are afraid to deep dive into it.
Today’s guest is Philip McKernan. He is a speaker, writer, and filmmaker. He has also worked with the Canadian Olympic Team and The Pentagon. He helps people transform their personal and professional lives, so they feel more aligned with their purpose.
On this episode, he talks about how we can uncover our gift or our truth and be aligned in our work, in ourselves, and in our relationships. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|May 23, 2018|
Being More Certain About Vitalistic Chiropractic Through Research - Dr. Kelly Holt
Research states that subluxation is real, it does exist, and it affects the way our nervous system functions.
On this episode, we are here with Dr. Kelly Holt. He graduated in 1999 from New Zealand College and has been doing full-time research since 2009. He has been creating research that more vitalistic chiropractors can use.
Dr. Kelly talks about how he started getting interested in research, and how vitalistic research made him feel more certain about chiropractic. He also shares how chiropractors who are interested in doing some research can get started. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|May 16, 2018|
Expanding the Essence Of Chiropractic - Dr. Jeanne Ohm
There is an inborn intelligence within all of us and we are connected with that intelligence in different levels of expression of being beside just physical. If we trust and respect each individual, the universe becomes friendly.
On this episode, we are here with Dr. Jeanne Ohm. She started her practice in 1981 with her husband, Dr. Thomas Ohm. She is the Executive Officer of the ICPA (International Chiropractic Pediatric Association), and the Editor of the Pathways to Family Wellness magazine.
Dr. Jeanne shares her knowledge on how to make it easier to understand that life expresses intelligence, and integrate it into the whole practice. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|May 09, 2018|
Getting Clear About Who You Want To Work With And What You Want - Dr. Louise Blair
Having a team can help you grow your practice but how do you find the right people for it? How do you make sure that your team grows and thrives together with the practice?
On this episode, we are here with Dr. Louise Blair. She has been in practice for almost 20 years and is practicing in Wellington, New Zealand. Previously, she served as the Vice-President of the NZ Chiropractors’ Association.
Dr. Louise talks about the importance of getting clear about who you want to work with and what you want. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|May 02, 2018|
Getting The Fire Back In Chiropractic - Dr. Max Saint-Denis
As chiropractors, we need positive energy in today’s society. However, day to day life can suck your energy up and that’s why being around with people that lift you up is important.
On this episode, we are here with Dr. Max Saint-Denis. He graduated from Life University in 2003. In 2005, when his father, Dr. Roger Saint-Denis passed away, he took over his practice. Despite growing up in the profession and attending Parker seminars, Dr. Max crashed and lost his fire in practice, which is the reason why he joined the Vitality Shift.
Dr. Max shares how the Vitality Shift has helped him lit his fire back and have deeper connections with people. Now, he is having fun in practice again. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|Apr 25, 2018|
Change Your Lifestyle through Sales - Melissa Krivachek
Melissa Krivachek says that sales is the only occupation that could fundamentally change the entire legacy of your family tree for generations. Thus, learning its dynamics and how to integrate them into your business is crucial.
Melissa has 23 years of sales experience and has won multiple awards. She is the author of seven bestselling books and runs The Millionaires Hot Seat podcast. Also, she is the current executive producer of The Ultimate Sales Summit, which will be held in October in Dallas.
On this episode, Melissa talks about what the word “sales” really mean. She also shares advice to rookies who don’t know how to do sales and to people who experience burnouts in their businesses. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/
|Apr 18, 2018|