Leadership Tip: Know What You Don’t Know

By Marge Axelrad
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 8:30 AM Someone once gave me some good advice. He said, “Be confident about what you’ve learned. But try to understand what it is that you don’t know. That’s how you’ll really widen your understanding— and make better decisions.”

Overheard

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, January 19, 2015 7:31 PM “The best input I got researching Millennials? ‘You can’t fake it.’ Thanks, Julia Gogosha! Stay tuned to the Millennial Project in 2015 to learn how NOT to fake it.”

Overheard

By John Sailer
Monday, January 19, 2015 7:21 PM “Millennials have favorite brands, and your goal is to be a favorite brand, according to author Jeff Fromm.”

Overheard

By Andrew Karp
Monday, January 19, 2015 7:10 PM “Nearly seven in 10 (68 percent) Millennials report symptoms of digital eye strain and most own smartphones (84 percent), according to a new report by the Vision Council.”

Building Blocks to Succession: Passing on the Leadership Reins of Your Practice

By Michael Gorman
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM Dictators have no succession plans—they know that someday their people will rise up and replace them with another dictator.

Life With a Millennial

By Mary Kane
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM Understanding how a Millennial thinks is not always easy. Trust me, I’ve had first-hand experience trying to figure them out.

#WonderWomen: Accomplishment, Perseverance and Drive

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, December 29, 2014 12:00 AM When Vision Monday first inaugurated “The Most Influential Women in Optical” report in 2003, we were asked, and often, about why we felt the need to isolate the achievements of individual women in the field.

Building Blocks to Succession: Passing on the Leadership Reins of Your Practice

By Staff
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 2:26 PM Dictators have no succession plans—they know that someday their people will rise up and replace them with another dictator. There’s a lesson here for optometrists—don’t be a dictator in your office. It’s bad for office morale and won’t help you find a successor.

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00 AM “Grand Central Optical says ‘Use Them. Or Lose Them.’ Good advice to pass on to your patients as the year-end deadline for flex spending accounts nears.”

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By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00 AM “2014 may just be winding down but we’re already gearing up for big things to come in 2015! So definitely keep an eye out! (#SoPunny!)”

Overheard

By John Sailer
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00 AM “While 80 percent of Chinese students suffer from myopia, only 20 percent of Chinese citizens have access to proper eyecare, according to the Vision Impact Institute.”

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By Ashley Grohoski
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00 AM “Digitalization may be taking center stage in the industry, but digital leadership is not about command and control, but almost always about vision.”

The Five Most Ingenious Products of 2014

By Andrew Karp
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00 AM One of the best things about my job as lens and technology editor for VM and 20/20 Magazine is getting to learn about interesting new products.

Embracing Explanations And Inspiring Ideas

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 AM With the blizzard of business and corporate changes coming at the optical industry from pretty much every direction these days, it can be a daunting task for ECPs to concentrate on the basics of the business and remember that optical retail and vision care are fields which help millions of consumers and patients look good and see well.

Eyewear Vending? It Could Happen!

By John Sailer
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 AM For brick-and-mortar retailers who think e-tailing, showrooming and other forms of multichannel retailing are creating an unfair competitive environment, consider the possibility of eyewear vending machines. While
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