Are You Really Passionate About Optical?

Optician Success 47   The reason it's difficult to learn something new is that it will change you into someone who disagrees with the person you used to be. And we're not organized for that. The filter bubble and our lack of curiosity about the unknown are forms of...

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How To Win At Life: A Gamer’s Philosophy

Optician Success 46   How To Win At Life: A Gamer’s Philosophy Level 1 – Find food; find a bed to sleep in at night Level 2 – Know you’re not going to die Level 3 – Find your people Level 4 – Do something that’s important and valuable to both yourself and others Level...

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How To Find Rock Star Passion

Optician Success 44 Meet Joey King, A Rock Star Optician I’m optimistic about the future of our business because technology is ever-changing and constantly evolving. A new lens type seems to be released every other week. Sometimes we may feel like we’re fighting a...

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You’ll Be Sayin’ Wow

Optician Success 43     There’s No Eye in Team As an optician you most likely have to work as part of a team. You also probably know that true, effective teamwork can be hard to achieve. To build a more cohesive, effective team it’s good know the reasons why teamwork...

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The Answer To Life The Universe And Everything

Optician Success 42   The One Thing That Separates The Successful from The Average In every organization, there are people (usually the majority) who are relatively easy to replace, but there are a select few who definitely are not.   Get Smarter, Hurry Your future is...

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Answering Your Questions

Optician Success 41   Video Training Of The Week This week, John answers your question! What is Toric Transposition and How Is It Done? with 9 Quick Examples. We don’t plan on stopping with these videos anytime soon. We’ll cover much more of the basics and get into...

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Brace Yourselves

Optician Success 40     Winter Is Coming VA law allows for online Rxs. As technology marches foward, no matter how much members of the profession complain or even lobby, don’t think things are ultimately ever going back.       Will You Be Ready? Millions will lose...

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Forensic Optician CSI: Do You Have What It Takes?

Optician Success 39 Thank You! I’d like to start by thanking you for subscribing to our new YouTube channel. You’ve raised our subscription numbers high enough to qualify for a super-fancy, custom URL, which is now: https://www.youtube.com/c/laramykoptical If you...

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Optician Training On YouTube

Optician Success 38   Free optician training is now available on our YouTube channel. so check it out! If you enjoy these free videos, please, go to YouTube and subscribe here so, 1) You don’t miss out on a single new lesson and 2) YouTube values subscriptions, so it...

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Opticians: The Rodney Dangerfield of Optical?

Optician Success 37   Opticians: The Rodney Dangerfield of Optical? Eyewear sales make up well over half of all revenue in the eyecare industry. So, why is it then that opticians receive so little in the way of compensation and respect? Could it be, they’re playing in...

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The Nuclear Wallow Cost

Optician Success 36     How Complaining Rewires Your Brain - The Nuclear Wallow Cost   If I have any regret in life, it would have to be how I have handled myself in certain less-than-ideal work environments. Most notably, the six years I spent in the Navy as nuclear...

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You Can’t Beat Them, So Should You Join Them?

Optician Success 35 You Can’t Beat Them, So Should You Join Them? I got an interesting email from Robert this week. He made some valid points as to why he thinks it’s foolish for independents not to carry big brands. I started to write back, but instead I told him,...

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