You Are At War With Amazon

Optician Success 52 In celebration of one full year of Optician Success (no small accomplishment for someone with the attention span of a goldfish!), I am traveling with my son to see U2. So, this week I’m going to keep it short.   You Are At War With Amazon Can you...

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Reinventing Retail

Optician Success 51   In life, it doesn’t matter what happens to you or where you came from. It matters what you do with what happens and what you’ve been given. And the only way you’ll do something spectacular is by using it all to your advantage. -Ryan Holiday  ...

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People DO Care About More Than Price

Optician Success 50 “People Only Care About Price” I get it. People continually coming into your store to get measurements or frame information only to go buy their eyewear online can be frustrating and lead you think that the only thing people care about is...

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Toxic People And Warby Parker

Optician Success 48 “Choose not to be harmed—and you won’t feel harmed. Don’t feel harmed—and you haven’t been.”  - Marcus Aurelius How To Deal With Toxic People At Work My wife, a teacher, often hears the excuse, “But, he made me do it.” to which she responds, “No...

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Life Is Pain Highness

Optician Success 48   “The pain is a kind of challenge your mind presents — will you learn how to focus and move past boredom, or like a child will you succumb to the need for immediate pleasure and distraction?” — Robert Greene   Nobody Likes To Feel Pain Why would...

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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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