Optician Success 63
Weekly nuggets of random goodness,
Right on Track, Is That Gonna Get You Back?
“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”
— Will Rogers
Formal education will make you a living, but self-education will make you a life.
Emotion(s) In Motion
If you’re able to show that you can manage your emotions (especially when everyone else is losing their cool), collaborate with a variety of people, listen well, and offer constructive feedback [bitching on FB does not count], you’ll be way ahead of the curve
Will To Power
Customer or Patient? The eternal debate, but the answer is simple. It all comes down to who you want to have the power.
All I Wanna Do
Numerous studies have shown that two things determine retail success:
- The time shoppers spend in the store
- The extent of interaction customers have with the store personnel and merchandise
So, the more time customers spend in your store, the greater the shopper interaction and engagement, the higher your sales.
From beer to beauty, artisan products—goods made in small batches to reflect high-quality craftsmanship and care—are extremely popular among consumers right now. Unlike mainstream and mass-produced products, artisan products represent unique, affordable luxuries made with mastery.
To set yourself apart, you should not only embrace the artisan nature of independent frame
Here Comes The Rain Again
The devastation from Hurricane Harvey has been unfathomable.
In some locations, Harvey dropped over 51” of rain.
Almost a quarter of a million people are still without power.
30,000 people are in shelters.
Here’s a story from a local optician:
“I as many other people lost everything, furniture, appliances,
Thank God nothing happened to my business we will start again God is merciful 😭😭
Thank you for your support to all of you.
This is only one of THOUSANDS of stories. Help the Certified Optician’s Association of Texas gather funds to support their fellow local opticians. Even if it’s only $5. Every little bit helps.
And now here comes Irma.
Irma is the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic, setting off earthquake seismometers, and bigger than the State of Ohio.
Video Of The Week - From The Greatest Hits Collection
John is still on vacation this week, so we go back to vault one more time with What Is Prism? Enjoy this detailed, illustrated, explanation of how and why a prism is used to correct vision problems.
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I hope you enjoyed this issue of Optician Success.
Until next time,
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