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Why do you own your pharmacy?

Do you know why you are in business? Sometimes you get asked a simple question that really stumps you, where you really struggle for a genuine answer. For me that happened early in the Peak life. Someone asked me “Why are you in business? What is your purpose?”. Such a simple question, yet deceptively difficult.…
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Why should you create your perfect pharmacy?

Have you ever stopped to consider if anything was possible, what your perfect pharmacy would look like? Now we all know there is no such thing as a perfect pharmacy. Every business has its strengths and weaknesses both good points and bad points. But have you ever dreamt of what your business could become if…
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End the Doctor vs Pharmacy Turf War

End the Doctor vs Pharmacy Turf War. Collaboration between pharmacies and doctors is a truly undervalued resource in the world of pharmacy. In my opinion, I see it as one of the greatest opportunities. Am I right to say that both professions exist for the same purpose and that is to improve the health of…
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Early Bird gets the Worm | Setting Yourself up for a Successful 2018

Early bird gets the worm | Setting yourself up now for a Successful 2018 With the busy holiday season fast approaching, now is the time for pharmacies to start thinking about their goals for the upcoming year. It is not the time to switch off but to start setting targets for 2018. The pharmacy industry…
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The Most Common Mistake Nearly All Pharmacies are Making

The Most Common Mistake Nearly All Pharmacies are Making.  As an owner of a business one of the skills you need is the ability to identify what you’re good at and what you’re not. Being honest with yourself and being smart about how you use your time and money is a constant decision making process.…
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Pharmacy | Are you Bold enough to Dream?

Are you Bold Enough to Dream? I have spoken to many pharmacy owners, and one common thing that surprises me is not many can answer the question “Where are you going to be in 3 years time?”. There are not many pharmacy businesses that have a well defined vision, goals and dreams. As you may…
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10 Tips For Buying Your First Pharmacy

10 Tips for Buying Your First Pharmacy Previous blogs we have talked about the issues you need to contend with when buying a pharmacy (So You Want to Buy a Pharmacy? and Pharmacy Partnerships – What you need to Know). For most young pharmacist’s keen on ownership, the most common and likely affordable entry point…
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