Economic Turbulence

Posted by on Feb 14, 2008 in Article, Published Works

Economic Turbulence

How will it affect refractive surgery? The past 10 months have been full of dramatic headlines about the economy. Last spring, we started hearing about a crisis in the mortgage industry, and subprime loans became a familiar term to anyone keeping up with the daily news… Tags: Economy, surgery, Mortgage, Reports, Refractive surgery, Industry, Crisis, Price, time Download the full article   ...

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Ideas In Action: Pianos, Ice Cream and You

Posted by on Apr 21, 2007 in Blog

April 2007 Pianos, Ice Cream and You The big “E” The Fine Print     You might not have put this together, but Steinway (the legendary piano maker) and Cold Stone (the fast growing ice cream chain) have a lot more in common than many realize. Both have some unique approaches to satisfying customers and building their business brands. Both have built their reputations without advertising (one over the past 150 years, the during the past 5). Pianos, Ice Cream and You When you buy a Steinway, one of the benefits is that the company arranges a concert by a pianist in your...

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The LASIK Farmer

Posted by on Jan 1, 2002 in Article, Published Works

The LASIK Farmer

Don’t look to the economy for a bumper crop. I’ve been hearing a lot about LASIK volumes lately. Reports of surgeons ’monthly averages being off one third or even two thirds are not uncommon, a far cry from the rapid growth of the past few years. At the same time, the economy is teeter-tottering right before us. What’s going on here? Tags: time, Economy, surgeons, LASIK, Lasik volumes, Reports Download the full article   ...

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