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On this episode we talk about the importance of time management and achieving a balance in your life as a physical therapist with work, home and others. My special guest is David Browder PT from Austin, Texas. He is an expert on sharing systems and very practical ideas that will make your life flow more smoothly and be better managed. David offers a wealth and knowledge in the arena of time management that produces more effective personal and business practices.
David is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy. He attended the Army Baylor School of Physical Therapy and served in the Air Force as a physical therapist for 10 years. After leaving the service he moved to Texas and took advantage of an opportunity to partner with some of his buddies at Texas Physical Therapy Specialists. David currently serves as the regional director and oversees the managers of the 10 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists clinics. He is also serves as the program director for Evidence in Motion’s Institute for Managerial Leadership and Executive Private Practice Management programs.
When it comes to wearing many hats and being organized using technology and time management skills David knows from experience. His passion to see others be successful and encouraged can be found through his blog and through his teaching. He offers very practical advice to other therapists through his Time Management Hacks for Physical Therapists as well as an eight week online management leadership course.
In this episode, here’s what we cover:
- Find time management tools that streamline your work and life
- Set healthy priorities and goals for yourself and others
- Manage the tension between professional and personal life
- Taming the whirlwind and the information flood
- The secret mission of Evidence in Motion- Disruption
- EIM’s new approach to PT residency programs
Resources we discuss:
- Nozbe Professional Task Management Software
- Evernote Free app for self organization to collect, find and present everything that matters
- David’s Time Management Hacks for Therapists
- The 4 Disciplines of Execution– Chris McChesney & Sean Covey
- David Browder’s Blog- Browdering.com
Wow! I was not expecting the visionary information about the new PT school model in this podcast. Very cool.
Me neither Sarah. The leaders at EIM are rocking it. They believe that wholesale changes in healthcare require innovative, disruptive changes in the rehab industry.
In order for our professions to stay relevant and competitive all aspects of the therapy industry are open to change. That includes the professional education model. No sacred cows!
Do you see any movements of this type in OT schools?