AHCL Thought of the Day: Balance Keepers

January 25, 2013

Some years ago, the New York Times sent a reporter to interview Mr. Roebuck (of Sears-Roebuck fame) on his ninetieth birthday. Since the focus of the interview was on Mr. Roebuck’s birthday, the reporter began by asking, “To what do you attribute your longevity and good health?”


AHCL Thought of the Day: What We Can Learn From The Early Colonists

January 24, 2013

The early colonists (1607) fought against disease, starvation, the cold of winter and often the hostile Indians. When it became apparent that having everyone contribute what they could produce to a common storehouse was not generating adequate food, Governor William Bradford gave each man a plot of ground which he was free to till as […]


NTC Texas Announces Partnership with American Healthcare Lending

New joint partnership provides patient friendly options for financing healthcare procedures. Las Colinas, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 NTC Texas, a payment processor representing revenue-cycle solutions throughout the United States has signed a joint partnership with American Healthcare Lending, a healthcare financing company dedicated to the financial success of every practice.


AHCL Thought of the Day: Maybe You Never Had It So Good

January 22, 2013

Sometimes when you are trying to solve a particularly difficult problem, or you are having a challenging day, you may wonder if there isn’t a better way to make a living. Keep this story in the desk drawer for such an occasion: In a small farm community, a man decided that because he had worked […]


ACHL Thought of the Day: The Success Formula for Any Job

January 17, 2013

Our expectation of results of what others do and even what we ourselves accomplish determines what it means to be successful. If what happens falls short of what we expect, we are disappointed. If, on the other hand, what happens meets our expectations, or even better, exceeds them, we define the outcome as successful. So […]


AHCL Thought of the Day: Understanding the Learning Curve

When one man was fulfilling a life-long desire to fly, he had an interesting experience which caused him to appreciate the so-called learning curve. All during pilot-training one summer as he went enthusiastically out to the small airfield to have his lesson, he sensed that his progress seemed slower than others he observed. He began […]


AHCL Thought of the Day: Getting What Your Heart Desires

January 16, 2013

You may remember psychologist Dr. John Gray, or at least you remember his book, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus. He believes that nearly anyone can get what he/she wants if three elements are present. They are (1) Desire for more in our lives, (2) Confidence that we can get what we want, […]


AHCL Thought of the Day – The Ultimate Do-It-Yourself

January 14, 2013

Nobody can motivate anybody else. The best leader or peer can only help people to motivate themselves. The psychologists say that there are three basic means by which people are motivated: compliance, identification, and internalization. Compliance is for amateurs. Most of us are inclined to try to get people to behave by offering them some […]



January 11, 2013

There are always so many things demanding time and attention that deliberately setting out to have a little recreation is often a difficult discipline. If you have this problem, you may benefit from the advice of a psychologist who knows why play has a great payoff. Here’s the list of reasons to escape to the […]


AHCL Thought of the Day: Make Yourself Feel Good

January 10, 2013

Take it easy and make yourself feel good. Here are six techniques for nudging out bad moods and replacing them with good moods: Take at least five minutes of break time to do something relaxing and different– chat with a friend, or read briefly from an interesting book. Take a ten minute walk outside or […]


AHCL Thought of the Day – SUCCESS SKILLS

January 9, 2013

These are the characteristics of successful people according to Daniel Goleman, former brain sciences editor of the New York Times. These are the skills or character traits successful people have according to Mr. Goleman: PEOPLE SKILLS: The art of getting along with people in everyday contact is far more important than raw intelligence. Studies at […]


AHCL Thought of the Day: Stop Managing and Start Leading

January 8, 2013

If it is your job to be a manager of an office, business or even a family, it might be well to consider the advice of Jack Welch, who successfully managed General Electric for over 17 years. Here are some of his secrets of successful management: Consider change an everyday process. Keep looking for better […]


AHCL Thought of the Day: What Do You Know and What Do You Want to Know?

January 7, 2013

We can all remember early school days when the challenge was to memorize and retain information long enough to get it back on the test paper. Today you can choose almost entirely what you will take the time to learn if you first remember that your knowledge is relatively little compared to all that there […]


AHCL Thought of the Day: What to do About Intuition

January 4, 2013

It’s just a feeling you have that something is wrong but you don’t know what. We all have these feelings and that’s why you may be interested in the explanation of the reasons for them that was written by Dr. Martin Groder, a psychiatrist and business consultant from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He says intuition […]


AHCL Thought of the Day – What You Think May Be A Matter of Life or Death

January 3, 2013

How many times have you heard, “You are what you think,” or the Biblical version, “As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he?” I have a friend who says if that were true, he’d be Miss America. While you are debating the truth of the statement, consider the research done by the psychologists. […]