It's the time of year to reflect on the many things we are thankful for... As opticians, we can look to our profession for some of these: • Job Security- Opticians are in high demand throughout the country • Easy Access to Certification- ABO-NCLE has made certification much more accessible. • Resilience- Many opticians fared very well during the pandemic, and many have never been busier. • Strong Leadership - Nationally and locally, opticians maintain strong leadership, which offers support and protection.
Honored Fellow … Is It Right for You? Honored Fellow is an OAA member designation, a designation beyond a regular membership. Any individual member or member of an OAA State Association is invited to become an Honored Fellow. In addition to enjoying all of the many benefits that come with standard OAA membership, Honored Fellows set themselves apart with regard to commitment, status and additional opportunities.
It certainly felt like the earth shifted on its axis on or about March 13th, 2020. For me, that was the date that my business came to a screeching halt and my worries about the health and safety of my clients, my employees, and my family shot through the roof.
Earlier this month, The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Vision Expo, announced the decision to cancel Vision Expo West 2020, scheduled to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada from September 23-26.
My name is Brian Boddy and I am going to share some business tips/skills for surviving the current crisis we find ourselves facing. I survived the financial crisis of 2008, and these are some of the valuable lessons I learned that helped me rebound.
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