September 2020

How to Think Like a Business Owner: A Conversation with Theresa Richard and Jena Castro-casbon

Theresa Richard is a SLP, founder of Mobile FEES, the Medical SLP Collective and host of the Swallow Your Pride Podcast. Theresa and I have been friends for years and I had her on to have a conversation about business and our mindset as two successful business owners. We talk a lot about the analysis paralysis that many people face when starting their private practice and why you should just commit and do it. We also chat about why mistakes are a great learning experience, how now is a great tim […]

Building His Empire: David’s Story

David Dean CCC-SLP is a private practitioner who has been building his practice with early intervention contracts through regional centers. He started his business after moving to California and is now working to build his empire. David explains what his work looks like on a day-to-day basis and how he’s structured his business for growth and flexibility. David and I are similar in that we both believe that there are enough clients to go around. I just love his abundance mindset and his attitu […]

From Schools to SNFs to Her Own School Contracts: Meet Tamala Close, Founder of SLP Private Practice in Color

Tamala Close is a private practice owner and the founder of SLP Private Practice in Color. She got her start as a SLPA for a speech-language pathologist and decided to go back to school to pursue a path as a SLP.We talk about how she decided to start her private practice and what ultimately led her to start her community, SLP Private Practice in Color to help fill the void for practitioners of color who want additional education and resources to starting their own private practice.What we discus […]