The SLP Entrepreneur: The Speech-Language Pathologist’s Guide to Private Practice and Other Business Ventures
Sonia Sethi Kohli, Adrienne Wallace
Details: 309 pages, B&W, Softcover, 7" x 10"
© 2023 | Available
This resource-packed, functional, and inspirational professional guidebook provides SLPs and related professionals, such as physical therapists, occupational therapists, and psychologists, with a go-to manual for their ambitions of entrepreneurship. The SLP Entrepreneur: The Speech-Language Pathologist’s Guide to Private Practice and Other Business Ventures provides a practical blueprint for professionals who are interested in starting their own business or expanding their current business model. Utilizing the co-authors’ extensive clinical, corporate, and mentoring expertise, this text sets readers up for personal and professional success by offering user-friendly and meaningful tools.
Unlike traditional “how-to” manuals, The SLP Entrepreneur takes readers on a journey from their vision of starting a business to making it a reality. This book is filled with functional resources, checklists, and self-guided exercises that will equip new and seasoned SLPs with the tools to be successful entrepreneurs. This must-have handbook inspires the reader to think outside the box and create dynamic new business opportunities that challenge the status quo. As an added bonus, the authors have included interviews and profiles from over 35 SLP entrepreneurs and other related business professionals. This book will guide you through mindset shifts, provide you with tangible steps related to operating or expanding any business, and ease you into the transformation from a clinical professional to an entrepreneur.
- Unlike other books on this topic, this book provides a wide variety of business ideas for aspiring SLP entrepreneurs
- Startup advice from SLP entrepreneurs, as well as professionals in marketing, finance, and entrepreneurship
- 25+ printable templates on the PluralPlus online companion website
- Easy to read with actionable steps to start your dream business
- A full chapter devoted to marketing, including how to identify your target audience, design a website, and leverage social media
Chapter 1. Embarking on the Journey of Entrepreneurship: Getting Ready to Take the First Step
Chapter 2. Establishing a Framework for Your Business: Creating your Mission, Vision, and Business Plan
Chapter 3. Thinking Like an SLP Entrepreneur: Mindset Matters Related to Executive Presence and Self-Care
Chapter 4. Building a Traditional Private Practice: Elements of a Conventional Practice
Chapter 5. Venturing Into Alternative Business Endeavors: Opportunities for Expansion and Creative Ways to Capitalize Your SLP Expertise
Chapter 6. Marketing Your Business: An Introduction to Marketing, Networking, and Branding
Chapter 7. Sustaining Your Business Practices and Cultivating Long-Term Growth
Chapter 8. Looking Ahead and Learning from Established SLP Entrepreneurs: Inspirational Stories and Profiles of Successful SLP Entrepreneurs
Purchase of The SLP Entrepreneur: The Speech-Language Pathologist’s Guide to Private Practice and Other Business Ventures comes with access to supplementary resources on a PluralPlus companion website.
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