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The Vitality Shift for Chiropractors

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Welcome to The Vitality Shift Podcast for chiropractors, hosted by Dr. Don MacDonald. On this podcast, you will find a mix of interviews with thought leaders, best selling authors, and Chiropractors from around the world. All designed to inspire you, challenge you and help you get the most out of practice and life.

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Welcome to The Vitality Shift Podcast for chiropractors, hosted by Dr. Don MacDonald. On this podcast, you will find a mix of interviews with thought leaders, best selling authors, and Chiropractors from around the world. All designed to inspire you, challenge you and help you get the most out of practice and life.

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Dr. Don Rocks!

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So grateful for his fresh approach! Underdog Curse changed how I practice

Awesome!

By chiro rhonda - Apr 29 2018
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Everyone needs to listen! Great info!!!!

iTunes Ratings

89 Ratings
Average Ratings
70
2
0
1
16

Dr. Don Rocks!

By Dr. McCauley - May 07 2018
Read more
So grateful for his fresh approach! Underdog Curse changed how I practice

Awesome!

By chiro rhonda - Apr 29 2018
Read more
Everyone needs to listen! Great info!!!!
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The Vitality Shift for Chiropractors

Latest release on Sep 23, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Change Your Lifestyle through Sales - Melissa Krivachek

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Melissa Krivachek says that sales is the only occupation that could fundamentally change the entire legacy of your family tree for generations. Thus, learning its dynamics and how to integrate them into your business is crucial.

Melissa has 23 years of sales experience and has won multiple awards. She is the author of seven bestselling books and runs The Millionaires Hot Seat podcast. Also, she is the current executive producer of The Ultimate Sales Summit, which will be held in October in Dallas.

On this episode, Melissa talks about what the word “sales” really mean. She also shares advice to rookies who don't know how to do sales and to people who experience burnouts in their businesses. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

Apr 18 2018

41mins

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Rank #2: Getting The Fire Back In Chiropractic - Dr. Max Saint-Denis

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As chiropractors, we need positive energy in today’s society. However, day to day life can suck your energy up and that’s why being around with people that lift you up is important.

On this episode, we are here with Dr. Max Saint-Denis. He graduated from Life University in 2003. In 2005, when his father, Dr. Roger Saint-Denis passed away, he took over his practice. Despite growing up in the profession and attending Parker seminars, Dr. Max crashed and lost his fire in practice, which is the reason why he joined the Vitality Shift.

Dr. Max shares how the Vitality Shift has helped him lit his fire back and have deeper connections with people. Now, he is having fun in practice again. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

Apr 25 2018

54mins

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Rank #3: Being Mindful - Vikki Kelly

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Our ability to pay attention has atrophied because of the way that we live our lives and thus learning how to be present and mindful is crucial so we can make better decisions and be in a state of homeostasis.

On this episode, we are with Vikki Kelly. She’s a mother of three kids, a business owner, a director, a speaker, and is passionate about helping people understand the importance of mindfulness and meditation.

Vikki shares tips on how we can start being more present and how it can change your life and your practice. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

Jun 20 2018

52mins

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Rank #4: Staying Connected With Yourself - Dr. Tiffany Johnson

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Before you can be connected with your practice members, your team, your family, and everything else, you have to be first connected with yourself and grounded.

On this episode, we are here with Dr. Tiffany Johnson. She graduated from Northwestern Chiropractic and has been in practice for 12 years. Also, she is a mom of two adorable kids.

Dr. Tiffany shares her experience of how she ran into a Board issue and how she accepted the full suspension, probation, and monitoring so she can start to heal and move past it. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

Jul 25 2018

54mins

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Rank #5: Selling Chiropractic Instead Of Yourself As The Chiropractor - Dr. Donald Francis

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Selling yourself as the chiropractor, building a practice which is all about you, and hiring an associate into that practice is a good recipe for trouble.

On this episode, we’re here with Dr. Donald Francis who has been in practice for nine years. He’s a former soldier and was an officer in the Royal Regiment Artillery for almost 12 years. He went to Palmer University when he was 32 years old and graduated in 2009. Now, he runs the fastest growing Chiropractic Clinic in the Scottish Borders that utilizes the Sacro Occipital Technique.

Dr. Donald talks about the one thing he would change on day one of his practice if he could go back in time now. It is that he would start selling chiropractic. He also shares how chiropractors can create a great environment for their associate colleagues and the importance of being able to communicate to your practice members what you are trying to do. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

Jun 06 2018

55mins

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Rank #6: Increasing Financial Literacy - Jonathan Gold

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Dr. Demartini who is one of my mentors said that one of the best things chiropractors could do to be better chiropractors and to help chiropractic, in general, is to become more financially stable. If we’re more financially stable, everything we do is from a state of purpose.

On this episode, we are here with Jonathon Gold. He completed a Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Finance in Concordia University in Montreal. He is the founder of Gold Investment Management, a company that is focused on one thing and that is investment counsel.

Jonathon talks about investment and the fallacies associated with it. He also emphasizes the importance of not only paying your debt off but also saving early and investing. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

Jul 18 2018

28mins

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Rank #7: Transitioning Into A Vitalistic Practice - Dr. Danny Constable

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Chiropractic is not a numbers game. The number of patients you see and the amount of money you earn don’t matter. Chiropractic is about helping people reach their full potential.

On this episode, we are with Dr. Danny Constable. He graduated from Palmer University in 2000 and now runs a successful practice in Germany.

Dr. Danny talks about the difference between the mechanistic practice and vitalistic practice and the reason why he converted his practice into the latter. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

Jun 27 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #8: Uncover Your Gift - Philip McKernan

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Everyone has a gift and it is your choice whether to share it with the world. However, that gift lies right next to our greatest pain and most of us are afraid to deep dive into it.

Today’s guest is Philip McKernan. He is a speaker, writer, and filmmaker. He has also worked with the Canadian Olympic Team and The Pentagon. He helps people transform their personal and professional lives, so they feel more aligned with their purpose.

On this episode, he talks about how we can uncover our gift or our truth and be aligned in our work, in ourselves, and in our relationships. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

May 23 2018

52mins

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Rank #9: Finding Out What Your Real Target Is In Practice - Dr. Otto Janke

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Any time Dr. Otto Janke has been burned out is because he lost his way and took his eye off his real target in practice. He pissed away a fortune on things that started taking him away from his gifts but soon, he realized that mistake and learned from it.

On this episode, we are here with Dr. Otto. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1992 and has been in practice for more than 26 years. He shares the importance of focusing on your goal and your gifts and how it can help you stay on track. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

Jun 13 2018

54mins

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Rank #10: Being More Certain About Vitalistic Chiropractic Through Research - Dr. Kelly Holt

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Research states that subluxation is real, it does exist, and it affects the way our nervous system functions.

On this episode, we are here with Dr. Kelly Holt. He graduated in 1999 from New Zealand College and has been doing full-time research since 2009. He has been creating research that more vitalistic chiropractors can use.

Dr. Kelly talks about how he started getting interested in research, and how vitalistic research made him feel more certain about chiropractic. He also shares how chiropractors who are interested in doing some research can get started. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

May 16 2018

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Rank #11: Expanding the Essence Of Chiropractic - Dr. Jeanne Ohm

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There is an inborn intelligence within all of us and we are connected with that intelligence in different levels of expression of being beside just physical. If we trust and respect each individual, the universe becomes friendly.

On this episode, we are here with Dr. Jeanne Ohm. She started her practice in 1981 with her husband, Dr. Thomas Ohm. She is the Executive Officer of the ICPA (International Chiropractic Pediatric Association), and the Editor of the Pathways to Family Wellness magazine.

Dr. Jeanne shares her knowledge on how to make it easier to understand that life expresses intelligence, and integrate it into the whole practice. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

May 09 2018

42mins

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Rank #12: Getting Clear About Who You Want To Work With And What You Want - Dr. Louise Blair

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Having a team can help you grow your practice but how do you find the right people for it? How do you make sure that your team grows and thrives together with the practice?

On this episode, we are here with Dr. Louise Blair. She has been in practice for almost 20 years and is practicing in Wellington, New Zealand. Previously, she served as the Vice-President of the NZ Chiropractors’ Association.

Dr. Louise talks about the importance of getting clear about who you want to work with and what you want. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

May 02 2018

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Rank #13: Asking The Right Questions - Brandi MacDonald

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Everything you talk about in your practice is directly related to what you believe in chiropractic and if you’re not aligned with your concepts, it’s hard to ask the right questions and to understand what’s really going on with the person who comes into your office.

On this episode, we are here with Brandi MacDonald. She talks about what the most important concepts are and shares different scenarios to help us understand those so we can help people achieve their true potential.

Aside from learning those concepts, it is also crucial to learn how to communicate those concepts to your practice members, and to connect to who they are and what their potential is. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

Jul 04 2018

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Rank #14: What Does Money Have To Do With It - Brandi MacDonald

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People have so much emotion around money so we can never have an objective conversation about it. When chiropractors aren’t able to talk about money, it creates this challenge which prevents them from serving more people.

On this episode, we are here with Brandi MacDonald to talk about what money has to do with what we learned as kids and what we believe about ourselves.

When we realize that everything we are doing is just patterned behavior, we can always change the situation that we’re in. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

May 30 2018

1hr 11mins

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Rank #15: Making A Commitment To Chiropractic - Dr. Ron Oberstein

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Shedding the husk that's on us and taking from above down inside out that you're going to create a big impact is a big part to being able to make a difference and give, do, love, and serve better.

On this episode, we are here with Dr. Ron Oberstein. He graduated from Life Chiropractic College, which is now Life University, in 1981 and is the current President of Life West. Dr. Ron has been in practice for 37 years and his goal is to spread the chiropractic message and get the world under chiropractic care.

Dr. Ron shares how chiropractors can enrich themselves so they can fulfill their mission, which is changing the world through chiropractic. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

Jul 11 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #16: Creating Ease In Your Life - Dr. Peter Amlinger

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Sometimes we are at crossroads of what we really want to do with our life or what our purpose is. For some who have found their purpose, they are fortunate.

One way to know if what we’re doing is right is if it creates a sense of ease in ourselves. Everything becomes easier because it has become your passion.

On this episode, we have Dr. Peter Amlinger. Dr. Peter Amlinger graduated at the top of his class from CMCC in 1985, and has maintained a family oriented principle based practice in Mississauga since that time.

Dr. Peter talks about how got into chiropractic and his experiences. He also shares how it was easy for him to dedicate his life to the principle, to the profession and to the humanity. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

Oct 31 2018

1hr 1min

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Rank #17: Pursuing Chiropractic - Dr. Frank Vaught

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Struggles and hardships are always present whenever pursuing a career. There comes a point in your journey where you feel that you are astray but never lose faith. Focus on your goals and believe in what you are doing for you will reap the rewards of your hard work.

On this episode, we have Dr. Frank Vaught Jr. He is the founder and owner of Health on Earth Wellness Centers. Dr. Vaught is a community leader for personal health and wellness, and an inspirational speaker.

Dr. Frank talks about how he got into chiropractic and his experiences starting out in the business. He also shares how he’s mentoring other chiropractors. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

Oct 17 2018

42mins

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Rank #18: Starting the Journey to Chiropractic - Dr. Patrick McMahon

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Starting out in an industry is never easy. There will always be hardships and struggles. It goes with the saying that “Success doesn’t happen overnight”. We may experience that everything that we hoped and planned for didn’t follow through. Learn from the struggles and then re-invent it.

On this episode, we have Dr. Patrick McMahon. He graduated at Parker University in 2002 with a Bachelor in Science in Human Anatomy, Chiropractic. He’s one of the founders of Syntropy Chiropractic Training.

Dr. Patrick talks about how he was introduced to Chiropractic and shares his journey in this profession. He also gives helpful tips to those who are starting out in the Chiropractic industry. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

Oct 10 2018

39mins

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Rank #19: Leading A Conversation - Brandi MacDonald

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How do we lead a conversation?

Not many people have the skill to lead a conversation. Leading a conversation does not only pertain on how to lead conversation but also on how not to stomp conversation.

For someone to have this skill is a great advantage however it takes time and experience to acquire it. Once this skill is practiced, it can definitely bring good results not only to one’s profession but also for personal development.

On this episode, we have Brandi MacDonald. She talks about steps that can help in successfully leading a conversation and how it can help the profession, especially for chiropractors. She shares that the biggest trait in leading a conversation is confidence and how psychological comfort is provided to people when confidence is displayed. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

Oct 03 2018

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Rank #20: Changing Lives By Restoring The Curve - Dr. Michael Hall

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Technology isn't all bad but if that’s all we do, we're going to have troubles.

Forward head posture is one of the most common musculoskeletal disorders associated with the use of imaging devices and when the head goes forward, chest expansion diminishes, which puts you at risk of a number of diseases.

On this episode, we are here with one of my mentors, Dr. Michael Hall.

Dr. Michael talks about how correlated our cervical spine health is to our physiology and mental health, and that when we can restore the curve, we can also restore lives. Get all the resources for this episode and listen to more at http://www.drdonmacdonald.com/

Aug 29 2018

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