Tips for Achieving Success in Your Independent Pharmacy

Achieving success as an independent pharmacy is not walk in the park! It takes grit, determination, and business savvy. A recent article published by Pharmacy Owners offers a breakdown of four business skills that successful independent pharmacists have generally mastered.

  1. Failure – Though perhaps counterintuitive, the ability to face failure—and learn from it—is a key to success. Experiencing failure but recovering from it, rather than simply giving up, helps business owners to develop valuable skills, such as resourcefulness and flexibility.
  2. Perseverance – Successful business owners are stubborn. In the face of adversity, you must develop a resolution to not give up. The author emphasizes the importance of having like-minded colleagues who will empower one another through difficult times.
  3. Mentors – Strive to develop a network of trusted peers to advise and help guide you. You may be an independent pharmacy, but these types of mentoring relationships can be the key to your success.
  4. Innovation – Successful pharmacy owners are constantly working to improve. Don’t become stagnant—you should always be seeking opportunities for expanding and developing.

To read the article in full, visit Pharmacy Owners.