In today’s episode, Kathy engages  with Dan Schacter, the CEO of Cosmetic Physician Partners (CPP). Dan, with his extensive background in accounting and finance, coupled with a wealth of entrepreneurial experience, shares invaluable insights garnered over the years. 


The episode explores the influential figures who shaped Dan’s journey and delves into the establishment and purpose of CPP. From advantages of scale to partnership incentives, Dan provides a unique perspective on its role versus private equity. The conversation deepens as they discuss essential questions to ask when considering a clinic sale or private equity involvement. No matter where you’re at with your own clinic, this is an exceptional episode to learn more about the industry.

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In today’s discussion:

Influential people and mentors
The path to success
CPP: what it is, what it’s not, and how it supports clinics
Questions to ask when considering private equity 
True partnership
Looking out for the interests of your team
Must have tools for clinics

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WE’RE BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER! Season 5 of the Making A (Multi) Million Dollar Medspa Podcast launches with a solo chat with your host, Kathy Taranto. In this vulnerable episode, Kathy shares her story and how it has influenced her purpose and the path to where she is today. Through taking inventory of your own goals and purpose, Kathy believes you can more effectively look into 2024 with focus and give the people in your life a more joyful, peaceful version of yourself. 

Kathy talks about her aesthetics training company, MINT Aesthetics. From its inception to today, she will share where her path converged with husband, Matt Taranto giving birth to the companies you know today: AesthetiCare Medspa and MINT Aesthetics. It’s the perfect kick off for a new season. Welcome back, listeners! We’ve missed you!

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In today’s discussion:

Setting your purpose
Building an ideal culture
“Aha” moments
Reframing the negative and shifting your perspective
Goals for 2024
History of MINT
Your MINT team
Group Training with MINT

 

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Join us for another episode of A Dr. Jay Burns Series on the Making A Multi Million Dollar Medspa Podcast!

On this insightful episode, it’s a family affair! We welcome Dr. Molly Austin, an accomplished dermatologist and the daughter of Dr. Jay Burns. Dr. Austin shares her journey into the medical field from her early days in dermatology to her experience in building her own clinic and incorporating aesthetics technology. The two discuss critical pieces of beginning a new practice, navigating new technology opportunities, and what she would change if she did it all again. All the while, listeners get a peek into the dynamic between a father and daughter both pursuing excellence in medicine and aesthetics.  Don’t miss out on Dr. Austin’s incredible episode!

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Discussion topics in this episode:

Key opinion leaders in aesthetics
Navigating a private equity sale
Starting your own practice
Influential people in life & work
A career in dermatology
Walking the line between dermatology & aesthetics
Demand for & purchasing new technology
7/47 study and retaining customers
Getting feedback from clients
Hardest things about running a clinic
Relationship between father/daughter in medicine

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Join us for another episode of A Dr. Jay Burns Series on the Making A Multi Million Dollar Medspa Podcast!

In this episode, Dr. Burns is joined by esteemed guest, Dr. Jason Pozner an accomplished practitioner in plastic surgery and medical aesthetics. The two discuss Dr. Pozner’s path to plastics including his experience in a range of surgical areas including general and microsurgery. They converse on the significance of stackable treatments, staying updated with technology, and share their experiences in addressing melasma with innovative methods. Dr. Pozner’s blend of medical wisdom, passion for new technology, and lively hobbies make for a great episode. 

Stay tuned until the end of the episode for a chatty surprise guest! 

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Discussion topics in this episode:

Family and upbringing
Working in general surgery, plastic surgery, and microsurgery
Greatest impacts in life and career
Exercise, hormones, & brain function
Clinic staffing
The importance of looking into all technology
Melasma: it’s difficulties and how to treat
Quick recoveries with better results
Favorite movies
Resetting in hobbies and interests

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Welcome back to A Dr. Jay Burns Series on the Making A Multi Million Dollar Medspa Podcast!

On this episode, Dr. Burns hosts an expert in dermatology and aesthetics, Dr. Vic Ross. Raised by a physician and engineer, Dr. Ross shares the journey that led to his career choice. The two delve into influential characters, the integration of laser technology in dermatology, and the use of combination treatments. The discussion also touches on differences in private practice versus larger corporations such as day-to-day activities and responsibilities. From pet peeves to family makeup, this conversation shared a great insight into Dr. Ross’s life and, ultimately, his success.

 

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Discussion topics in this episode:

Parent’s careers and impact

Influence of physics 

Working in a large vs private practice

Efficacy of combination treatments 

Icing and clobetasol to prevent PIH

The importance of measuring impedance

Beginning a medical career in the navy

Advancing technology

Handling difficult patients

Efficiency in the clinic

Hobbies, family, and beautiful San Diego

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Welcome to A Dr. Burns Series of the Making A Multi Million Dollar Medspa Podcast! We are confident that you will love this series and the collision of personal and professional. These guests are paving the way for aesthetics professionals to grow in their careers. By sharing their insights, we hope you feel empowered to take the next steps in your practice, adapt your settings, and improve treatment results.

In this episode, Dr. Jay Burns joins the podcast to kick off his A Dr. Burns Series. Dr. Burns and Kathy Taranto discuss the latest aesthetic treatments, their favorite technologies, and the importance of client comfort. The conversation highlights combo treatments, positive culture in the workplace, and shares insights on building a successful practice. Dr. Burns also shares the revolutionizing effects of a recent read: Building A StoryBrand by Donald Miller. Join us for a deep dive into the world of aesthetics and practice success with one of the industry’s most skilled and experienced professionals.

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Discussion topics in this episode:

Amazing Moxi results

Favorite projects

Stacking treatments/combination therapy

Keeping clients comfortable with Genius

Cultural/management tips & ideas

The importance of creating amazing work culture

Implementing change in an office

StoryBrand & its key points

Key to finding a successful manager

Cutting out what isn’t important

Treatments we love

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In this episode, Kathy and Nurse Practitioner, Meredith Keller delve into the often-taboo subject of female sexual health, shedding light on how diVa Vaginal Rejuvenation can bring about life-changing results. Join in as they discuss the roadblocks faced in identifying suitable candidates for diVa and exploring potential risks associated with the treatment. Meredith will share tips for incorporating diVa education into consultations and appointments, ensuring patients have a comprehensive understanding of the procedure. 

As demand for diVa continues to grow, we explore the reasons behind this trend, offering insights into the transformative potential of this innovative solution for female sexual health.

 

Hot topics in this episode:

  • The taboo topic of female sexual health 
  • How diVa can provide life-changing results
  • Roadblocks of identifying candidates for diVa
  • Risks of the treatment
  • Incorporating diVa education into consultations and appointments
  • Growth in demand of diVa

 

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Join us for an enriching episode where we explore the remarkable synergy between retail expertise and aesthetics management. In this conversation, Kathy hosts AesthetiCare Practice Manager, Rick Dunn to uncover the strategies and tactics that go into being a successful aesthetics manager. Rick shares a key to his success—a 30-year background in retail—and how it has contributed to his growth as a manager in medical aesthetics. 

From adeptly managing staff vacations to the importance of crafting comprehensive corrective treatment plans, this episode provides a captivating inside look at the strategies employed in our clinic. Don’t miss this compelling episode as we uncover the skills that have propelled Rick’s pursuit of excellence. 

Hot topics in this episode:

  • Utilizing retail/service industry experience in aesthetics clinics
  • The benefits of reporting off of the Adkins calendar
  • Managing staff vacation and time off 
  • Pitfalls of selling from your own pocketbook
  • The effects of consistency in within your practice
  • Providing full treatment plans then tailoring to clients
  • Making small improvements in your clinic to keep it fresh
  • Planning and building a new space
  • Considerations when moving to a new building

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Step into the latest episode where our management team delves deep into August 2022. This exciting month is packed with a treasure trove of insights, ranging from summer promotions, flash sales, and revamped pricing structures. Plus, our team shares a range of tactics to help you make the most of your connections with product reps. Matt and Rick discuss the difficulty of letting go of high revenue generators when they don’t align with the company culture. It’s an honest conversation about making hard decisions for the good of the collective group. 

Don’t miss out on this illuminating conversation as we pull back the curtain on our very own clinic, offering an exclusive window into the dynamic world of medical aesthetics management.

 

Hot topics in this episode:

  • Monthly growth report for Leawood and Liberty
  • Tighten & Tone bundle details for summer
  • Zero-clinic-cost Flash sale for Neurotoxins and Filler 
  • Working with your product and device reps
  • Updating your client on technology you’re vetting
  • Providing info to your front desk to improve calls
  • Maintaining SEO and your website
  • Making treatments special for customers
  • Ideas for blogs and boosting SEO
  • Get employee buy-in through leading by example
  • Setting expectations at hire
  • Letting good people go for the betterment of the whole

 

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Step into a BBL masterclass with Kathy Taranto in this clinical episode. Discover powerful insights to elevate your BBL treatments and take your business to new heights. From deciphering between BBL, FYBBL, and BBL HERO technologies to ensuring precise Fitzpatrick skin type choices, Kathy equips you with essential tools for success. Learn how to seamlessly integrate advanced BBL treatments, enhancing efficiency and efficacy. Don’t miss this treatment-packed chat to unlock the full potential of your BBL treatments!

Hot topics in this episode:

  • Choosing the correct Fitzpatrick Skin Type
  • Avoiding complication in BBL treatments
  • Benefits of BBL HERO
  • Achieving safe and thorough results
  • Transition from BBL to FYBBL to BBL HERO
  • Steps of BBL treatments and adding FYBBL or HERO
  • Treating with BBL in the summer

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