Summary of the 2022 Ophthalmic Business and Leadership Trends Survey
The 3rd edition of the Ophthalmic Business and Leadership Trends Survey was launched in May 2022 in collaboration with the Fundingsland Group. This comprehensive survey assessed the current opinions and business practices of professionals across the ophthalmic industry and had more than 200 respondents including OWL members, practicing doctors, practice administrators/CEOs, and members of the ophthalmic/optometric industry. Similar surveys were conducted… Read More
Nominations Now Open for 2022 OWL Leadership Awards
It’s time to honor your peers who are advancing diversity in leadership.OWL is pleased to accept nominations for the 2022 OWL Awards! Awards: VISIONARY AWARD OWL’s Visionary Award honors an individual who has paved the way for diversity in their field through significant achievement. Nominees should have demonstrated leadership in their field throughout their careers…. Read More
OWL’s 2022 Business & Leadership
Make Your Voice Heard! Participate in our Ophthalmic Business and Leadership Trends Survey for 2022! This 5-minute survey will help us assess current opinions and business practices of professionals across the ophthalmic industry. The results will be published later this year and compared against feedback from previous surveys. As added motivation to take the survey,… Read More
OWL’s First Leadership Summit!
On February 3-4, 2022, OWL held its inaugural Leadership Summit, sponsored by Zeiss. A group of leaders from across ophthalmology gathered at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, CA, to brush up their leadership skills, learn new tactics, and network with their peers. Addressing topics such as negotiation skills, making an impact beyond your job title, navigating… Read More
Join OWL in SightLife’s Mission in Motion Three-Day Challenge!
In honor of Eye Donation Month, OWL and our partners, SightLife and ZEISS, invite you to join the inaugural Mission in Motion Three-Day Challenge (November 13-15) to raise awareness and support for the 12.7 million men, women, and children worldwide who suffer needlessly from corneal blindness. The Mission in Motion Three-Day Challenge encourages participants to join our Community of Compassion by lacing up your shoes, hoping on a bike, jumping in the water, playing tag with your kids or grandkids, turning your knitting… Read More
Become An OWL Ambassador!
OWL is grateful to have the support of its members to progress its programs and events, ultimately towards the goal of advancing diversity in leadership in ophthalmology. We’d like to introduce you to OWL’s Ambassador Program. Starting this Fall, OWL members who have volunteered in the past or who volunteer at future OWL events will… Read More
SoCal Chapter Kicks Off 2019 Events
Oh what a night! Thank you to everyone who attended Tuesday’s first OWL SoCal chapter meeting of 2019! Over 40 attendees joined us at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at UCI to network and gather pearls of wisdom from Regulatory & Quality industry leaders Denise McEachern (STAAR Surgical), and Bob Lundberg (Presbia) on the topic: … Read More
The Art of Networking | An Interview with Craig Simak, Co-founder of OIS
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Nominations Now Open for 2018 OWL Awards
It’s time to honor your peers who are advancing diversity in leadership. OWL is pleased to accept nominations for the 2018 OWL Awards: Awards VISIONARY AWARD – Sponsored by Ziemer OWL’s Visionary Award honors an individual who has paved the way for diversity in their field through significant achievement. Nominees should have demonstrated leadership in… Read More
Tips for Tackling DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS By Marsha D. Link, PhD
Tips for Tackling DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS By Marsha D. Link, PhD Outstanding leaders exhibit a variety of characteristics and skills. Among these are the ability to create and implement a vision, inspire others, take calculated risks, behave ethically, think boldly, and so on. For many leaders, it is early in their careers when they are faced… Read More