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A Successful Pharmacy Junior Partnership: 3 Things Learned

Posted by David Plaisance on Mon, Nov 25, 2013 @ 12:47 PM

Except for the people living under a rock for the past 30 years, most have heard the saying "no need to recreate the wheel" or "learn from other's mistakes."  There is a tremendous amount of wisdom in these sayings if you can apply them to your situation.  The great news is that they can be applied to pharmacy junior partnerships.

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Topics: community pharmacist, pharmacy junior partner, pharmacy junior partnerships

3 Reasons Community Pharmacy Junior Partnerships are Rewarding

Posted by Benjamin Coakley on Wed, Nov 20, 2013 @ 07:58 AM

Our team of advisors at Waypoint has many years of experience helping pharmacy owners with pharmacy junior partnerships.  We have even helped a few pharmacy owners that started as a junior partner complete the circle of pharmacy life by successfully executing their own junior partnership.  

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Topics: community pharmacy owner, pharmacy junior partner, pharmacy junior partnerships

NCPA 2013 Observation: The Emergence of Pharmacy Junior Partnerships

Posted by Benjamin Coakley on Thu, Oct 24, 2013 @ 01:48 PM

As many of you know, we recently attended the NCPA National Conference in Orlando.  We learned and experienced many different things while there. We even were blessed to see former President Clinton speak.  After time to decompress from all the information, we concluded that there were three important insights we needed to share from the conference.

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Topics: pharmacy junior partner, pharmacy junior partnerships, community pharmacist independence, Community Pharmacist Lifecycle

Is a Pharmacy Junior Partnership Right for Everyone?

Posted by Benjamin Coakley on Wed, Jul 10, 2013 @ 12:17 PM

I was recently reflecting on a speaking engagement I had for pharmacy students at the Medical University of South Carolina. To summarize, I remember walking into the room and seeing all the young faces in the crowd. Some were immersed in the presentation of the speaker before me, while others were more focused on their smart phones.

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Topics: community pharmacist, pharmacy junior partnerships, pharmacy junior partners

Pharmacy Junior Partnerships: 3 Essentials of a Pharmacy Career Path

Posted by Rick Coakley on Wed, May 22, 2013 @ 03:54 PM

Pharmacy junior partnerships can be great opportunities for increasing the chances of your pharmacy surviving long after you are enjoying an inspired life after pharmacy.  However, many community pharmacy owners think simply finding a junior partner is all it takes.  The fact is, finding one is just the beginning.

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Topics: community pharmacy owner, life after pharmacy, junior partner, pharmacy junior partner, pharmacy junior partnerships