How it All Began
Mark Phebus started 20/20 Consulting after he graduated college and saw that his colleagues were struggling during contract negotiations for their first optometry jobs. He helped a friend by reviewing her contract and helping her get more of what she wanted from an employer and realized he enjoyed it. He always had an entrepreneurial mind and decided that he should start a consulting business to help other OD's with employment contracts.
Mark specializes in negotiating contracts for brand-new OD graduates. He knows that if someone can get their beginning pay higher, it will increase the salary for the rest of their lives. Mark also negotiates on behalf of existing OD's who are looking at changing employment, or renegotiating their contracts. According to 2020consultingOD.com (the company website), 80 percent of people who ask for a raise get at least part of their request granted.
Recommendations for Other Entrepreneurs
For more inspiration, Mark recommends that everyone read Rejection-Proof by Jia Jang, in which the author learned about the psychology of rejection and how to overcome the fear associated with it. Mark also recommends the TED talk by Jia Jang. Mark's advice to other entrepreneurs is to be passionate, remember that every failure leads you closer to success, and don't go into entrepreneurship if you're not self-motivated.
Contact 20/20 Consulting
20/20 Consulting's website is www.2020consultingOD.com. Optometrists who are seeking help with evaluating employment contracts may contact Mark by email at 2020consultingOD@gmail.com or by phone/text at 770 548-6667.
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