The definition of Minimize; to make smaller or of less importance. To reduce or diminish.
Minimizing things in life are often good and useful but if not careful, can also be harmful. Choosing to minimize our spending to save money or our food intake to lose weight would be great reasons, but when we are trying to educate, inform and have our patients understand the importance of their health needs, using minimizing words will often send a message of less importance.
Watch the short video below to see how changing our verbiage and taking time to practice “Stop Saying and Start Saying” with our team, can MAXIMIZE our treatment plan acceptance rate!