The Authors

Jim Grigsby has over 20 years healthcare financial management experience and founded Jim Grigsby Consulting to implement solutions to that improve revenue cycle efficiency and results.

Jim Grigsby has over 20 years of healthcare financial management experience. He founded Jim Grigsby Consulting in 2006 to implement solutions that improve revenue cycle efficiency and results.

Jim climbed the healthcare finance management ladder from Collector to Director, Patient Financial Services with responsibility for the entire Revenue Cycle: Central Scheduling, Verification, Access, Financial Counseling, Billing, and Collections. As a consultant Jim helped establish a MSO, manage access & cash improvement process and re-engineering projects as well as conduct numerous analysis projects.

Jim is also the author of several self-improvement books, including his bestselling books Don’t Tick off the Gators! Managing Problems Before Problems Manage You and Are You Surrounded By Jerks? How to Deal with the Most Annoying People.

Since 2010, Earl Cobb has been the CEO and Managing Partner of Richer Life, LLC — a digital media, trade book publishing and professional services company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

Since 2010, Earl Cobb has been the CEO and Managing Partner of Richer Life, LLC,  a digital media, trade book publishing and professional services company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

He spent the previous 34 years of his career in Fortune 100, Mid-Market and Venture companies as a Systems Engineer, Program/Project Manager, Management Executive and Technology Executive. Earl has held senior management positions with Motorola, The Reynolds & Reynolds Company and Wells Fargo Bank. Earl is the former President, COO and CEO of the high-tech start-up, MedContrax.

Earl is the author of seven published books, including his bestselling books, “Focused Leadership: What You Can Do Today To Become A More Effective Leader” and “The Leadership Advantage: Do More. Lead More. Earn More.”

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