A lot of the key articles in psychology on the topic of trust have really come out in the 21st century. And one really key article that emerged in 2006 was a study in Psychological Science by Willis and Todorov. Willis and Todorov conducted a really elegant study that simply discovered the remarkable finding that trust [...]
One of the most important things we can do as business owners is HAVE A PLAN for our business in the coming year. Those who don’t often end up where they didn’t want to be by year’s end, underperform, or just plan “put out fires” all year long. What are the things you should [...]
It’s the Holy Grail of all who run a business or try to help a business: teaching people to be accountable. It’s equally – if not more important – in our personal lives, too. Yet, it remains as the one area that honest people struggle with all the time. Let’s face it: there are [...]
Too quick to hire? You’re not alone. As a professional dental coach and practicing dentist, a common error I see is hiring quickly and firing slowly. There are many reasons for this, but none of those reasons bode well in the longer run. Because most dental practices are relatively small, when an employee leaves [...]
If it weren’t for the fact that people actually NEED dental care, many dental practices would likely go out of business due to poor or inconsistent business practices. In the least, many practices greatly under perform as businesses due to this same problem. The age-old issue is that we dentists were not taught business [...]
1. What Is Coaching? Professional coaching is a professional partnership between a qualified coach and an individual or team that supports the achievement of extraordinary results, based on goals set by the individual or team. Through the process of coaching, individuals focus on the skills and actions needed to successfully produce their personally relevant [...]
Making mistakes is part of being human. You can learn to benefit from mistakes and use them to your advantage in many ways - and with style and grace!
Believe it or not, these mountains are really molehills with the right help.
Sometimes, January can seem endless, and it's just about to start! The excitement of the holidays nearly over, the Christmas bills are starting to come in, and you are not due for another vacation until the summer. To make matters worse, it’s not just you. Your team and patients are also deep in the January [...]
Football season is once again in full swing! I hope you’re taking advantage of some much needed downtime, relaxing with a friend and a beer or two as you watch your favorite teams. However, even as you chill out on the couch, take some time to reflect on what you can learn from football. After [...]