Expressing gratitude is an essential way to help your practice prosper.
As a competitive cyclist (at least in my mind) and a cycling fan, I watched with interest a documentary about a pro cycling team named Team Skye who set out to get get results with incremental change. Initially, they wanted to show the world that “doping” (use of enhancement drugs to improve performance) was not [...]
Codependency in dental practices are more common than you think, and here's what you can do about it if it is in yours.
By all counts I've seen, we are nearing another recession. Of course, no one can predict how long or how impactful it will be. How will you start planning to keep your practice healthy during lean times? It’s imperative that you share with your team that NOW is the time to start buckling down to [...]
Are you tired of making changes in your practice that don't stick? Follow these steps to success!
As a practicing dentist like you, I know all too well the importance of treatment presentations. Whether or not your patients accept your care is one of the biggest determinants of your success or failure. As a certified professional coach to dentists, I also know too well the myriad of differing philosophies of practices, the [...]
Clutter in your life and practice is more than just, well, clutter.
Dental practices that are at the top constantly look for ways to grow and develop. They don’t sit still! And, in today’s economy, you’ll get left behind if you don’t keep your focus and pay attention. No, it doesn’t mean jumping out and purchasing the latest dental gadgetry. In fact, it’s a different kind of [...]
Develop a strong level of trust with your team members and reap the rewards!
A recent survey conducted by the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence studied the levels of engagement and burnout in over 1,000 U.S. employees according to their engagement-burnout profiles. Researchers divided employees into several groups: “apathetic” — low engagement-low burnout (2.4%) “burned-out” — low engagement-high burnout (1.8%) “moderately engaged-exhausted” — moderate engagement-moderate burnout (35.5% ) “highly engaged-exhausted” — high engagement-high burnout (18.8%) “engaged” — high engagement-low burnout (41.1%) [...]