It's natural for most people to do what everyone else is doing, and in many cases, what everyone else is doing works out fine. But sometimes, this within-the-lines kind of thinking can cause us to forget that there is more than one way to cause change or improvement in our lives. Ask for someone's ideas as to what strategies [...]
Almost everything that is unresolved is resolvable. It just takes time, skill, and intention. How does one resolve matters? The process for resolving matters in your life means getting clear of the unresolved matter. That doesn’t mean taking a head trip by playing games, deferring responsibility, placing blame on someone else, or some other tactic. [...]
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 [...]