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%) [...]
We dentists chose a hard road. Not only do we “do the dentistry”, we wear perhaps a hundred or so other hats each day. It’s hard keeping it all in focus, all in perspective, all the time. If you’ve practiced long enough, you’ve undoubtedly buried your head in the sand from trying to do it [...]
There’s so much to focus on when running a business – including a dental practice. It’s easy to get lost in the day-to-day activities, news, events, surprises, challenges, and any other hundreds of things that can happen during the course of a year – or a month! Take a look at these elements of your [...]
Avoid patients becoming inactive in your dental practice!
People want to know you care and understand more than anything else.
The importance of HOW you present necessary treatment to patients is a primary determinant of your success.
Fees increases are critical for a viable, successful business.
In the last article we looked at that new hire, Susan, who’s going to be one of your chairside assistants. To read about how Susan came to be in your office see my previous article. Mistakes in hiring costs doctors thousands of dollars, and most all can be avoided – without having to learn by [...]