Take the Quiz: Busting the Myths of Dentistry

As dentists, we spend a lot of time reeducating our patients. They are inundated with myths about dental health, and convincing patients they are wrong can be a real challenge. Take the old fluoride myth, for instance. How many times have you had to persuade anxious parents that a fluoride treatment will actually benefit their [...]

Learning Self-Assessment for Dental Practice Growth

I see a lot of clients who think I will come in and clean up their practice in one fell swoop. The truth is, as a credentialed coach, my job is not to reorganize and refine a practice, but to guide my clients in doing it themselves. A successful dental practice depends on employee growth [...]

Learning Self-Assessment for Dental Practice Growth

I see a lot of clients who think I will come in and clean up their practice in one fell swoop. The truth is, as a credentialed coach, my job is not to reorganize and refine a practice, but to guide my clients in doing it themselves. A successful dental practice depends on employee growth [...]

The Number 1 Obstacle to Dental Practice Growth

If you’re in practice, you are probably looking to achieve greater productivity; I’m not sure who wouldn’t. However, the number one roadblock to dental practice growth may surprise you. If you are struggling to improve your practice and to increase profitability, the problem may be, well, you. I say this not in a spirit of [...]

Do You Know the Traits of Dentist Leadership?

Leadership is a hot topic among today’s business experts and consultants. There is good reason for this. Business owners cannot expect to see true growth and success if they do not know how to lead others. But what truly constitutes leadership? Consultants and motivational speakers all have their own answers. Through my work as a [...]

By | 2017-01-20T01:01:18+00:00 February 4th, 2015|dental coaching, dentist leadership, practice management|0 Comments

Is Your Dentist Leadership Naughty or Nice?

Christmas is in just two days, and the kids are waiting anxiously for Santa to arrive. If you are a parent, you’ve probably enjoyed using his imminent approach as an added incentive. “If you don’t clean your room, Santa’s going to skip over our house” probably works like a charm. Although you’re too old to [...]

Making Your Practice Family-Friendly

The holidays are approaching, and that means a big focus on family. Perhaps you yourself will be taking some time off to spend time with your loved ones. On the other hand, perhaps – like many of my clients – you are struggling to find a balance between work and family. Maybe your team also [...]

By | 2017-01-20T01:01:20+00:00 November 19th, 2014|coaching, dental practice management, dentist leadership|Comments Off on Making Your Practice Family-Friendly

Lessons to Be Learned from the Titanic

Along with the holidays, the end of the year brings the next crop of Oscar contenders. It remains to be seen whether this year’s award will go to a big budget flick like Interstellar or a sleeper indie film like Boyhood. As I was perusing the movie listings at my local theatre the other day, [...]

By | 2017-01-20T01:01:20+00:00 November 18th, 2014|coaching for dentists, communication, dentist leadership|Comments Off on Lessons to Be Learned from the Titanic