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.
Clutter in your life and practice is more than just, well, clutter.
The right time to work with a coach
Are you looking for that edge in your life and practice? Here's the secret ingredient that top professionals know and use.
Having the life and practice you want: Removing Tolerations - Step One We humans have sure learned how to tolerate a lot! We put up with, accept, take on and are dragged down by people’s (and our patients’) behavior, situation, unmet needs, crossed boundaries, unfinished business, frustrations, problems, and even our own behavior. Do [...]
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, actors have a lot to teach us about what we do. Now, I’m not talking about movies or about the day-to-day practice of dentistry. (There aren’t many movies about dentists, and, let’s face it, Marathon Man doesn’t exactly paint us in a stellar light.) I’m talking about the craft of acting, [...]
Far too often, I meet dentists who assume that their personal lives have little to do with their professional development. This could not be farther from the truth! In fact, I believe that personal growth and professional growth are so closely related that you cannot have one without the other. Unfortunately, our stress-filled culture often [...]