Dentist Mentor: What Are You Giving Up for Lent?

Today is Ash Wednesday, the day that Catholics and other Christians begin celebrating the season of Lent. In the traditional liturgical sense, Lent is a time to renounce your own inclinations in order to repent and draw closer to God. Although this period is especially dear to the hearts of Christians, others have begun to [...]

By | 2017-01-20T01:01:18+00:00 February 18th, 2015|coaching for dentists, dentist mentor, life coaching|0 Comments

Dental Consultant Quiz: The Blame Game

As a dental coach, I often address the same issues that a dental consultant must deal with. However, I go beyond the surface concerns of poor marketing and unsatisfactory profits to analyze the underlying reasons for these problems. When I work with my clients, we begin with honest self-assessment. Many of us have difficulty facing [...]

Cultivating Gratitude

As a dentist coach, I hear about professional and personal problems daily. I also spend a lot of time helping my clients to identify the flaws and missing pieces in their practices. I help them set goals and establish plans to achieve their goals. However, even though I think a lot about what’s missing [...]

By | 2017-05-05T17:45:00+00:00 November 26th, 2014|coaching, dentist mentor, life coaching|Comments Off on Cultivating Gratitude

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Dental Coaching

In dental school you probably had one classmate who seemed determined to find the worst in everything. He may have complained that the professors didn’t know what they were talking about, that the work wasn’t challenging enough, or that it was too challenging. In short, he claimed to be getting nothing out of dental school. [...]

By | 2017-01-20T01:01:20+00:00 November 5th, 2014|dental coaching, dentist mentor, life coaching|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Dental Coaching

Begin Your Day with Morning Pages

In her influential book The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron urges artists to begin their days with Morning Pages. Although her book is aimed at artists, the practice has gained popularity among people of all professions. As a dentist mentor, I urge my clients to adopt this habit as well. Beginning each day with some quiet [...]

By | 2017-01-20T01:01:21+00:00 October 21st, 2014|coaching for dentists, dental coaching, dentist mentor, life coaching|Comments Off on Begin Your Day with Morning Pages

5 Things to Do…That Have Nothing to Do with Teeth

If you have ever worked with a dental consultant, you know that he or she will typically focus on the professional realm alone. Consultants will look at budget, marketing, scheduling, and similar practical concerns. However, anything other than tangible business matters are usually outside their domain. As a dental coach, I take a slightly different [...]

By | 2017-01-20T01:01:21+00:00 October 16th, 2014|dental coaching, life coaching, practice management|Comments Off on 5 Things to Do…That Have Nothing to Do with Teeth