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As practices move into the set up their goals and strategies for reaching their goals, I find that many doctors prefer to practice in the safe zone. Doctors that are producing an hourly average from the previous year, still prefer to set their goals lower than that number that they’ve already been reaching. Which makes […]Continue Reading »
By Bren Barbour, Business Development Coach It’s that time of year again. The time to reflect on all you’ve accomplished this past year. The time to celebrate your wins. The time to evaluate what opportunities were missed. The time to create a written strategic plan for growth. The time to make 2020 the year that […]Continue Reading »
The perception that being a full fee-for-service practice is the golden ticket to a great business is a widespread myth in our industry. “All my cash-flow problems would be solved if I didn’t have to deal with insurance!” Come on, you know you’ve thought that at least once. I get it. I’m a practice owner […]Continue Reading »
By Bren Barbour, Business Development Coach & Kathryn Gilliam, RDH, BA, FAAOSH, Hygiene Coach We are passionate about teaching dentists and their teams how to present risk factors to patients. Our ultimate goal is to help doctors educate and serve their patients so they can minimize risks and maintain healthier lives. Let’s set the foundation: […]Continue Reading »
By Regan Robertson, President & COO “We are stronger together than we are alone.” ~ Walter Payton Independent dentists can have a hard time competing with corporate entities. You have to lead your team, run your business, market your practice, strategically plan for the future, keep up on your CE credits, all while delivering exceptional […]Continue Reading »
By Patti Sooy, RDH, BS, VP of Business and Program Development “I never want to hear people say, ‘I’m too old for that.’ You are never too old to learn new things.” – Cynthia Hutchins Do you have a retirement plan? If you’re within ten years of wanting to retire, now is the perfect time […]Continue Reading »
As a savvy practice owner, you know your office manager plays a key leadership role in your office by helping manage, encourage, train, and lead your entire team. In fact, when it comes to accountability and integrity in the office, your office manager is second only to you in setting the tone of your practice. […]Continue Reading »
By Patti Sooy, RDH-BS, VP of Business & Program Development “Coaching turns problems into challenges, challenges into opportunities, and opportunities into gifts.” ~Milton Erickson Mid-career dentists who seek out coaching are often not enjoying their work: they can be burned out, afraid – what if I can’t keep my doors open or pay my bills […]Continue Reading »
By Chris Moriarity, MA, FA, VP of Client Development When it comes to finance, the profit and loss statement (P&L) gets a lot of attention. This wonderful document helps define and explain the path that every dollar that comes in your office takes. It’s like the Plinko board of business, a dollar goes in the […]Continue Reading »
By Chris Moriarity, MA, FA, Vice President of Client Development If you’re a child of the 80’s, chances are you remember when band Cinderella laid down the track “You don’t know what you’ve got (til it’s gone),” and we were gifted a soundtrack to mentally sing in each and every moment of lament (ironically or […]Continue Reading »
If you haven’t read it, 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell is a great book. The good news is you don’t have to master all 21 laws to be a better leader. One of the things I’ve learned in studying John Maxwell’s leadership is influence. Ultimately, leadership all comes down to influence. As […]Continue Reading »
By Victoria Peterson, CEO & Co-Founder Clinical leadership is an often-overlooked aspect of dental practice management. I view clinical leadership as the most critical component of “practice management”. Developing a system to articulate the dentists’ philosophy of care to both team and patients is essential. So how do you lead your team in clinical parameters […]Continue Reading »
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