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Let’s Dedicate This Year to the Next Generation
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Let’s Dedicate This Year to the Next Generation

Graduates of the Young & Motivated program have found the inspiration and support they needed to embark on the life of their dreams and to do it...

| 8 years ago
How one sentence changed history… and can change your life
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How one sentence changed history… and can change your life

Imtiaz explains the importance of being precise about what you want to achieve, stating a timeline, and making yourself publicly accountable.

| 8 years ago
How to "Re-New" the Patients You Have: One Dentist’s Story on Achieving Incredible Success in a Slow Economy
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How to "Re-New" the Patients You Have: One Dentist’s Story on Achieving Incredible Success in a Slow Economy

Dr. Mike Johnson shares his story on achieving incredible success in a slow economy through offering patients a 'new patient exam' at least every 5...

| 8 years ago
What to Do When it’s a Team Member Who Doesn’t Value Care
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What to Do When it’s a Team Member Who Doesn’t Value Care

Imtiaz Manji discusses the importance of team-based continuing education and inspiring passion in team members who do an inferior job.

| 8 years ago
What Makes You Think You’ll Have More Time Tomorrow?
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What Makes You Think You’ll Have More Time Tomorrow?

You can fool some of the people all of the time, the saying goes, and I suppose that's true. But what really interests me is how often we can fool ourselves—why...

| 8 years ago
Behind Every Great Dentist Are Other Great Dentists
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Behind Every Great Dentist Are Other Great Dentists

It's often said that you are known by the company you keep. But it's not just a matter of appearances—in many ways the trajectory of your life will be defined...

| 9 years ago
Zombie Dentistry
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Zombie Dentistry

For anyone who went through dental school even 10 years ago, this sort of thing would have been unimaginable. I'm sure that before long it will be...

| 9 years ago
Undercover Dentist
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Undercover Dentist

The TV show, Undercover Boss, has become something of a phenomenon lately. If you haven't seen it, it's about CEOs posing as front-line workers in their...

| 9 years ago
Great Expectations
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Great Expectations

Assumptions, a wise person once said, are the termites of relationships. Another way of putting it is that most problems you're likely to have in relationships—whether...

| 9 years ago
Starting from a Mindset of Abundance
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Starting from a Mindset of Abundance

I know we're all affected by the wrenching scenes of devastation and loss in Haiti. I'm not going to make a plea here for you to donate to the many good...

| 9 years ago
Two Simple Words That Reduced No-Shows
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Two Simple Words That Reduced No-Shows

In 1998, a well-known Chicago restaurateur, Gordon Sinclair, was struggling with a problem that drives all restaurant owners crazy: the large number...

| 9 years ago