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The 3 Kinds of Leader Every Dentist Must Be
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The 3 Kinds of Leader Every Dentist Must Be

Many times I hear dentists say that they love the clinical side of dentistry, but they could do without the leadership issues that await them when they...

| 3 years ago
Using Scheduling to Fight Stagnant Growth
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Using Scheduling to Fight Stagnant Growth

It is one of the most common issues I hear about: a practice that is doing everything correctly but not getting ahead. New patients keep coming in every...

| 3 years ago
Creating the Ideal Team in One Hour a Week
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Creating the Ideal Team in One Hour a Week

How do you get your team united behind, and aligned with, your vision and philosophy for the practice? This has been a leading concern among dentists...

| 3 years ago
Employees and Personal Smartphones – What Is the Smart Solution?
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Employees and Personal Smartphones – What Is the Smart Solution?

We all love our smartphones. Having access to a world of information in the palm of your hand is a truly astounding feature of modern life.

| 3 years ago
Advice for Dentists From a University Football Coach
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Advice for Dentists From a University Football Coach

I was meeting with a group of dental practitioners a while ago, when one of them – a very successful periodontist—told a story about his college football...

| 3 years ago
Dentists: Make 2015 Your Personal 'Leap Year'
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Dentists: Make 2015 Your Personal 'Leap Year'

I have held many titles over the years—one of the benefits of starting and running companies is that you can have whatever titles you want—but in the end there...

| 3 years ago
Forming an Action Plan? Here’s the First Thing You Need to Know
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Forming an Action Plan? Here’s the First Thing You Need to Know

Knowledge is power, it is often said. It's also true that when it comes to making meaningful progress, the right kind of knowledge can be an unparalleled...

| 3 years ago
Are You Delivering an Exceptional Experience?
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Are You Delivering an Exceptional Experience?

What makes a person choose one dentist instead of another? What makes them loyal to a practice once they're in it? These are the kinds of questions that...

| 4 years ago
Patient Value: Getting Smart with Intelligence
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Patient Value: Getting Smart with Intelligence

Anyone who has seen an around-the-block line-up outside an Apple store in anticipation of a new product release has to admit that this is a company that...

| 4 years ago
Three Points About Perfectionism
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Three Points About Perfectionism

I often hear dentists describe themselves as perfectionists, and it's easy to see why. It is a profession where skill is measured in microscopic margins,...

| 4 years ago
Are You Making Your Schedule Work for You?
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Are You Making Your Schedule Work for You?

Do you ever find yourself coming into the office in the morning, taking a glance at the day's schedule, and finding yourself exhausted before your day...

| 4 years ago
How New Dentists Can Buy Into Their Dream Practice
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How New Dentists Can Buy Into Their Dream Practice

I believe that dentistry, when practiced at its best, is an entrepreneurial profession. It has always been my dream that every new dentist ends up owning...

| 4 years ago