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The Importance of Being True to Your Words

The Importance of Being True to Your Words

Have you ever had an unpleasant experience with a particular business – rude or indifferent service, an obvious lack of interest in solving an...

| 9 years ago
Unlocking an Important Truth About Technology
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Unlocking an Important Truth About Technology

I remember when I got my first car with automatic door locks. To be more specific, I remember an incident that occurred shortly after getting that car....

| 9 years ago
The Three Things That Make Any Practice Great

The Three Things That Make Any Practice Great

Over the years I have been in literally thousands of dental practices, big and small, all over the country. I've been in the practices of 'dentists to...

| 9 years ago
How Smartphones Are Changing Dentistry

How Smartphones Are Changing Dentistry

There's more good news for the future of dentistry in this interesting blog post, 'Within Five Years, All Phones Will Be Smartphones' on Slate awhile...

| 9 years ago
No Sacred Cows
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No Sacred Cows

Pick your favorite entrepreneurs: Richard Branson, Steve Jobs, Donald Trump, the founders of Google, Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey or Ben and Jerry....

| 9 years ago
Can't Afford Time Away? Run the Numbers

Can't Afford Time Away? Run the Numbers

When I say that every successful dentist needs 'AWAY' time (time spent away from the facility working on the practice), I sometimes hear the objection...

| 9 years ago
Three Ways to Ruin the Relationship With Your Dental Technician
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Three Ways to Ruin the Relationship With Your Dental Technician

One of the areas not often talked about in dentistry is the communication between dentists and lab technicians. This connection is vital not only for...

| 9 years ago
What is a Day Worth to You?
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What is a Day Worth to You?

Every day of your life is a gift. We've heard that many times, and many of us try to live by that philosophy of gratitude and abundance. But to get the...

| 9 years ago
The Difference Between Selling and Creating Value
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The Difference Between Selling and Creating Value

How is it that Apple, one of the most successful retailers in history manages to do so much selling – without really selling? First of all, Apple...

| 9 years ago
Bring the Spirit of Paris to Your Life

Bring the Spirit of Paris to Your Life

I can now say from firsthand experience that there is a reason that Paris has such a reputation of being a city of romance. The dazzling lights, the...

| 9 years ago
Some Thoughts on The Art of Dentistry After a Visit to The Louvre

Some Thoughts on The Art of Dentistry After a Visit to The Louvre

To walk through museums like the Louvre and the Muse d'Orsay – as we did recently on this trip – is to see history through the eyes of...

| 9 years ago
The Three Biggest Competitive Advantages of Dentistry

The Three Biggest Competitive Advantages of Dentistry

We talk a lot about how, as dentists, you have to compete with a lot of other enticing products and services for discretionary dollars. And there is no...

| 9 years ago