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Mentoring can boost employee performance and streamline practice performance

  If you’re bringing a new associate into your practice, then you’re thinking about ways to help him or her blend into the team quickly and easily. That’s a very sensible approach, and one that shouldn’t be limited to associates, but rather should encompass the whole staff. Mentoring is often thought of as “showing the [...]

By | 2019-04-04T16:50:45-07:00 April 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dentists still stressed and depressed: Is there good news?

Of the more than 2,500 dentists surveyed in 2003, 80% said their work was stressful, according to the ADA Center for Professional Success’ 2003 Dentist Well-Being Survey Report.  In the 2015 version of the survey, 78% of the more than 2,100 dentists replied that their work was stressful.  The percentage [...]

By | 2017-12-19T13:27:31-07:00 December 19th, 2017|Blog, Consulting, Dentistry, Stress Management, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Life hacks for a stress-free holiday

Welcome to the most wonderful time of the year when parties, family gatherings, shopping, baking, eating and indulging are all part of the magic of the holiday season. Unfortunately all that fun is often replaced with the stress that we put on ourselves thinking that we have to get everyone [...]

Preparation makes time off less stressful

You’ve worked hard all year, and you deserve time off during the holiday season. Most dentists find themselves working longer hours and more days in the lead-up to holidays to accommodate their patients’ desire to get a year’s worth of work completed before their insurance benefits lapse. You take the [...]

Keep Your Head Above Water

I wanted to share with you a conversation I recently had with Tony Edwards, editor of DrBicuspid.com. Tony was feeling overwhelmed and stressed after a large event that took so much of his time that other tasks were neglected.  He was feeling like he couldn’t keep his head above water, [...]

The 3 things you need to know to guarantee success in your practice

Time is a consumable commodity that equals the playing field among the rich and poor, successful and seeking, experienced and neophyte. Time is the commodity that we can choose to give away for free or turn it into a million-dollar moment. We make or break these moments by our perception [...]

By | 2017-11-07T08:55:22-07:00 November 7th, 2017|Blog, Problem Solving, Time Management, Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Foundations of Stress Management

There are foundations in everything we do. Foundations in construction, parenting, communication, business.  Same is true for stress management. When we gloss over or completely bypass the foundation phase of a process, eventually things come crashing down like a house of cards.  To ensure you have the basics in stress [...]

By | 2017-11-01T06:26:21-07:00 October 31st, 2017|Consulting, Dentistry, Stress Management, Tools, Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Tips for End of the Year Success

Most dentists I speak with look forward to November and December. Not only because they don’t need to shave or there are lots of holiday celebrations, but because November and December are the months in dentistry when production is easy, the schedule is full, and patients from long ago resurge [...]

By | 2017-10-24T11:28:04-07:00 October 24th, 2017|Consulting, Practice Management, Tools, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Never Ask These 10 Questions

This article written and shared from the ADP HR Tip of the Week Sometimes employers’ seemingly harmless questions can be problematic. They may violate certain laws or get in the way of a productive and engaged workforce. Here are 10 questions to avoid in the workplace: […]

Is Your Office Providing the Right Oral Cancer Exam?

The dental community is among the first line of defense when it comes to early detection of disease.  And with oral cancer being one of the highest ranking killers, the ADA has assumed the task of increasing public awareness about this often underrated disease.  Their efforts include taking a more aggressive approach to the [...]