The Power Of Saying “No”

Even if an opportunity sounds promising, sometimes turning it down could be the best business decision you make. If you are fortunate enough to be successful, people and companies will want to do business with you. That can be a good thing. It can also lead you down a path that could bring your practice or

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admin December 9, 2013
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Create True Customer Loyalty: 10 Rules

True customer loyalty means making the relationship the most important thing you do. No one understood that better than Walt Disney. He called his customers “GUESTS” and we call ours patients. Patient loyalty will always come from having a very strong relationship with your patients. When they see you as

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admin November 18, 2013
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10 Things Your TEAM Wants More Than a Raise 

Contrary to popular belief, your TEAM values many things more than the amount of money they're being paid. If they're treated right, they will not only work for less, they'll pe happier and more productive as they do so. Making big money is often less important to the TEAM than satisfying these BASIC

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admin November 11, 2013
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What The Best Leaders Understand About Themselves

Leadership is for most dentists an under developed necessary strength for practice SUCCESS. Are you in touch with your values, motivations and goals? These 6 steps will start your journey of self-discovery so you can lead your practice to success. Truly great leaders know themselves well. They understand

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admin November 8, 2013
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14 Easy Ways to Get Insanely Motivated

These simple strategies can keep you energized both on and off the job. I guarantee practicing each individual strategy below, to the maximum will make you more successful in both your professional and personal lives. Here are the 14 quick strategies that will get and keep yourself motivated .Test yourself

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admin October 19, 2013
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Is Your Team Flying Blind Under Your Leadership?

Bosses often tout the importance of everyone “singing from the same choir book” or a variation of that theme. The point, they stress, is that everyone needs to communicate constantly so that team efforts are being directed efficiently and productively toward the same goals.Why is it then that many

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admin August 14, 2013
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A Profitable Hygiene System: Not an Undervalued Practice Resource: Part 2

By Hugh Doherty DDS CFP, Karen Davis RDH, Kim Miller RDH Dental offices have an ethical obligation to provide the best care for their patients. All too often, dental practices cling to old beliefs such as, “Our hygiene department is a loss leader.” Experienced hygienists with excellent

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admin August 14, 2013
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A Profitable Hygiene System: Not an Undervalued Practice Resource: Part 1

By Hugh Doherty DDS CFP, Karen Davis RDH; Kim Miller RDH What does it take to create a clinically successful, productive, and profitable hygiene system within a dental practice? Over the past years, research and technology in periodontics has created exciting changes in the responsibilities of

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admin August 14, 2013
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8 Things BOSSES Can Say That Make A Team Happy

It doesn't take a big raise or lavish gifts to make your TEAM happy. Instead, doctors who are hopefully the BOSS, and who foster a culture of inclusion and openness with their employees will reap the benefits resulting from an engaged and happy workforce. One of the simplest ways for doctors to ensure the

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admin August 14, 2013
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Phrases You Can Use to Motivate Your TEAM

Showing TEAM members how important they are to you and your practice isn’t hard. In fact, it takes mere seconds of your time — and can boost morale and performance.

Recognize hard work and motivate your TEAM by regularly using these phrases in your conversations with them:

1. “That was

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admin August 14, 2013
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