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[VIDEO] Tough Questions, LIVE Answers

Have you ever heard Kirk Behrendt speak? If you have, you’ll remember it. Kirk, in my opinion, is one of the most engaging, enthusiastic speakers in dentistry. Lucky for me, Kirk recently asked me to join him on his Best

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Did I Save My Patient’s Life Today?

Last week I had a dental emergency happen in my chair. It was a very scary situation to say the least. I, like many of us have been trained to handle most medical emergencies should they arise, but have wondered…could

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Growth in the Midst of Adversity?

Is it even fathomable to expect growth in our practice when we are facing adversity and/or major change? Is it possible to stop our natural tendency to ‘white knuckle’ it until we weather the storm and hope to not have the ship sink? 

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Posted in Coaching, Dental Practice

What will your patients think?

If you’re like just about EVERY dental professional I’ve ever met, you’ve asked yourself this question when you’ve been faced with telling a long standing patient they have active periodontal disease. It’s so common…especially when you’re working on taking your

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Mid-career crisis

Today, I turn 45. I’m so grateful that I’m happy and healthy to celebrate another year! I pray I’m fortunate enough for this to be mid-life for me. That means I will get to see my kids grow and have

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Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina…

There I was loading my luggage into the car the day of the team workshop.  Look at the glory that greeted me! What a sunrise!  And it was indeed a wonderful beginning to a great day! Since then, the population

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Desire to Grow + Open to Change= Success for EVERYONE!

It’s easy to get complacent in life, whether it’s personally, spiritually or professionally. Sometimes we go through life and think ‘why challenge myself’? It can be even easier to keep our professional lives at “status quo” when we are meeting

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Dogs really DO chew biteguards!

I don’t know if this happens to you but just about every time I’ve judged someone’s parenting skills, for example, I’ve been hit right in the face with the exact same situation. You know what I’m talking about. It happens

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Time flies when you’re having fun!

Return visits to teams we’ve worked with in the past are always fun. It’s like visiting an old friend.  And when that team has steadily made dramatic improvements to their practice and the care they deliver every day… it’s even

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Rockin’ Administrators

This month’s Mastermind Webinar takes a departure from the norm as we focus on the team members up front who support the clinical team. Administrators ~ Rockin’ it to the Next Level with special guest Julia Stone, FAADOM (Fellowship of the American

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