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Prophy Trap = Burnout

Just three short months ago I started working with a VERY busy and growing practice near Nashville, TN. They admitted that they were truly caught in a “prophy trap” and didn’t know how to get out. While they weren’t neglecting

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Who’s eating your breakfast?

There are some problems in a business that you can ignore for a bit and it won’t make much difference.  Then there are problems that if you do ignore them, they will rear their ugly head, grow exponentially and negatively affect

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I didn’t look at my cards…

Last year, I taught a goal setting exercise that I’ll share with you again here (see link below). The truth is that 2018 got a bit rough at times and if I’m being totally honest, I didn’t look at those

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What’s Your Soundtrack?

That voice you hear in your head can do much more than you think! Watch this short, 2 minute video, and consider how changing your soundtrack can make 2019 the best year ever!   If you’d like to learn more

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Mastering Your Hygiene Team and MORE!

Many times, when getting to know potential clients, the doctors mention that they bring a coach in to help grow the practice with the primary focus on increased production and collections. While that is important and valuable, we also know

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What comes next?

Just yesterday I spoke with a dentist about the guidance she’s looking for to get her hygiene team calibrated to reduce the chaos they’re feeling in this super busy practice.  Near the end of the meeting she asked ‘So when we

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What got you here?

You’ve probably heard the quote ‘What got you here won’t get you there’. When you are looking for growth, change, improvement, however you want to describe your ‘next level’, it is REQUIRED that you do something different than what has gotten

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Tell the truth, don’t minimize!

What can I tell my patients about the impact periodontal disease has on their inflammatory burden?  How can I get their attention without causing them to run screaming from the building or dismissing my comments out of hand?  If you

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Why Are You Tracking?

Often dentists identify a behavior they’d like to see improve in their team and they want to track it.  For example, increasing the number of intra-oral photos.  But is it really worth tracking an activity if there’s no end result attached to it? This week’s

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Are You Mad or Are You Motivated?

When you feel your profession is threatened, do you get mad or does it motivate you to change the outcome? Do you depend on your boss (or your team) to provide a place to work?  Or do you continually bring value beyond what is

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