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Core Values, What Level of Impact Can They Have? With Carrie Webber
Core Values, you might have it in mind that these are just for big companies with thousands of employees, but that couldn't be further from the truth! When IBM, or some other company with thousands of employees that has been doing this for 100 years hires 3 people, they pretty much get shoe horned...  Read More
How To Create A Compensation Plan For Dental Hygienists
The field of dentistry has witnessed several changes over the past ten years, and one facet that has been seeing improvements is the pay scale. Dental hygienists, in particular, have been seeing a gradual increase in the benefits that they experience owing to the prevalent need for professionals...  Read More
How you can use your practice to realize your Ideal Lifestyle with Steve Parker
Steve Parker is the President/CEO of The Profitable Dentist, LLC and Editor-In-Chief of The Profitable Dentist Magazine, where he brings a renewed energy to continuing the work of founder, Dr. Woody Oakes. Under his leadership, The Profitable Dentist has grown to be the nation’s most read...  Read More
Retirement 101 For Dentists
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Why Purchase an Existing Dental Practice
                        Purchasing a practice is a life-changing event.  Below is a list of the top 6 reasons to consider purchasing an existing dental practice:                                    1. Experienced Staff – High performance practices generally have hardworking and well-trained staff...  Read More
Get Found, Get Liked, Get Patients! Utilizing Social Media with Rita Zamora
The purpose of marketing is to build relationships and trust within a community. Social Media, whether you like it or not, is a highly efficient, and under priced way to develop the relationships that will fuel your practice in the middle and long term. In this episode we dive into it with Rita...  Read More
The 12 Absolutely Essential Tools of Participation Age Dentistry
Are you content being a hostage to your practice, making every decision and have the weight of the world on your shoulders every day? Or do you want to build a great practice that runs well and makes money when you are not there?These twelve tools will rehumanize your workplace and give everyone...  Read More
Emotional IQ Will Transform Your Practice with Dr. Matthew Norton
Today on the podcast we dive into the in's and out's of Empathy, Social Awareness, and Self Regulation. Have you thought about how you behave, and how that influences your staff, and thus your patients? Having a good understanding of how all this works is essential to the long term success of your...  Read More
Mistakes to Avoid When Buying A Small Practice
Dentists learn an awful lot at dental school, but they don’t learn much about business. In this blog post I want to go over some of the benefits of owning your own practice and the mistakes to avoid as you look into it. Dentists who own their own practice experience benefits that a regular dentist...  Read More
The Seven Business Elements of Any Practice – Part II
All practices must pay attention to the Seven Business Elements of Any Practice in order to be successful. Most of us are really good at a few of the seven and unwittingly ignore the other three to four. Small businesses are especially vulnerable to this because the owner relies on her personal...  Read More
Surefire Steps to Increase Production and Decrease Stress with Dr. Lance Miller
Do you want to have your cake and eat it too? Dr. Miller has some suggestions on how you can do that. Rethinking every process in your practice to incrementally make steps towards your goals. Increasing systematization to increase production and decrease stress.Dr. Lance Miller attended dental...  Read More
The Seven Business Elements of Any Practice Part I
All practices must pay attention to the Seven Business Elements of Any Practice in order to be successful. Most of us are really good at a few of the seven and unwittingly ignore the other three to four. Small businesses are especially vulnerable to this because the owner relies on her personal...  Read More
The Importance of the Fuzzy Metrics with Dr. John Stamper
The Fuzzy Metrics, how happy are your patients? I spoke to one dentist who had 25 new clients every month for 20 years, and at that 20 year mark he ran out of clients. Why did this happen? Well, he saw everyone in town, and no one wanted to come back to him.So, what is a way to actually measure...  Read More
Why Every Dental Practice Needs to Create a Scorecard
           With so much on our plates, it is easy to get caught up in the day-to-day details of running a practice. We have patients to care for. We have team members to lead. We have tasks to manage. We have KPIs to measure.All those things are important. That's why we spend so much time teaching...  Read More
Creating an Emergency Management Plan
                        Most states dictate what your dental practice should include in their emergency management plan, including CPR certifications and external defibrillators. The first step to managing emergencies and adverse events is creating a written plan, designating staff members...  Read More
Making Money Is Killing Your Practice
Almost no practices fail. Something worse generally happens, the practice owner gets tired. They get tired because they have succumbed to the Tyranny of the Urgent, the daily grind, instead of creating their own business rules by focusing on the Priority of the Important.How do you get off the...  Read More
Defining the Person You Want to Work For You with Dr. Paul Etchison
We have been talking about how to build your team, and it all starts with the ad that you put out. When you are looking to hire, how do you design the ad? Are you trying to make certain people run away from you, and other run to you? Dr. Paul Etchison is here to help explain why this is such an...  Read More
A Network of Teams Released To Take Action
Last year one thousand companies told Global Human Capital Trends that hierarchy at work is a bad idea. They are all shifting away from it and actively building organizational ecosystems and networks. The research said companies are in a “race to replace structural hierarchies with networks of...  Read More
Get Out of Your Own Way and Build a Team with Dr. Howard Farran
Dr. Howard Farran and I do a deep dive into what it means to build a team. So many dentists are holding themselves back by refusing to believe that those around them have a brain. You CAN, and MUST delegate, and to feel comfortable doing this, you need to do a couple of things. First, you must fill...  Read More
Creating Freedom with a Practice Maturity Date
You learned in dental school that in order to make more money, it took more time in the operatory – you traded time for money. That is the Income Producer’s Game. Practice owners who are playing the Practice Leader’s Game learn how to make MORE money in LESS time, get off the treadmill, and get...  Read More
Emergency Management - Recognizing Risk
                        Recognize patient risks to prevent unexpected emergencies. Signs of patient risk include:                                                                Patients with complicated medical histories or who are medically compromised should have treatment plans reviewed by...  Read More
Happiness, Money, and Relationships. What does it all mean? With Dr. Mark Costes
Money, we need it, but does it make you happy? Dr. Costes shares his story, and how the moment he realized that he had a million dollars in the bank and had net a million dollars in a year, was the most unhappy he had ever been. We talk freedom mapping, goal setting that counts, and pulling it all...  Read More
Dental Practice Overhead Breakdown
As dental CPAs, we have found that when doctors and team members know how to read an income statement, the practice is likely to know how to operate more efficiently. As Warren Buffet has said, “Accounting is the language of business.” You either learn it or dismiss it at your peril. The numbers...  Read More
Hiring New Employees
                        Before making the decision to hire a candidate for employment, always:                Have the candidate sign an authorization form for obtaining a background check, including:                Criminal History Reports        Credit Reports            Speak with the potential...  Read More
Three Strategies for Achieving Massive Profit Growth in Your Practice
          Practice leaders pay a lot of attention to attracting new patients. We love helping dentists attract new patients. Through Facebook, dental marketing funnels, and other strategies, we help practices attract patients on autopilot. That sets up practices to achieve consistent patient growth...  Read More
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