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The Evolution of Organizational Anarchy
To be completely honest, there was a time, early in my career, when I rejected the idea of establishing practice values and a practice vision.The whole idea struck me as being some kind of “hocus-pocus.” “Don’t waste my time!” and “Let’s talk about what really matters,” I told my first practice...  Read More
Rules for Giving and Receiving Feedback
Feedback, both positive and remedial, can be a powerful tool for developing people and enhancing the performance of organizational teams.However, when used improperly, feedback can become a demoralizing and dehumanizing weapon that destroys teams. Given this distinction, it would be wise for all...  Read More
Avoid the dangers of “Groupthink”
Encourage dialogue and open discussion with your team to avoid groupthink.You have heard me say that we attract staff by reflecting an authentic image of ourselves that resonates with those who share our values and purpose. This is how we build an organization that reflects what we individually and...  Read More
A Whole is Greater Than a Sum of Its Parts
First coined by the philosopher Aristotle, the phrase “a whole is greater than a sum of its parts” still has a lot of relevance in this day in age. This is the basis behind the idea of teamwork. If the full dental team isn’t working in synergy your practice isn’t going to be...  Read More
Create a Dental Office Where People Want to Work
5 Strategies to Improve Positivity in your Dental OfficeIn their book,How Full Is Your Bucket?, Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton provide the student of practice management with a powerful lesson in understanding human potential and motivation. The metaphor in this book suggests that each person...  Read More
Why Should Dentists Care About Systemization?
Over the last 50 years, thousands of successful businesses across many different industries have proved that turnkey or “systemized” organizations are more profitable, more flexible, less stressful, less volatile, and offer more predictable quality. Companies like UPS, McDonalds,...  Read More
Continuous Improvement: The Practice’s Culture
Continuous Improvement: The Practice’s Culture“Remember, a dead fish can float downstream, but it takes a live one to swim upstream.”“No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.”"We do not pretend to have achieved perfection, but we do have a system, and it...  Read More

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