From Ordinary to Extraordinary: How to Create a Self-Managing Team... Filmed Live at Townie Meeting

Townie Meeting 2017 Lecture Series
This course is part of Townie Meeting 2017 Lecture Series
Series View Cost: $295
Course Count: 13
Series Credit Cost: Included
Total Credits: 25
Paul Edwards, From Ordinary to Extraordinary: How to Create a Self-Managing Team... Filmed Live at Townie Meeting
Speaker: Paul Edwards
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: MP4 Video
In this course you will discover secrets to creating game-changing mission and purpose statements that will engage your team and get them to buy in on the practice’s strategic goals. This course will ...more
  • Running Time: 1 hour
  • Released: 8/16/2017
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2022
  • Review Date: 6/30/2019
CE Details
Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 550.

The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.

The fee to view the entire series is $295. This cost includes all fees to take all exams and claim your CE credits.


Behind nearly every high-performing dental office is a set of strategic tools that create the perfect conditions where a unique, talented team can thrive and begin to self-manage. Those tools are your purpose statement, mission statement, and core values. Join Paul Edwards to learn what steps will transform your employees into a self-managing team where each team member loves what they do and excels at every aspect of it. You’ll discover secrets to creating game-changing mission and purpose statements that will engage your team and get them to buy in on the practice’s strategic goals. You’ll also learn why creating a robust set of core values will not only help you hire better people, but will also vastly improve your management conversations. Have your employees take this course! You will leave this 90-minute presentation with a clear understanding of how this strategic process is the first step towards transforming a good team and practice into one that’s truly extraordinary.

Description of Speaker:
Mr. Paul Edwards is the CEO and co-founder of CEDR HR Solutions. With over 25 years of experience as a manager and business owner, Paul is well-known throughout the dental community for helping dentists successfully handle employee issues and safely navigate the complex and ever-changing employment and labor law landscape. Paul is the author of HR Base Camp, a blog and podcast channel for dentists and health care providers. He is also a featured writer for many publications and regularly speaks at dental seminars, conferences and CE courses across the country.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • Understand how a powerful purpose statement, mission statement, and core values will transform average results and teams into extraordinary ones.
  • Write an office-wide purpose statement that inspires you and your team.
  • Craft a mission statement that excites the team and provides a blueprint for reaching internal growth and development goals.
  • Identify the perfect core values that will help align your team and lead to exceptional performance.
  • Together with your team, translate your new strategic tools into an action plan you can implement immediately.

The speaker declares that neither he nor any member of his family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program. He does declare that he does have a financial interest in consulting and educating dental professionals on the topics that he lectures on.

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Farran Media is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at
American General Dentistry (AGD), Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) approved, FAGD / MAGD Credit Farran Media is a nationally approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2022. Provider ID# 304396
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.

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