VISION Quest: The Art of Empowering Employees Through Purpose and Process

Dr. Chris Griffin, VISION Quest: The Art of Empowering Employees Through Purpose and Process
Speaker: Dr. Chris Griffin
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: PDF
Increased competition is forcing dentists to operate outside of their comfort zones. While most are not equipped to become CEOs in the truest sense of the word, utilizing a solid leadership system tha...more
  • Released: 12/1/2017
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2025
  • Review Date: 6/30/2022
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Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 550.

There is no fee to view this course. There is a fee of $36 to take the exam and claim CE credits for this course.

Don’t believe the lie that you must work more or become a tyrant to achieve success. You already have everything you need; the challenge is getting rid of the things you don’t. Unlock the potential of a stress-free, laid-back style of leadership that empowers your team and restores balance through a fresh perspective and strategic approach. Your team needs three things to allow your ideal practice to materialize: the vision of the doctor; a vehicle that allows the proper environment and culture to thrive inside your practice; and validation. These “three V’s” are the backbone of every great dental practice today.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Initiate a leadership strategy that inspires action while reducing stress.
  • Utilize the VISION process that equips staff to achieve like never before.
  • Understand their options as they pertains to the continued growth of corporate dentistry in our profession.
  • Begin organizing and tracking the tasks needed to implement new ideas and procedures into the practice.
  • Understand the philosophy behind the new incentive system for dental team members described in the article.
Description of Speaker:
After a 2013 fire made him rethink his purpose, Dr. Chris Griffin began a mission to help dentists compete in an ever-changing landscape, avoid burnout and enjoy practice again. His strategic systems, including the Silicon Valley Bonus System, enable practice breakthroughs and lessen the burdens that cause stress through an easygoing leadership process that energizes teams and takes pressure off the doctor. Teaching other dentists how they can be more effective as leaders and inspire staff excellence without feeling the stress of micromanagement is a true passion for Griffin and is the driving force of his message.

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 nor has a financial arrangement with any product or service mentioned in this course. The speaker discloses that he has a financial interest in consulting dental professionals in the subject matter that he is lecturing on.

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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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