Things I Wish I Had Known Right After I Graduated

It is a long, difficult, tedious and expensive journey to earn the right to practice dentistry. It is then only understandable that you want to dig right into those teeth and get some work done. You know you’ve learned it all, invested it all and it’s time to reap the benefits of it all. But, maybe not just yet. Most …

A Business Owner’s Guide to Change, Transition and Self Mastery

Nobody likes uncertainty; no one likes to not be in control of what tomorrow will hold for them. And this is the number one reason why people become complacent and unwelcoming of change. But whether you like it or not, that is the only constant in your life. Life will remain uncertain because it is forever evolving; so the best …

Leadership Hacks For Personal and Professional Growth

The first step to mastering any skill is to first be aware and accept that there is still a lot of learning to do. This is especially true for people in leadership roles. They are so hardwired to believe that they need to have all the answers, be correct all the time and have the tendency to always be right. …

Design Your Own Career and Future By Reinventing Yourself

It is never easy to go back to square one; to tell yourself to start again. To accept that things did not turn out as they should have and it is time to do things differently; to reinvent yourself to be able to wake up in the morning with a smile on your face and the desire to actually go …

How to Master Deep Listening

How often do you really pay attention to what other people are saying? Our social media news feeds are swarming with people filling us in on their lives, but the moment you open the app, you get busy posting your own updates. You may scroll through the feed, like a picture, comment a customary compliment and then move on without …

How to Bounce Back from a Setback

We all have setbacks; it is part and parcel of living on this beautiful planet. Listen to anyone’s success story and they’d tell you about how they moved forward against the odds; how they fought back against forces to be where they are. And it all sounds inspirational, amazing and impossible to achieve!‘ Thomas Edison can do 1800 experiments before …

Build and lead Teams Effectively with the Help of Storytelling

How does storytelling have anything to do with fixing people’s teeth? Why are we even discussing storytelling on a dental business blog? And who leads teams by telling them stories anyway? I can almost hear the gasps as I write this down. Maybe I am mistaken, you think; but what if I tell you I am not? Yes, I am …

Going Digital and Beyond

As dentists and business owners, you are always on the lookout for upgrades. Always learning, always growing. And in this Digital Age, growth without the incorporation of technology can be quite limiting. Dentistry is no different. Newer methods using digital technology are available and pretty much changing the dental treatment landscape for the better. Have you incorporated these technologies as …

How Little Things Make A Big Difference in Marketing

So what is your marketing budget? How much are you willing to invest in promoting your practice? Are marketing gurus hunting you down on social media, via emails and personal phone calls? Are they promising to take your marketing and your business to another level by offering ‘fool proof’ marketing strategies that your competitors aren’t even aware of? Can you …

Leadership Roles- Are you the Master or The Servant?

“Liberate yourself from the need to be right.”     Seth Godin This quote by Seth Godin really resonates with me; because it is everything that is wrong with the role of leadership today. We are so consumed by the idea of being in power and leading a bunch of people that our need to be right precedents business interests and …