How Google Helps New Patients find Your Practice

 We live in a world of options. We have multiple options for the smallest of products and services we may require. However, there is one entity that has been able to remain a monopoly in this sea of options. This entity is Google. Based on its constantly evolving algorithms, the Google Search Engine is a major powerful business tool. You …

8 Top Tips from the Master of Scale

Anyone who has thumbed through the shelves looking for a good read on succeeding in business or ever considered enrolment in an entrepreneurial program will recognise Verne Harnish as a giant in the world of business strategy. He is a true empire builder – the true Master of Scale. In this blog I share Verne’s insights on entrepreneurship.  His success …

Competitive Intelligence: Critical to the survival of Your Dental Practice

When you hear the words intelligence thrown in with competitiveness, your mind wanders to the other dental practice down the road or that shiny new clinic in town with the enormous signs offering lower fixed priced treatments right?  You might make a mental note to run a whitening special leading up to the Christmas party season, or look into updating …

How to Successfully Introduce a New Surgical Procedure

Introducing a new surgical process can be exciting and nerve-wrecking. It takes a lot deliberation, education and above all hefty investments to put a new surgical process on the table. However, many a time, in the flurry getting it out to your patients, you forget the most important component- on how to make it a success.  Introducing is more difficult …

Treating Kids: 6 Key Steps to successful Paediatric Dentistry

Dealing with kids can be fun, exciting and nerve-wrecking, all at the same time. Now add surgical chair and needles to the mix and you are just waiting for a small volcano to erupt. Paediatric dentistry is not for everyone. You need to have a lot of patience, be a great communicator and apply strategic planning to successfully deliver treatments.  …

Guide to Investing in a Lucrative Passive Income Stream

Do you have only one mouth mirror, one dental tweezers, probe and scaler lying around your practice? The chances are the answer is ‘No.’ You probably have a couple of extra tools hanging around in case one goes missing. You can’t just leave your patient sitting vulnerably in the chair while you go find or buy yourself a probe.  Now …

From Profitable to Scalable: Your Journey to a Thriving Practice

So what is the big difference between a profitable practice and a scalable practice anyway? Business owners mistakenly use these terms interchangeably, and limit their business’s growth as a result. A profitable business is one with healthy cash flow and a great Profit and Loss Statement and Balance Sheet.  But that doesn’t represent scalability. Good profits can take a dive …

What Farmers Can Teach Dentists about Wealth Creation

Farmers and dentists aren’t really talked about in the same sentence. You are probably wondering about the correlation between these two careers! Today I am talking you through  strategies a farmer uses from the process of sowing a seed, nurturing a plant, to identifying and weeding out the hazards and then harvesting the fruits of labour with patience and diligence. …

How to Run a Sustainable Dental Practice

Running a successful business is hard enough, running a sustainable and successful business would be much harder right? We all want to serve higher purposes, but we just don’t have the resources, the time, the equipment or the team to support such practices. But what if it doesn’t take all that to be more conscious.  What if I told you …

How To Boost The Value And Saleability Of Your Practice

No matter what future plans you have for your practice, the chances are you never know what’s around the corner. Opportunities can come out of nowhere. You may decide to move to a bigger, fancier location, take a space in a new shopping precinct, have a potential buyer knock on your door, make a tree or sea change with your …