Richard Branson’s Top 10 Tips for A Successful Business

Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson is arguably one of the most successful businessmen in the world. Branson’s net worth is 5.6 billion US dollars. Not bad for a kid with dyslexia who dropped out of school at 16 to start a magazine. One of his teachers famously said he’d either end up in prison or change the world and become a multi-millionaire. …

How to Create a Winning Team Like Sir Richard Branson

create a winning team like Sir Richard Branson

Of course, you’ve heard of him. Sir Richard Branson has built a hugely successful range of businesses under the Virgin banner. There’s Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Mobile, Virgin Megastores … the list is virtually endless. Forbes listed Branson’s estimated net worth at over $5 billion in January 2016. And he’s built Virgin into a worldwide success by focusing on one thing: …

How To Be Financially Savvy In A World Of Struggling Dentists

financial intelligence

Financial intelligence – what does that mean to you? Do you know your finances intimately? More importantly, would you like less financial stress? Too often practice owners simply rely on what their accountant tells them and keep an eye on the bank balance. They don’t develop their own financial intelligence. They evaluate the past by reviewing their finances at the …

7 Deadly Sins of Marketing And What to Learn From Them

deadly sins of marketing

What do you want from your marketing? Let me guess. You want to generate leads that you can turn into dental patients who will shout your praises from the rooftops. They’ll then become an army of people marketing your business for free. Unfortunately, I see many dentists investing a great deal of time and money in marketing that doesn’t pay …

How to fill Your Appointment Book Without Spending a Cent on Advertising

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It’s the stuff of nightmares, isn’t it? An empty appointment book, I mean. Or one with gaps. You can lie awake at night worrying about it. Wondering how you’re going to pay the bills next month. Wondering how other practice owners seem to have a steady flow of patients. Wondering if it’s all worth it. You also wonder what to …

The Secret to Running a Successful Business

leadership

What’s the secret? The secret to running a successful business that is. Rather than having that successful business run you. Because some people seem to thrive on the success of their businesses. But others seem weighed down by the responsibilities and demands that come with business success. At dental school, we learn how to be a great dentist, but we …

The Shocking Truth About Magic Bullets In Business

magic bullets in business

Enticing isn’t it? To think there is a magic bullet out there. Something quick and simple that you can implement. Something that doesn’t require a lot of time or effort, and will make your business soar. Some magic secret that only a few people know. And there are plenty of people out there selling magic bullets. The only problem is …

Recruitment Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Hiring Stellar Staff

hiring stellar staff

How do you go about hiring stellar staff? Your team are critical to your business. Yet it can be hard to hire the right people into the right roles. Great staff are worth their weight in gold. They can smooth over problems before they arise, provide you with a sounding board for new ideas, and catapult your business into the stratosphere. But …

How To Create A Practice Your Patients Will Love

create a practice your patients will love

Do you like coffee? I love coffee. I love everything about it. The smell, the flavour, spending time with friends, the ritual of drinking it – everything. Wherever I live, I like to find a great café. When I lived in Brisbane, my cafe of choice was Espresso Republic in the City. Now that I live in Canberra, I like …

5 Little Known Factors That Could Affect Your Dental Practice Growth

Dental practice growth

Can you hear that? It’s the sound of competition, breathing down your neck. Pounding footsteps close on your heels. Chasing you to run faster, run harder and do better. You know there’s fierce competition between dental practices. So how do you ensure you’re the one that not only survives but thrives? The answer is to Do Something Different. I’m not …