Lessons 8 to 13 for Dental Practice Entrepreneurs: Part 2

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Last week, I shared with you the first seven entrepreneurial lessons for dental practice owners… The lessons are based on my experiences during my own journey and are combined with the business insights of my podcast guest, dental entrepreneur and practice ownership consultant Dr Nauvneel Kashyap. Here are lessons 8 to 13… #8 of 13 Entrepreneurial Lessons: Apply focus in …

13 Entrepreneurial Lessons for Dental Practice Owners: Part 1

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When I started out, entrepreneurial tendencies were frowned upon. Being a dental entrepreneur or dental-preneur as I used to refer to it in my articles, was considered dodgy, or a sign of carelessness towards patients. Instead of running from this label, I fully embraced it;  and I remember standing tall and responding to the negativity. I’d say, “Absolutely, I am …

5 Reasons Why A-Type Personalities are on the Brink of Burnout

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Everybody wants to bring their A game to work, but dentists are prone to burnout! When I was at university I had the mindset that I either did something perfectly or it was wrong. A-Type personalities are competitive, controlling, high-functioning, have a sense of urgency, feel time poor, as well as having perfection as their standard… Are you also doing …

Top 7 Secrets to Being the Best Practice Leader Possible

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I like to remind my clients that people are not born leaders. And that great leadership skills are learned – which is the good news, but how do we know what makes a great leader? And for those of us already leading, how do we avoid getting stuck in the rut of managing instead of leading our team? We don’t …

5 Savvy Ways to Use SEO to Attract New Patients

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It seems dental SEO can no longer afford to be thrown in the ‘too hard’ basket. Dentists who want to grow and scale their dental practice are becoming SEO savvy. No longer content just to engage an SEO expert, they’re also building their own dental SEO muscle. Whether it’s through experience (sometime painful) or necessity (who doesn’t want new patients?), …

Top Tips for Making Big Impacts as a Dental Entrepreneur

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Every dental entrepreneur is juggling multiple priorities. Patient care, business finances, operational and team challenges. However, amongst the melee, there is an underlying drive to make a bigger impact. We’re looking to make an impact that goes beyond our daily business and leave a legacy that endures. But how is that done? It’s difficult when so much of our energy …

The Master Guide to Referral Marketing for Dentists

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Referral marketing is a seriously under utilised strategy for generating new patients. How do I know? Speaking and working with dentists and dental specialists day in, day out, I know that many of us are just coming to terms with marketing and how it impacts our business success. At some level, we feel overwhelmed. We wrestle with marketing questions, like: …

The 5 Point Workplace Relations Checklist for Harmonious Dental Business

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There’s no doubt workplace relations in dental business can be challenging. True for even the most emotionally intelligent among we dental entrepreneurs, it’s an area of business that requires ongoing care and attention. Occasionally, it even requires a tough conversation or two. But what if I was to tell you it is possible to enjoy harmonious workplace relations? What if …

Intellectual Property for Dentists: ‘Must Know’ Info for 2018

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If I said it was high time you got yourself to an intellectual property (IP) workshop for dentists, you might think I was slightly off track with my coaching strategy. However, if you’re a dental entrepreneur, chances are at some point, the question of intellectual property will come onto your radar. In fact, now more so than ever, if you …

Why Success is Not a Solo Sport: A Checklist for Every Dental Entrepreneur

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Every dental entrepreneur can learn a lot from the sporting arena. Especially at the elite level, there are lessons for dental business that warrant a ‘sit up and focus’ kind of attention. Now, I’m partial to my sporting analogies, it’s true. But I have to say, I was more than inspired when Steven Bradbury gave the keynote speech at our …