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LOCATION, LUCK, AND TIMING

I’ve had the privilege of visiting just about every imaginable type of practice you can think of: Big, small, productive, struggling, new, old, happy, sad, urban, rural, everything. You would think that I would limit my research to just the …

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THE TWO MINUTE CHANGE THAT WILL DOUBLE YOUR CASE ACCEPTANCE

When it comes to work and challenges, I love to have an advantage going in. If you could add a black and white strategy that never fails and is completely foolproof you’d have a can’t lose protocol. No grey here, …

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ACRES OF DIAMONDS STORY

I first heard this true story on an audiotape recording from Earl Nightingale. It is so powerful that I wanted to present it to each of you. I think the moral speaks for itself. The text comes from the Nightingale …

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CHANGE FROM DENTIST TO RAINMAKER

Are you a thermostat or a thermometer? That is, are you a controlling influence like a thermostat; or do you tend to go up and down depending on what happens in your environment?

Most of us come into our profession …

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STAFF CHANGE OR CHANGE STAFF

The key to any improvement starts with a good leader (this is YOU) that can easily define their vision, but vision alone will not get you anywhere. Leaders need followers and, in this case, that would be your staff. It …

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CHANGE: IN SEARCH OF FAMILIARITY

I subscribe to Seth Godin’s blog (http://sethgodin.com/sg/subscribe.aspx), and I found today’s topic a perfect fit with what we’ve been examining about change. Sometimes it is nice to find independent confirmation for strategies and assumptions you already hold. Seth …

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RADICAL: Transformational Actions

Dentistry has accepted two huge lies: The past will return, and the justification for entitlement that says: As Dentists we deserve to be successful. I was re-reading a book by David Platt called Radical: Taking Back Your Faith

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CHANGE DEMANDS THAT YOU GIVE UP

There is a commonality to circumstance that many of us overlook. Open a newspaper, watch the news or encounter people who, in at least one aspect of their lives, are super successful, and we are envious and want to duplicate …

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DENTAL ENVY CAN LEAD TO SUCCESS

Don’t be coy. We all suffer from dental envy and envy in general. It is about time that we admit it and use it to propel ourselves to success.

The definition of Envy:

  • Noun: A feeling of discontented
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    WHAT CAUSES OPENINGS IN YOUR SCHEDULE?

    I’ve gotten four separate questions concerning “how practices last year were busy and scheduled and now there were lots of holes. What is wrong”? Could be a lot, could be just the season, but there are several places to look …

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