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STOP THINKING LIKE A DENTIST IV (THE STAFF OWNERSHIP FACTOR)

When it comes to successful businesses, timing, location, and demographics are always super important. But when I see doctors “thinking like a dentist” I often see some disconnect in understanding, assembling, training, and keeping a great staff. Through the years …

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STOP THINKING LIKE A DENTIST III

In the first two parts of “stop thinking like a dentist” we’ve seen that viewing solo practice as a destination or benchmark for dentists is not the best approach and also how debt and entitlement can cripple a successful dental …

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STOP THINKING LIKE A DENTIST II – DELIGHTING IN SACRIFICE IN THE FACE OF INSTANT GRATIFICATION

(I have had a lot of requests to look at individual office numbers and I am just about all caught up, so if you are thinking you want to do this, please go ahead and send your Growth Analysis Spreadsheet

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STOP THINKING LIKE A DENTIST (BAD)

The title embodies everything that represents getting off track in dentistry. I want you to consider that the phrase “Thinking Like a Dentist” for all our purposes means something bad. As the dental and economic climate of the …

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CRUSHING CONFIDENCE OR REINFORCING INSECURITIES?

Summit Practice Solutions was built on a philosophy of the Purpose Driven, Doctor Led, Staff Owned practice management office culture. These foundational principles were taken from my main office in McKinney, Texas, with over 3 decades of private practice success …

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Porter’s Five Forces

My brain seems to work this way. I feel if I can present an irrefutable truth along with a pathway to success you will improve your practice. Part of this is my proclivity to look at some of the same …

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MONEY, MONEY, MONEY, MONEY

This will be the final article in this series and I wanted to tackle a couple of myths, challenges, and benchmarks. Personal finance blogger Zach of Four Pillar Freedom (http://www.fourpillarfreedom.com/) created a simple chart that breaks down at …

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MONEY MAKES THE WORLD GO AROUND

Round two of facing the undeniable consequences of not being engaged and consistent while starting early with a sound financial protocol. To get you in the mood again, click this link and take a listen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBtn2NQ5k58&sns=em

Why do lottery winners …

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MONEY

Most of you have heard me tell you about my past: Divorce, cocaine, faith, and a new life. I want to take a couple of articles and discuss money as it applies to both practice and life decisions. I believe …

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TIPS ON HOW TO KEEP STAFF TURNOVER LOW

One of the most prevalent characteristics of a “Donor” practice is high staff turnover. If you are not keeping staff for 5 or more years, you are a donor practice. High staff turnover also indicates poor systems, management, leadership, and …

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