Jumpstart Your Day with a Great Morning Huddle

If constructed the right way, morning huddles can help jumpstart your day by improving teamwork and the overall flow of the day. In addition, patients benefit because the dentist and team are… Continue On +

No Need to Run from Conflict

It is a common response to want to put on your running shoes whenever you hear about conflict. Wanting to get as far away from the challenge is understandable, although it’s far… Continue On +

Important Questions for Performance Reviews

One of the most common questions dentists have about performance reviews (after covering wage-related questions) involves what to cover during the meeting. Performance reviews are ideal opportunities to learn more about your… Continue On +

How to Have Effective Meetings

Someone once said, “A meeting is an event at which the minutes are kept and the hours are lost.” If your staff meetings seem like events where hours are lost and little… Continue On +

Make Your Vision Your Action

Malcolm Gladwell once said, “The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and re-imagines the world.” If you were going to start with a clean sheet of paper, how would you… Continue On +

Leaders Show the Way

What does it take to fine-tune your leadership skills? Consider what John Maxwell once said about the subject. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the… Continue On +

Where Does the Time Go?

Are you effective at managing your time?  Many of us may not be as effective as we think, as discussed in the excellent book Deep Work by Cal Newport.  For example, in… Continue On +

Addressing Conflict with Questions

The Dalai Lama once said, “Dialogue is the most effective way of resolving conflict.” However, it is very common to react to a situation involving conflict or to move away and not… Continue On +