Team Approach to Scheduling

Who is responsible for filling openings in your schedule?  Many dental teams respond by motioning toward a stressed-out member of the front office team who has regular nightmares about cancellations. But if… Continue On +

Relaxation Leads to Inspiration

Now you have the perfect excuse to take time off: relaxation leads to inspiration.  A recent article in the Wall Street Journal by Barbara Haislip explores insights experienced by entrepreneurs while on… Continue On +

Guiding Dental Patients to Schedule at the “Right Time”

Ideal schedules and pre-blocks that optimize production look great on paper, but the inevitable question is how do you get dental patients to schedule at the “right time.” Consider your own experiences… Continue On +

Scheduling Your Ideal Day

Have you ever had one of those days where you sprint from operatory to operatory, barely having five minutes for lunch, running late the entire day, and when you finally finish you… Continue On +

Ellie Days

My five-year-old niece, Ellie, announced to her parents one Sunday morning that this was Ellie Day and she asked for extra attention and toys.  My sister and brother-in-law, who both have a… Continue On +

Fresh Out of Wasted Time

Daylight Savings Time and the start of spring are reminders that we are almost a quarter of the way through the New Year.  Precious time keeps ticking, and I guess if we… Continue On +

Time: The Extinct Species

I read a recent thought of the day from Franklin Covey that suggested we take a day and see how much time we spend engaged in activities we can label “unimportant.” One… Continue On +