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JoAn Majors, RDA, CSP®

JoAn Majors knows the dental industry because she comes from it. She has served the industry for three decades. Her career has focused on the soft skills that create value for the procedure, service, practice or relationship involved. Often referred to as the “word surgeon” finding ways to turn tough or technical conversations into easy to repeat systems that create more value and stronger connections. JoAn has earned the distinction of CSP®, Certified Speaking Professional. She is a member of the National Speakers Association, Global Speakers Network, Speaking and Consulting Network along with many other professional organizations. She has been published in over 25 magazines and newsletters and has written multiple books. Her first book on implant dentistry has been used to train thousands of teams. JoAn has worked in every type of practice in her career, sold dental supplies and co-founded a software company that sold to their largest competitor. She served as the team training faculty member at the Misch International Implant Institute and worked as VP of Development for one of the industry’s first DSO’s. Currently, she is founder and content creation specialist of The Soft Skills Institute, LLC. JoAn’s happy place is at the front of the room inspiring teams to action with her signature “open arms” communication. This is supported by high value online follow up material for implementation by a dental team’s executor, coach or consultant. She’s also the creator and co-host of the podcast, SpouseTales. Her platform voice and her writing voice are the same. Positive and passionate but not too preachy. She is happily married to her greatest champion and best friend, Dr. Chuck Majors a second-generation dentist. She and her family reside in Texas. To learn more or see her in action, visit: www.joanmajors.com

SpouseTales Episode 4

Join JoAn and Kathy with DeW Life magazine Editor and Publisher, Anne Duffy. They all agree, Dentistry is a lifestyle and that's why it takes more time and energy from both people in any...

SpouseTales Snippets 5: Getting Up And Doing It Again

Jackson Browne said it best, “…I’ll get up and do it again. Amen!” My husband and I both love this line out of the old Jackson Browne song, The Pretender. It is a constant reminder...

What this Dental Entrepreneur Woman (DeW) learned from a DeWd!

3 Things I Learned from Dr. Roy Shelburne “I make it my job to be under the radar”. For years this is what I said when someone asked why they hadn’t met me in the...
Call the Dentist!

SpouseTales Snippets 4: Call The Dentist!

Please, pick up the phone and call the doctor if you can’t make it to the office. It still amazes me how many grown adult team members won’t just pick up the phone and call...
Are your actions stealing someone else’s joy?

SpouseTales Snippets 3: Are your actions stealing someone else’s joy?

Money or Experience One of my absolute favorite things to do for our team (and brings me great joy) is finding the special gifts my husband and I love to present to the team....
As the team leader of your practice, do you feel held hostage?

SpouseTales Snippets 2 – Doctor Held Hostage, It’s a Real Thing!

A short SpouseTale, because you can’t make this stuff up! Doctor held hostage, is a real thing. It can manifest as a feeling, an event, or the circumstance one might find themselves in after a...
These are the "day wives" of our lives.

SpouseTales Snippets 1 – These Are the “Day Wives” of Our Lives!

A Short SpouseTale, Because You Can’t Make This Stuff Up! It occurred to me, as we have begun to write short blog-type snippets exclusively for DeW Life magazine, that I should perhaps go over some...