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I was in my twenties, doggedly pursuing my dream of being a professional actress in New York City. Auditions—and rejections—were challenging and discouraging. To fuel my bruised creative spirit, I took supportive acting classes; and I soaked in every...
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. We absolutely love to honor...
Team Respect and Culture Thank you, Anne Duffy, for inviting me to host a series of blogs to address entrepreneurial issues facing women in dentistry; what a treat! This month we kick off with the topic of team respect and...
Working for The First Smiles Cooperative Extension Christy Stuth starts her day packing up Spiderman and My Little Pony toothbrushes along with a portable dental screening kit, and then drives to a preschool an hour and a half away. As...
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 decision made, leaves them feeling...
High School Dreams When I was in high school, I already had my entire life planned out. I was going to be married by 25 years old. Have 2 kids. Own a grey house on 2 acres (very specific, I...
I was born the second of seven children to low-income, high-love parents. They raised me with wonderful principles and the gift of a large family. My mother stayed home, and our family was far from rich. Many times I...
Dad's Life Lesson Growing up in Fremont Ohio, my dad instilled something in my four sisters and I so strongly, it’s still with us every single day. His golden rule of “if you aren’t early, you’re late!” was to him...
Every person you meet has a story. All stories have a beginning, middle, and end, as does life. Each day we have the wonderful opportunity to shape the lives of others and guide the direction or path they take...
Gear up, team! Dentistry is becoming the starting place for preventive medicine. We are on the front lines and set to be the leaders in confronting chronic illnesses. What a time to be a...