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I was in the third row sitting in a room full of friends and close colleagues. I was excited to be there, to be with these people. And at the same time, I was scared. Really scared.  My consulting business,...
You’re doing all the right things to grow your practice. You’re investing in ongoing training, utilizing state of the art equipment and keeping up with your marketing. There is, however, a right way and wrong way to approach marketing. Be...
Did you say you work with your sister in the same office? For many siblings, the thought of working together causes anxiety and anticipated strife. We see our relationship as sisters and dental partners to be true, stable, unique,...
“The people who are writing for us are giving the best advice we could possibly give,” say’s Anne Duffy, RDH in today’s podcast. A practicing dental hygienist, Anne is passionate about helping others.
A graduate of The Ohio State University's dental hygiene program, Anne practiced in 6 states, finally settling in Charlotte, NC, with her husband and three kids. Anne continues to practice one day a week as a dental hygienist. View...
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 marriage!
 In this SBWC episode, Claudia talks with Anne Duffy about her new magazine DeW Life. A great resource for women entrepreneurs. Anne welcomes women in all areas of dentistry to submit articles that inspire and encourage all DeWers.
The patient experience is a critical, yet highly complex consideration in the building and success of a practice. Comfort is important, but things like convenience, interaction with staff, and so many other elements come into play. Making the needle...
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 that the only thing we...
On September 21, 2015, my life forever changed. At 4:00 a.m. I was awakened by the police at my door informing me that my son Sean was dead. He died of an opioid overdose. I waited until 6:00 a.m. to call...
We are going to jump right into a topic that we all love to hate in the dental industry – insurance reimbursements. While most of my posts address the emotional side of leadership, there are certainly times where tactical...