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As a pre-law student and tennis player, Irene Iancu never planned to go into dentistry. Getting hurt on the tennis court, combined with other life changes, lead her to the field of dental hygiene. She became a hygienist in...
Recently we’ve been recording a series about the seasons of change on the SpouseTales podcast. It’s interesting to consider how many of us have gone through a “season” in our lives that absolutely had an effect on us, both...
“Self-worth comes from ONE thing – thinking that you are worthy.”  --Wayne Dyer I always root for the underdog. From the womb, I think I had this empathic nature of just knowing and relating to those (including myself) who weren’t...
I’m in Johannesburg, South Africa discovering the desires people around the globe have in common. Safe neighborhoods, clean water, education, and a great cup of coffee among them. The first thing I discovered in this city of art and culture...
“What is it that gets you excited to get up and go to work every day?”  In 2012, I was asked this question during an interview for a software sales position, and it stopped me in my tracks.  I...
I remember believing, I mean truly believing, as a little girl that I could be anything I wanted. I would dress up in the superhero cape I made from a small blanket and save the world. However, as I...

What DeW we Dew…

How many of you started your business and then several months later you asked yourself questions like, “What was I thinking” or “Now what Dew I Dew”? How many of you didn’t make a single profit for a year?...
We are always on the lookout for the best and brightest DeWs and love to tell their stories. This short spotlight was featured in Patterson's in-house newsletter. APRIL 25, 2019 | PULSE POINTS MEET MEG DIETZEL, EMERGING FEMALE LEADER AT PATTERSON   Who...
“But, you’re not that spouse.” He actually said this. Recently in a meeting with a dental entrepreneur and multiple business owner, the label of "dental spouse" came up as it often does. What I realized as we spoke for a...
As a consultant, my phone rings daily with this one request, “Can you help me hold my team accountable?” My internal reaction is “NO!”  What I say is, “Absolutely, tell me more.” Accountability, much like leadership, empowerment, motivation, inspiration, has...