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Kay Huff and Melissa Sprau of Benco joined Anne to explain how the company adapted to the needs of continued coaching during the COVID lockdowns. They also discuss the importance of virus protection when designing your dental office.  There are...
What is the best part of your job? When I’m speaking, it’s watching those light bulbs go off. In the dental office, it’s the patients whose lives we change... be it through their smiles or by helping them sleep...
How can it feel like yesterday that I was seeing most of my clients in the office making a personal connection? At this moment, mid-April 2020, the world is experiencing an unimaginable crisis that has impacts both personally and...

BeLive: Caitlin Nicke

Caitlin Nicke, President and COO of Vermillion Cosmetics, joins Anne to discuss how her dental career helped inspire her to create Vermillion. Such a great conversation, you won't want to miss it!
In today’s world, it seems that so many people are trying to fit into a certain mold instead of truly exploring their own path to happiness. When we set out on our journey, we do it because of how...
Platitudes are often throw away statements when people don’t know what else to say. “Look at the silver lining” or “this too shall pass.” Most are really cliché, and often disingenuous. Just ask my husband about my thoughts on...
Anne recently joined Dr. Mary Jane Hanlon on her podcast Women in Dentistry. Anne shared her thoughts on the importance of amplifying the voices of women within the dental industry.  Listen to that discussion below. And then follow the podcast for...
Some time ago, I was invited to speak at a dental meeting. The organizers thought that I should talk about life-work balance. Frankly, I was surprised. I felt that I was the least qualified person to speak about life-work...

The Beauty of Broken

Friends were coming for dinner. I enjoy entertaining so I went about my preparations, humming as I went along. The afternoon flowed smoothly, but anyone who has entertained knows the last few moments before guests arrive, can get a...
It is April of 2020, and I am writing this article as the world contends with a global pandemic the likes of which we have never seen before. It is an unfortunately dark time in our personal and professional...