Do you feel like screaming as the holidays get closer? One photo of my twins with their little faces screwed up, bawling reminds me to keep calm and carry on during the last quarter of the year. Why do...
Not that long ago, I was super-fit. I was practicing yoga several times a week, going for long walks and eating uber-healthy. Not for any reasons of vanity; it just felt good. I was on track to getting healthy...
There is a certain type of kid in every school—one who carries a toothbrush in his or her backpack to actually use after lunch break or one who has an innate fear of candy (especially the sticky kind). This...
Owning a dental practice encompasses so much more than the services you provide. You become responsible not only for the health and well-being of your patients, but also the health and productivity of your business. So how do you...
What are your holiday traditions? What do you think of when you think of family holiday traditions? Maybe you think of driving through the neighborhood and looking at the Christmas lights, making cookies with your grandma, peppermint hot chocolate, ice...
My Dental Career Story Started at Age 13 Who would have thought that, in 1973, when I was 13 years old, having my mother drop me off at my father’s dental practice after school would be the start of a...

Dew Autumn 2018

If you have been to my lecture in the past ten years, you more than likely have heard a quote from a sign in my corporate office of years past that stated simply “BE HAPPY or BE GONE.” Participants...
When you think of an outlaw dentist, who comes to mind? Probably John Henry "Doc" Holliday, the dentist turned gunfighter who was portrayed by Val Kilmer in the 1993 hit Tombstone. Depending on your definition of an outlaw, the...
Twenty five years ago, I had the good fortune to marry a young dental school student while I was starting my own career in marketing. As an experienced strategic planner and writer who grew up in the agency world,...