SpouseTales Snippet 9: I don’t want to fly the plane! I want to serve...

Some people are made for the left-brained detailed-oriented professions, and others are equally made for the right-brain, people-oriented, or artsy professions. In the practice, I’ve never wanted to “fly the plane” or “drive the...

The Path to Burnout

Resentment and the feeling of being ineffective are the paths to burnout. Resentment and feeling ineffective stem from things like patient noncompliance, poor working environment, not enough time to provide quality care, poor instruments,...

SpouseTales Snippet 7: “Seasons of Change”

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...

Dental Spotlight: Meet Meg Dietzel

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,...

The Gift of Vulnerability

Annette, the interim CEO of a mid-sized marketing company, was struggling to find the best way to deliver a speech to her employees in which she’d have to reveal some bad news about their...

SpouseTales Snippets 5: Getting Up And Doing It Again

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...

Thank You, For the Lesson in Manners

“I don’t think there is a market for that,” Mike said to me. Chad was silent. “You’d have to check and see. What competitive research have you done?” he continued.  “Well, I haven’t found...

Connect With A Woman in Dentistry- You’ll Be Glad You Did.

I woke up early this morning to write this blog. That is the best time for me to get my thoughts on paper or Word Doc ☺. Before I started to write, Dr. Laura...
Are your actions stealing someone else’s joy?

SpouseTales Snippets 3: Are your actions stealing someone else’s joy?

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....
As the team leader of your practice, do you feel held hostage?

SpouseTales Snippets 2 – Doctor Held Hostage, It’s a Real Thing!

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...

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