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Dental Hygiene Launched Me Into Lifelong Adventure

It all started in third grade. I was heading out to recess on a warm spring day. Like most kids, we were all in a hurry. That’s when it happened. A major face plant...
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Inspiring Growth Fresh Out of Dental School

Growth can come suddenly. Or gradually. Or both. The phone rang, and I kept saying yes to everything that was asked of me until I hung up and realized what I had committed myself to....
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Trusting The Process

A process is defined by Wikipedia as a series of steps or actions to achieve a particular end. We are more familiar with processes than we care to recognize. For example, think back on...
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Profession Progression, the Story of a Lifetime, Part 4: Nancy Kagan

When I sat down to put my career story on “paper,” I realized a few things: My story doesn’t begin with the start of my career. It’s been a long journey with many twists...

My World Changed With A Phone Call!

I like to say that I came into dental marketing by accident, but that’s not quite true. It was 2005, I had a BA in Marketing, and like many new college graduates, I had...

How Do You ‘Show Up’ in the World?

On my way to California a couple of weeks ago to join the family of the Speakers Consultants Network, I passed some of the time by watching a movie. It was based on the...

The Serendipity of Connection     

What do Mrs. D.C. Green, Klaus Lang, Connie Dugan, Kristy Menage-Bernie & Trisha O’Hehir have in common? They have been key game changers in my career path. It started with my dad… Dad hired me...

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I cut my teeth in the dental industry with a team that literally ruined me for life. They were impeccable in the execution of systems, attention to detail and functioning as a team. The...

Resilience – Learning to View Failure Differently

At 31 I achieved my professional dream. I started a dental acquisition affiliate group, and with the help of a partner and some investors, we bought our first dental practice. This was a particularly...

Change Begins with a Culture of One

I stared at the blank walls in my apartment. There were still many boxes to unpack. The silence was deafening, and my mind was racing. I was faced with questions we hope we never...

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