Artistry in Dentistry and Artistry in Creating

“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...

SpouseTales Snippet 6: “But, you’re not that spouse.”

“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...
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Coffee Cup Coaching: Accountability and Self-Worth

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...

DeW Dish LIVE #2

Did you miss the latest DeW Dish LIVE? No worries. We have it right here for you. Join us as Anne chats with Valerie Menzel of Strengths Savvy. Valerie is one of the facilitators...

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...

3 ½ Biggest Mistakes Most Practices Make With Their Marketing

You’re doing all the right things to grow your practice. You’re investing in ongoing training, utilizing state of the art equipment and keeping up with your marketing. There is, however, a right way and wrong...

Having Your Sister By Your Side Is Priceless

Did you say you work with your sister in the same office? For many siblings, the thought of working together causes anxiety and anticipated strife. We see our relationship as sisters and dental partners...

Dental Office Design Competition: A Conversation With DR. Sarah...

The patient experience is a critical, yet highly complex consideration in the building and success of a practice. Comfort is important, but things like convenience, interaction with staff, and so many other elements come...

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...
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Coffee Cup Coaching: Feeling Hog-tied by Fees In the Dental Industry

We are going to jump right into a topic that we all love to hate in the dental industry – insurance reimbursements. While most of my posts address the emotional side of leadership, there...

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