Dental Success Insights

Dental Practice: Deep Brain Habits

March 10, 2022

Creation of Habits A while back I gave a talk at one of DSI’s Elite Practice Mastermind meetings with Dr. Mark Costes. Usually a few of the coaches give a short presentation, and the most interesting thing I had been researching right before that was actually something that cropped back up: Habits. If you’re a […]

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Dental Practice: Creating a Super Bowl Team

February 8, 2022

Organizational Culture  Last fall, the NFL season kicked off with the Super Bowl Champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers hosting the Dallas Cowboys. The Buccaneers are the first team in 30 years to bring back every single starter, all 22 of them, back for the following year after winning the super bowl. In this day and age […]

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Dental Success Network: Your Personal Ethos

January 25, 2022

Guiding Principles E●thos: n. the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its beliefs and aspirations. Last weekend I had the pleasure of connecting with my Elite Practice Mastermind Group for the first time in 2022. It being the first meeting of the year I’m sure it is not surprising that […]

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The Answer to Burnout

January 18, 2022

Is it time to hire an associate?  Since the pandemic, we’ve all been struggling with overwhelming headwinds: staffing issues,  government rules changing daily, supply shortages, etc. We’ve all felt the pressures to work harder for this time and fortify our businesses and bank accounts. One of the most common themes of the past two years […]

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Running a Dental Practice: Say No (More)

January 11, 2022

The Value of Time Running a dental practice and balancing life is difficult. No bones about it. We are pulled as business owners, we are pulled as parents, and it seems like there’s never enough time. In order to be more successful in life, and to be better at the things that we say are […]

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Dental Practice: Profit First in 2022

January 4, 2022

Profitability System Since we just ended 2021, maybe you’ve looked at your profitability and thought, “Hmm, that’s not what I wanted.” Or maybe you thought, “Where the Fu@! Is my profit?!?!” Dental practice profit is based on a variety of factors, as you well know. Inside DSN, this is a HOT topic, especially when everyone […]

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Take Control of Your Future

December 28, 2021

4 Futures Challenge The new year is often a time for reflection on our lives and evaluating areas where we may be falling short. Taking control of your future starts with reflection of the past. How is your physical health? How are the relationships with your family and friends? How is your mental well being? […]

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Habits of a Dental Blackbelt

December 21, 2021

Blackbelt Practices In working with thousands of practices over the past decade we have seen themes arise within the most successful practices. Those practices running efficiently, profitably, and systematically we call “Blackbelt Practices”. In a presentation I gave to our Transformation 45 Course attendees I shared the Master Blackbelt Checklist. This includes the systems and […]

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Dental Practice: What Gets Measured Gets Managed

December 14, 2021

Measuring and Managing The RIGHT Things We’ve always heard the phrase: What gets measured gets managed. This quote is often attributed to management theorist Peter Drucker, although he admitted he never said it or created it. However, the point is still applicable–If we are to improve, we must measure, make incremental adjustments, and try again. […]

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The Efficient Hiring System!

December 7, 2021

Hiring Resources As we go into 2022 job openings remain high in every industry and, listening to our members, we know it’s a struggle to fill open positions in every area of the dental practice. Creating a successful hiring system isn’t a challenge unique to the dental industry. Based on a study by the US […]

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