Who Is Your “Coach?”

Pat Williams, the cofounder of the Orlando Magic and former general manager of the Chicago Bulls and 76ers said that he has yet to meet a player that didn’t need a coach.  He’s been in professional sports for 60 years – so I trust his judgment.  He’s coached some of the greats including Julius “Dr. J” Irving and Shaquille O’Neal. all great players need someone to mentor, manage, and coach them. So doall good entrepreneursContinue reading “Who Is Your “Coach?””

Ensure Your 2021 Goal I.S. M.E.T.

As we approach the end of the year, are you casually coasting to the finish line? Or are you on an all-out sprint to the finish line? You should definitely enjoy time with family and friends, and reflect on 2020, but it’s also an opportunity to finish strong and set goals for 2021. When exercising, research finds that during the 2-3 minutes of resting after a sprint, your body cranks out up to 500% orContinue reading “Ensure Your 2021 Goal I.S. M.E.T.”

Salt Shaker Leadership

If you own a practice, you need to read or listen to this book! It’s called Setting the Table, by Danny Meyer. He’s the guy who started Shake Shack and many other successful restaurants. He teaches multiple principles in the book that are just as applicable to a restaurant as they are a dental practice, such as: Make the service and hospitality more valuable than the product Reinforcing culture in your business as the ownerContinue reading “Salt Shaker Leadership”

Go the Distance – Finish Strong!

It’s that time of year again, the time of year to be distracted! Santa Claus is coming to town and he’s coming to distract you and your team from you are your ankles. Should you ignore Christmas and be a Scrooge? Absolutely not! This is a great time to be giving and think of others, especially your team members, patients and of course your family. But don’t forget to go to the distance and finishContinue reading “Go the Distance – Finish Strong!”

(Ice) Fishing for Relationships

I’m not a huge fisherman, but I do enjoy Ice Fishing during our Utah Winters. Here’s why I enjoy it more than regular fishing: No dirt (snow instead) No snags (your line drops straight down the middle of the lake – no weeds or lake  grass to mess up your hooks) Less crowds Relaxing in the sun Here are 5 basic guidelines to successful Ice Fishing that apply to building your relationships with new patientsContinue reading “(Ice) Fishing for Relationships”