Can You Afford to Ignore this Group?

April 30, 2013  | Posted by: Gary in Blog, Practice Building Strategies  |  no Comment

ecologoAs I write this blog post I am preparing to speak at the 1st Green Dental Conference hosted by the Eco-Dentistry Association coming up in Sundance, Utah. Since becoming familiar with this organization and the wonderful people who run it, I have come to embrace the concept of practicing ecologically-friendly dentistry. Not only is practicing ‘Green Dentistry’ good for the planet but turns out, it could be very good for your practice!

Recently the Nielson Company released a report titled, ‘The Global, Socially Conscious Consumer’ (here is a link to the report http://bit.ly/Zw1frQ) providing some very useful insights. The report is a result of a Nielson survey of over 28,000 online respondents from 56 countries. Here are some highlights:

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Top 5 Ways to Grow Your Whitening Business

April 24, 2013  | Posted by: Gary in Blog, Practice Building Strategies  |  no Comment

Teeth WhiteningNew Flash: People want whiter teeth! A recent USA survey reported that 85% of respondents said they wanted whiter teeth when asked what they would change about their smile. Embracing whitening is an excellent strategy to grow your practice today. Here are the top 5 ways to grow your whitening business:

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Either You Run the Day or the Day Runs You!

February 26, 2013  | Posted by: Gary in Blog, Practice Building Strategies  |  no Comment

Hand huddleToday I interviewed my good friend Dr. Todd Franklin for my Thriving Dentist Show audio podcast. Todd practices in the town of Lodi, CA and he has created a very strong practice in an area hard hit by the economic downturn. His interview will air in a couple of weeks and you’ll love it. We talk about how you can be successful wherever you are!

 

Our interview inspired this blog post. In the interview I asked Todd to provide 3 tips to help a Dentist move their practice forward in a positive direction. Without hesitation, his first tip was to always begin the day with a morning huddle.

 

The morning huddle is an important key to our success and this blog post will outline precisely how to have a successful morning huddle.

 

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