How to Use Team Culture and Cause Marketing to Build a Thriving Practice with Michael McHenry

January 18, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Michael McHenry

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Running Time: 67 minutes

In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary interviews his friend Michael McHenry on the topic of how to use Team Culture and Cause Marketing to build a thriving practice. Michael’s formal title is President of Even Stevens, one of the hottest restaurant concepts in the US today, but he is better known as the ‘Chief Sandwich Giver’. You’ll learn what this title means in this interview! In this Show Gary and Michael discuss; Why it’s so important to create clarity of your mission, how to hire to your mission, tips to create a team of individuals that know how to make a difference, the one question to ask when interviewing a new person for your team, why cause marketing is such a powerful marketing activity and why the formula of ‘compassion meets action’ is great way to lead your team. Michael is a young Executive who is making a difference and you will really enjoy his passion for building an amazing business!

Race & Learn Event hosted by Gary Takacs and Gary Kadi
March 17-18 in Phoenix, AZ

Even Stevens

Connect with Michael on LinkedIn

CE Karma ‘CE with a Cause

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Practical Tips to Build the Implant Component of Your Practice with Dr. Philip Gordon

January 11, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Philip Gordon

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Running Time: 48 minutes

As many of our listeners know Gary is an advocate of adding dental implants (with advanced training) to your dental practice. Here are some statistics to support the need for dental implants; 76% of all Americans age 35+ are missing at least one tooth and 22% of all Americans age 60+ are completely edentulous. In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary interviews his friend Dr. Philip Gordon on how to build the implant component of your practice. In this interview, Gary and Philip discuss; Why you must develop your leadership and communication skills to achieve your full implant potential, resources to develop your leadership & communication skills, great resources for implant education, useful Academies and Associations to become involved in to advance your implant education and some easy ways to get started on your path to adding dental implants to your practice. You will enjoy Philip’s passion and genuine spirit of helping his colleagues!

Philip’s website: www.dentalimplantpractices.com

Philip’s email address: philipjgordon@gmail.com

Link to Ashley Latter’s Books: ashleylatter.com/books

Link to Dr. Justin Moody: drjustinmoody.com

Link to Dr. PK Clark & his Whitecap Institute: whitecapinstitute.com

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New Year, New You: 7 Strategies to Make 2017 Your Healthiest Year Yet! with Dr. Uche Odiatu

January 04, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 65 minutes

Ralph Waldo Emerson said; “The First Wealth is Health” and he was absolutely right! Good health is critically important if you are to achieve your full potential as a Dentist. In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary invited his fitness inspiration and mentor, Dr. Uche Odiatu to share his 7 strategies to make 2017 your healthiest year yet. In this interview Gary and Uche discuss these 7 strategies;
1) Stand and deliver
2) Sleep, you can’t sleep poorly and be 100% healthy
3) Gut flora is the new black
4) Workout your brain daily
5) Fast to last, 3 meals + 2 snacks is old news
6) Make exercise part of your daily routine
7) Java Health; coffee gets the thumbs up!

You will love Uche’s wisdom and passion for health and fitness and his practical approach at making health and wellness accessible for busy professionals.

Uche’s email address: fitlove@rogers.com

Uche’s cell number (he’s great at texting!) 416-558-1774

Uche on Facebook: www.facebook.com/odiatu

Uche on Twitter: twitter.com/Fitspeakers

Link for Uche’s Book: The Miracle of Health on Amazon

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Lessons from a Green Beret on How to Do a SWOT Analysis of Your Practice with Brett Rutherford

December 28, 2016  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 55 minutes

Business lessons can be learned from surprising places. In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary interviews his friend Brett Rutherford, retired member of the US Army Elite Special Forces better known as a ‘Green Beret’. Brett spent significant time as a Green Beret as a Paratrooper jumping from airplanes at 36,000 ft. Upon retirement from the US Army, Brett earned a college degree in finance and banking applying what he learned in his military career and his education to build a successful financial services company. In this Show, Gary and Brett discuss how to conduct a SWOT analysis of your practice. Gary and Brett discuss; The specifics of how to do a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis, the importance of conducting an internal and external SWOT analysis, how the right pension plan can be a strength in your practice, why ‘key person’ life insurance can help mitigate a potential threat and how to take action once you have conducted a SWOT analysis.

Brett’s email address: brett@rutherfordfinancial.com

Brett’s website: www.rutherfordfinancial.com

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The Capital Investment Group representative associated with this website may discuss and/or transact securities business only with residents of the following states: California, Florida, Hawaii, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia.

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Dentistry as the Greatest Profession with Ricki Braswell CEO Pankey Institute

December 21, 2016  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Ricki Braswell

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Running Time: 71 minutes

The Pankey Institute has been an incredible resource for the Dental Profession for many years. For more than four decades the Pankey Institute has provided advanced dental education to help dental professionals develop their clinical, behavioral and financial skills. In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary interviews Ricki Braswell, the President and CEO of the L.D. Pankey Dental Foundation, most commonly referred to as the Pankey Insitute on why dentistry is the Greatest Profession. Gary and Ricki discuss; why dentistry must be patient-focused, what distracts Dentists from focusing on the patient, why the relationship-based, patient-centered, comprehensive care model of practice is so effective and tips to achieve this model, what makes the Pankey Institute unique, why so many leaders in the dental profession have their roots at the Pankey Insitute, why it’s important to achieve a work/life balance and the upcoming Pankey Europe Conference. You will really enjoy Ricki’s passion for the dental profession!

Pankey Institute Website: www.pankey.org

Ricki’s email address: rbraswell@pankey.org

Link to the book:
A Philosophy of the Practice of Dentistry by Dr. L.D. Pankey & Dr. William J. Davis

Link to the book:
Tough Questions Great Answers by Robin Wright

Link to the Pankey Institute Europe Conference in
Oxford, England
February 2-4, 2017
www.pankeyeurope.org

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