The Science of Achieving Financial Independence with Reese Harper

August 24, 2016  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 63 minutes

Sadly, too many Dentists are working late in their careers because they have to, not because they want to. Let’s face it, Dentists face massive financial pressures. Dental School is very costly and investing in your practice and keeping current with all the great technology available today is expensive. In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary invited his friend Reese Harper to share his wisdom on how to achieve financial independence so you can work because you want to, not because you have to! In this Show, Gary and Reese discuss; The Elements System for building wealth, how to avoid mistakes building your net worth, how to calculate exactly when you can retire, why it is such a mistake to base your retirement on the sale of your house and the sale of your practice, how to determine the appropriate savings rate at every stage of your career and most importantly, how to achieve financial peace of mind. This is important information for all Dentists!

Reese’s website: www.dentistadvisors.com

Reese’s email address: reese@dentistadvisors.com

Reese’s podcast:
The Dentist Money Show

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How to Recalculate When Things Don’t Go As Planned with Karen Jacobsen

August 17, 2016  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 51 minutes

Recently, Gary had the privilege of meeting Karen Jacobsen, the Australian voice of Siri. Karen is a best selling author, singer, voice-over artist and brilliant keynote speaker. Karen is also known as ‘the gps girl’ and is the speaking voice in over 100 million gps devices and over 400 million smartphone devices worldwide. In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary and Karen discuss the concept of how to ‘Recalculate’ to navigate change and drive results. In this Show, Gary and Karen discuss; what does it mean to recalculate, when you will know if it’s time to recalculate, the 5 specific directions for recalculating, the benefits of recalculating and what to do when you find yourself stuck. It’s likely that we will all need to recalculate at one time or another in our lives and you will enjoy Karen’s recommendations for what to do when things don’t go as planned.

Karen’s website: www.thegpsgirl.com

Karen’s email address: karen@thegpsgirl.com

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What Not to Wear Dental Style with Rachel McTarsney

August 10, 2016  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 42 minutes

Many of our listeners may be familiar with the TLC TV show called ‘What Not to Wear’ featuring wardrobe and appearance makeovers. Well, the dental profession could benefit from ‘What Not to Wear’ dental style! Time to put those wrinkled, faded scrubs to rest. In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary interviews Rachel McTarsney on the topic of appropriate apparel in the dental office. In this Show Gary and Rachel discuss; the history of scrubs, the most common complaints dental team members have with scrubs, the three most important qualities of good apparel (fit, fabric and style), why Rachel co-founded Renwalla, how they discovered the fabric RenFiber and the qualities of this fabric and how the right apparel improves the image of your office and the confidence of your team members. You will enjoy Rachel’s passion for this important topic!

Rachel’s website: www.renwalla.com

Rachel’s email address:rachelm@renwalla.com

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The Story Behind the Numbers with Vicki McManus and Patti Sooy

August 03, 2016  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 55 minutes

You likely know that Gary is a big fan of data! You have likely heard him say that “the numbers never lie”. However, there is often a story behind the numbers and this Thriving Dentist Show interview is all about how to interpret the data to understand what it means and what changes you need to make to achieve the results you desire. In this Show, Gary interviews two long-time friends, Vicki McManus and Patti Sooy. Vicki is the co-founder of the Productive Dentist Academy and Patti is their Director of Coaching. Vicki and Patti ‘get’ the numbers! In this interview Gary, Vicki and Patti discuss; why data is so important in a thriving practice, how data can align best practices, how to interpret the data to learn the story behind the numbers, how the data can point to the need to strengthen Leadership, Vision and Agreements in your practice and how you can use data to create a practice that could be considered an ‘Investment Grade Business’. Lots of take-away information in this interview!

Productive Dentist Academy website: www.productivedentist.com

Reach Vicki and Patti by email: info@productivedentist.com

Phone number for Productive Dentist Academy: 800-757-6077

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Buffered Anesthetic as a Game Changer in Your Practice with Dr. Dan Davidian

July 27, 2016  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 60 minutes

One of the best ways to build your practice is to become known by your patients and by people in your community as the ‘Painless, On Time Dentist’. In this Thriving Dentist Show interview Gary interviews Dr. Dan Davidian on specific tips that will help you deliver painless injections that will also improve your office efficiency. In this Show, Gary and Dan discuss; what motivated Dan to develop the Anutra Local Anesthetic Delivery System, The family connection and how his Dad inspired the development of this system, the history of local anesthetic from whiskey to cocaine to lidocaine, the science of buffering, what buffering is doing and the benefits provided by buffering, how he gained FDA approval for the one handed feedback aspiration syringe and how buffered anesthetic has changed Dan’s practice. You will enjoy learning the science of buffered anesthetic and Dan’s passion for helping patients enjoy a comfortable injection.

Dan’s website: www.anutramedical.com

Connect with Dan via email: ryan@anutramedical.com

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