How Not to be Average with Paolo Kalaw

March 22, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Paolo Kalaw Nimbyx Founder

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Running Time: 55 minutes

Gary has made it his life’s work to study successful Dentists and in doing so he often looks outside of the dental profession to find role models of successful people in other settings. In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary interviews his friend Paolo Kalaw to discuss the topic of what makes the difference between average and great.

In this powerful interview, Gary and Paolo discuss;

  • Lessons from the YPO (Young Presidents Organization) Conference Paolo recently hosted in Vancouver, British Columbia,
  • the concept of learning to delegate, the groundbreaking work and research that Paolo did at MIT,
  • the keys to developing a high performance team,
  • the message in the book Simple Rules,
  • how to benefit from artificial intelligence,
  • the power of aggregating buying power for Dentists,
  • how to be better today than they were yesterday,
  • the power of choice as taught by Victor Frankl,
  • the concept of going to work because you want to not because you have to

Gary and Paolo also discuss the introduction of Gary’s new digital course tilted, ‘5 Keys to a Thriving Practice’. Paolo has committed his life to making a difference and it’s our hope that this interview inspires you to make a difference every day!

Paolo’s website: www.nimbyx.com

Connect with Paolo on LinkedIn

Link to the book, Simple Rules

Link to the book, Man’s Search for Meaning

Link to Gary’s Digital Course, ‘5 Keys to a Thriving Practice’

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The Secret to Becoming Passionate about Dentistry with Dr. Lee Ann Brady

March 15, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Lee Ann Brady

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In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary invited his friend Dr. Lee Ann Brady back as a guest on the Show. Our long-time listeners might remember that Lee was the second guest on the Show back in 2012. In this interview Gary and Lee discuss; Lee’s personal journey from hating dentistry to becoming absolutely passionate about the profession, how to develop a successful work/life balance, a recent CBS News Money Watch story that ultimately shares a very positive perspective on dentistry, the upcoming course hosted by the Pankey Institute titled ‘Making it All Work; A Special Retreat for Women in Dentistry’ and the cool things that Lee is doing with her Restorative Nation online community. Lee is a brilliant Mentor and a great example of a Dentist who embraces the concept of lifelong learning! 
 
Link to Thriving Dentist Show interview with Ricki Brasswell; ‘Dentistry as the Greatest Profession’ http://bit.ly/2hdtITR
 
Lee’s website: www.leeannbrady.com
 
Lee’s email address: lee@leeannbrady.com
 
Lee’s Restorative Nation website: www.RestorativeNation.com
 
Link to CBS News Money Watch Article; ‘Why Your Dentist Costs So Much’ http://www.cbsnews.com/news/why-your-dentist-costs-so-much/
Link to the Pankey Institute ‘Making it All Work; A Special Retreat for Women in Dentistry’ http://www.pankey.org/event/making-work-special-retreat-women-dentistry/
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Materials Update, Digital Scanners and Live Patient CE Courses with Dr. David Hornbrook

March 08, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
David Hornbrook

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Running Time: 68 minutes

Dr. David Hornbrook has been a leading Educator and Mentor in dentistry for over 30 years and he is very passionate about helping patients and his colleagues alike! Gary was thrilled to have David back on the Thriving Dentist Show to cover a variety of topics. In this Show Gary and David discuss; Materials update including the latest monolithic High Translucency (HT) Zirconia and Ultra Translucency (UT) Zirconia, how these new materials provide high strength with beautiful aesthetics, new multi-phosphate primers, a review of digital scanners and why it’s time to quit taking traditional polyvinyl impressions, how to have an effective consultative relationship with your lab and why this is so important, David’s clinical concept of “aesthetics drive the case and function finishes the case” and cool advances in hands-on live patient CE courses and how David is making these courses much more affordable than in the past. David is a brilliant Mentor and you will absolutely LOVE his passion for dentistry and helping his colleagues!

David’s website

David’s email address: david@hornbrook.com

Utah Valley Dental Lab

Link to David’s Course Handouts

Link to David’s Cementation Guides (Free)

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Unleashing the Power of DISC Personality Styles in your Practice with Chris LoCurto

March 01, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Chris LoCurto for FB 4

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Running Time: 73 minutes

The DISC Personality Styles is a powerful tool that can help you develop a stronger practice! In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary interviews Chris LoCurto, a world-renowned expert on the DISC Personality Styles. In this interview Gary and Chris discuss; a summary of the four different DISC personality styles, how to use the DISC information to function better as a team, how to use the DISC information with your patients to better connect with them, how the DISC information can be used to increase case acceptance, the concept of ‘leaning in’ and why this is such a powerful communication skill and where to learn more about the DISC Personality Styles. You will thoroughly enjoy Chris’ knowledge and passion around the DISC Personality Styles. This information will radically improve your practice!

Chris’ website: www.chrislocurto.com

Link for the DISC test and Chris’ training video: www.chrislocurto.com/shop

Link to Chris’ ‘Avoiding Conflict Guide’

Link to Chris’ ‘Next Level Leadership’ Course

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Hustle Your Way to a Thriving Dental Practice with Tiger Safarov

February 22, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 61 minutes

One of Gary’s favorite quotes comes from Coach John Wooden; “Nothing will work unless you do.” This Thriving Dentist Show is with Tiger Safarov, a person who absolutely represents the hustle work ethic! Tiger came to the US from Russia in 2005 and has created a number of successful dental businesses including a construction company that has built over 100 dental offices, and a dental supply company that is radically changing the way Dentists order supplies. In this Show, Gary and Tiger discuss; What it takes to be a successful entrepreneur, the myth of the work/life balance and a better way to achieve the balance that you desire, the immigrant advantage and how to apply this to your dental practice, tips to have a successful experience building your dental office, how to master dental supply inventory management and why team first is a requirement to achieving a successful dental practice. You will really enjoy Tiger’s work ethic and his tips to Thriving in 2017 and beyond!

Tiger’s website address: www.zensupplies.com

Tiger’s email address: team@zensupplies.com

Thriving Dentist Show with Jayme Amos; ‘Startup vs Acquisition: Which Option is Best for You?’

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