Tag: Leadership

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Forced perspective…

It’s a technique that employs optical illusion to make an object or person appear:

farther away
closer
larger
or smaller
than it actually is. In short, it manipulates our perspective, based on where each person or object is positioned in relation to each other and the camera.

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igniteDDS Dr. David Rice
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The #1 New Dentist Obstacle… Pizza by the Slice or the Whole Pie

How many times have you delivered a great treatment plan to a patient only to have the patient and/or a team member look at you like you’re: 
Clearly not as good as the owner dentist
Out of your mind
Trying to scam them
In this episode, Dr. David Rice, founder of igniteDDS and Mr. Jonathan Miller, Executive Fortune Management Coach, show you how to deliver your treatment plan pizza by the slice or the whole pie. AKA, how to win the patient and the team, without pi#*ing off the owner doc.

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Barrels and the Sea

What do you and Nathaniel Bowditch (a world class historical navigator) have in common? A destiny… that’s what!

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Goin’ on a Listening Tour!

Are you about to embark on a totally new role? A new job? Interested in changing career paths or taking on a new project? Going on a listening tour might be the best piece of advice I have ever received to help me prepare for something new!

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The Perception of Strangers Can Break Your Heart

Erinne showed me what Google predictors completed when typing “Dentists are…” and it was horrid. It broke my heart and got me wondering. For every time we hear “I hate dentists” but we still continue to love what we do… why? For those of you who wonder the same, read my answer here.

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Dental School Priorities Redefined

What if, the ideal class II, crown prep, endo, and denture WERE NOT what mattered most to your success? What if in fact, you could be the top student in your didactic and clinic class and be the bottom in success as a dentist?

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Slow Ideas – How Movements Go Viral

Dr. Atul Gawande, a general surgeon from UMass, is one of my favorite authors and in the moving article, Slow Ideas, he discusses how some ideas grab hold faster than others. What makes an idea slow to accept? What makes an idea accelerate? Learn this here and how this impacts your life and your practice.

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The Risks of Inertia

Once we are not bound by the confines of formal education, a new phenomenon takes over… inertia. Learn how to battle complacency in this blog.

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