“When wealth is lost, nothing is lost, When health is lost, something is lost. When character is lost, all is lost.”             Billy Graham Trust is defined as “a firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.”  Trust is both given and received. “Trust is both a cause and an…

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If you notice something good—say something. If someone is making progress toward a goal, thank them. Encourage them. Reinforce their progress. That’s the best reward of all. In his book, The One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams, Dr. Ken Blanchard said “we find it so easy to catch each other doing something wrong. Why…

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In the past, leaders and managers have been focused on the profitability of the organization and on numerical, measurable factors. But, in addition to these critical factors, when leaders understand and appreciate behavioral issues and how they impact attitude and performance, satisfied employees generate energy and productivity (Hartline & Ferrell, 1996). This is reciprocal, as…

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As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. —John F. Kennedy Appreciation: expressing gratitude to another person—or to a group. Telling someone that you are thankful for who they are, what they do, and the contribution they make. When people…

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E=EDUCATION  WHY PURCHASE A CAMERA SYSTEM? What is the purpose? The Intra-Oral Camera OR DIGITAL camera System can accomplish these following goals: Better diagnostic ability Better visualization for the patient Better educational capability……thus Greater acceptance of treatment recommendations 10 Ways to use an Intra-Oral and/or Digital Camera System: Initial Evaluation Presentation appointment Hygiene appointment Dentistry…

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R=RESPECT  “I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes.  What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he think of himself.  To undermine a man’s self-respect is a sin.” – Antoine de Saint Exupery When I interview team members and ask…

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C=COMMUNICATION Communication is the bottom line to your success—no matter what your role at work or at home–no matter what relationship.  How you communicate makes all the difference.  You can say something one way and get a positive response and say something another way and get a negative response.  It does matter what you say…

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On Jan. 4, 2018, the Stock Market hit 25,000 for the first time EVER!! The Dow had 71 increases in 2017.  Are you watching your 401K? Before Christmas the Tax Bill was passed. The corporate tax rates were lowered as well as personal tax rates for the first time since 1986. 40 Corporations gave Christmas…

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As we reflect today on a great man that made such a tremendous impact.  Let us focus on his messages of hope, peace, persistence and excellence as a reminder of how we each can make a difference every single day. “Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve.  You don’t have to have a college degree…

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Look Beyond Look beyond yourself today. Focus your attention outwardly. See someone who needs a helping hand. Offer yours. Notice someone who needs words of reinforcement or inspiration. Speak those words. Look beyond yourself today. Reflect on your life. Who has helped you? Who has supported you on your path to today? Say so. Express…

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