A person’s relationship with money is both complex and important.  In the world of business—and you are in business—your dynamic with money can be positive and healthy or it can be negative and stress-filled.  If your practice—your business—is financially sound and you and your team are secure and happy, you will attract people who are…

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What are some of the factors that cause “financial stress” in a practice?  The “stressors”? Here are a few stressors.  You could add many of your own, I am sure. Low production Not enough cash flow to pay the monthly bills Unexpected taxes and not enough money to pay those taxes Low collections Reduced fees…

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To Create A Healthy Work Environment many components are imperative, one of which is financial health.  When the finances of a practice are healthy—bills can be paid, investments can be made in continuing education, equipment and facility can be upgraded, team members can be well compensated—and so can the doctor. Practices that are financially healthy…

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Money is, in one way or another, related to most every area of the practice—and of the people within it.  Consider the following: Money is paid for dental school, hygiene school, CDA and RDA courses, certifications, business courses, continuing education, licensures. Money was involved with the purchase or the building of the practice and/ or…

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“A healthy attitude toward money will set you free.” – Jonathon Robinson Psychology is the science of human behavior.  A behavior is something you can see, hear, or feel touch you. In your practice, money is (1) seen physically—and it is experienced emotionally in the mind’s eye of both you and the patient.  Money is talked…

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Have you set your 2019 goals?  Was one of those goals to make more money?  Or to Collect More Money?  Or to Collect More of What You Produce? Money. That word means many different things to different people. Money—or even the thought of money– stimulates various emotions.  Some positive. Some negative. Take a moment right…

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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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