Leaders vs Leadership in Dentistry

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Achieving success in the dental field does not happen easily. For a group practice, successful management is critical, and leadership is vital to management. Exceptional leaders, no matter what the industry, promote an environment where positive actions produce accomplishments. They instill a greater sense of accountability, responsibility, commitment and intention. Are you giving your group practice the leadership it needs? Here are several crucial aspects to being a good leader. Open communication – It is important to be open and …

How to Nip Dental Staff Issues in the Bud

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Disagreements are inevitable—whether they occur between family members, friends or co-workers. When an issue develops between members of your team—and it will—it is your job as the owner or office manager to maintain the peace and nip any disagreement in the bud. Ongoing staff issues can reduce productivity, create communication problems, and your clients or customers may even be able to sense the tension in the office.  You can help minimize intra-office problems by keeping your employees motivated and make …

The Best Managers Have These Qualities

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Leadership is never easy. When running a business, you need the members of your team to respect you. Gaining respect from your employees means that they will be more likely to listen to you, and contribute to the mission of your business. The “old school” management approach often meant fire-breathing behavior, which set up a boss to be listened to out of fear. The problem with this approach is it does not last, and employees tend not to show respect …

Promoting Your Practice with Selfie Marketing

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Did you know that some of the most effective marketing strategies on social media come from stuff that you (the business) didn’t post? That is right! These new “Selfie marketing” campaigns are sweeping across social media, impacting businesses in a positive way. Here is what you need to know about Selfie marketing, and how to it can improve your practice. First, keep in mind that this new strategy does not mean that you should quit posting regular stuff onto your …

Tips For A More Effective Team Meeting

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When was the last time you got excited about a team meeting? Nowadays, meetings are seen as boring, counterproductive, and a waste of time. Here are some tips on how you can make your team meeting more effective than they probably are. However, these tips will only work if you implement them – starting today! Meetings are usually filled with statistics, calls to actions, and sometimes are nothing short of a war room. However, your team meetings need to be …