Why Won’t My Team Change

why wont my staff change

Human beings have a tendency to resist change, whether it is in their personal life or business. This resistance occurs even if the pending change could yield an opportunity that could lead to a greater sense of accomplishment and more overall satisfaction. Why, though, do people resist change? Because of a fear of the unknown. How will change affect their relationships? What about their economic status or job or just their daily routine? The prospect of change and the uncertainty …

Change Management

change management

It is inevitable that as humans, we tend to resist change. It is in our nature; it should be expected. Even when change is going to lead us to growth and development, we naturally resist change. In the world of dentistry, change is growing at a faster rate than ever before; booming practices, technological advancements, government regulations, outsourcing certain functions of the business, to non-dentist ownership and staff needs. So many changes that it will make your head spin, yet …

What Is The Most Important Part Of The Morning Meeting

importance of morning meeting

As the dentist, you feel the need to follow through with morning meetings by coaching your team, providing updates, and answering questions, but you are missing something. Every morning meeting should accomplish two things, exceptions, and opportunities. Morning meetings are not meant to verify everyone’s duties for the day or to double check that employees are doing their job like they are supposed to (these should be a given). Here is how to accomplish the two most important parts of …

Treatment Presentation

treatment presentation

How well is this being done in your office? Doctors, it is very critical that you be aware of how treatment is being presented in your office, and if the patients are scheduling the treatment that you recommend. The two main reasons patients fail to schedule their next appointment could be that your exam did not create value or need, or your team members have not been trained properly on how to present treatment. In this blog, I will discuss …

Building Your Dental Team

building your dental team

Your dental practice may be new, or maybe it is well established. Whichever the case, you have likely dealt with interviewing and hiring staff members, to some degree. Maybe a seasoned employee is leaving your practice to pursue another passion. Replacing employees may seem easy, but many dentists fail in this area. As a dentist and practice owner, effectively building your dental team is an important aspect of your practice. Unfortunately, many dentists simply do not take the time it …

New Year. New Resolution.

New Years Resolutions

What is a resolution? It is a firm decision to do or not to do something. What will your resolution be for 2016? What are you going to do differently this coming year? The end of the year is a great time to reflect on what you did throughout the past year. Reflection helps you consider your goals or resolutions that you hope to achieve for the New Year. Maybe you want to surpass your previous accomplishments, or maybe this …