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 …

The Future of Dentistry, and What it Means for You As a Patient

the future of dentistry

Historical evidence suggests that dentistry has been part of human civilization for approximately 9,000 years. Suffice to say that dental science has come a long way over time. Current techniques and technologies would have seemed like the stuff of science fiction 10 or 20 years ago yet, as dentistry continues to evolve at a rapid rate, exciting technological advances are on the cusp of widespread use. Dental lasers have been in use since the 1990s but are a more common …

Is There a Better Way to Deliver Bad News to a Patient?

is there a better way to deliver bad news

Delivering bad news is sometimes as difficult as hearing it. As a dentist, you probably encounter these type of situations on a daily basis, and wonder, will it ever get any easier? When delivering bad news, the truth is that you simply cannot care more about the problem than the patient does. As a dentist, your job is to determine the problem, present the patient’s options, discuss the pros and cons of each option, and answer their questions. Ultimately, it …

Change

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In life, there are big changes and small changes. I will be the first to admit that big changes scare me. The fear of the unknown can leave you asking yourself serious questions. In some cases, it can be similar to going through the different stages of grief. Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Acceptance Sound familiar? We all experience change at one point in time in our life. Change can be one of the more challenging obstacles we face, and is …

What Is Office Culture?

What Is Office Culture?
There is a new buzzword in business leadership and language training - CULTURE. How many of you have ever held jobs that you did not feel like going to? Did you ever catch yourself looking for excuses to avoid going to the office? Some of you might even be working jobs like this right now. However, on the other end of the spectrum are jobs that don't feel like jobs at all. You work harder at these jobs and interact ...

Good Leaders are Hard to Find!

Are good leaders hard to find? At one point or another, most of us have had a boss that was a boss but not a good leader. They may have come across as bossy, demanding, micromanaging or even aggressive and nowhere were the leadership shills shining through. What is a good leader? How do you qualify them as a leader? I have complied a few “MUST HAVE” qualities that a good leader should have... Strong Communication Skills Knowing how to ...