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Everything Dental Blog November 2017

Information Warfare Regardless of your perspective on Fake News, there is a problem deciphering what’s real and what is not in this hostile media environment. This is a global issue and the sentiment is fueled by uncertainty in politics and economics. In the dental community, there is a great deal ...

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Everything Dental Blog October 2017

In the future will cars be more ubiquitous or will there be less of them? There will be a major shift in car manufacturing over the next five to ten years as millennials age. Until we legislate how to regulate driver-less cars, companies like Uber and Lyft will continue to ...

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Everything Dental Blog September 2017

The Perfect Storm In the aftermath of Harvey, Irma and Maria I suspect everyone will expect this blog to be weather-related. I promise that this essay is not about climate change or the death and destruction of raging storms. Instead, my aim is to talk about the convergence of many ...

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Everything Dental Blog August, 2017

Do you work for a living? Do you feel like the work is getting harder? Have you ever asked yourself these questions and overwhelmingly answered “Yes”? Maybe it is because the work load is more demanding today or the business environment has changed. Are the real-time analytics and the urgency ...

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Everything Dental Blog July 2017

It’s all about People, Processes and a little magic called –  MINDSET! Most people believe that you can have the best team in the business if you choose the right people and have great systems. Many consultants use this approach and they have been correct for years. Just a few ...

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Everything Dental Blog May 2017

What matters more – Creativity or analytics? The changes in dentistry and healthcare are creating opportunities and challenges for healthcare givers who market their business. The changes are driven by three variables: movement towards insurance, an industry wide consolidation and the educated dental consumer. In the end, marketers must be focused ...

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Everything Dental Blog – February 2017

Do You Have A Plan? Individuals and businesses wishing to achieve a goal must have a business plan. Where a company puts its’ focus and resources is very telling and can have a huge impact on goal achievement. External forces and unforeseen distractors are a reality in business but when ...

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Everything Dental Blog – January 2017

Dentists perform many duties, wear many hats and are responsible for just about everything that happens in the dental office. Being a dentist and small business owner is not easy work. It is one of the toughest professions, both mentally and physically. Much has been written about the clinical, business ...

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Everything Dental Blog – December 2016

Season’s Greetings! Here are some indisputable facts   Patients: They are easier to keep than acquire. A great patient will keep their appointment, accept treatment, pay their bill and will refer friends and family. Doctors: With good interpersonal communication skills and sincerity create lasting relationships with team members and patients. ...

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Everything Dental Blog – November 2016

Things are speeding up We all know it. Something is happening around us. You feel it in your work environment. Your kids and family members sense it too. You can’t miss it when you read the newspapers or watch the news. It’s creating uncertainty, resentment and deniability. We are in ...

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Everything Dental Blog – July 2016

How did we get here? Trends in distribution provide critical data about our dental community! Over the years, we have seen the dental distribution business evolve. Some suppliers have fallen out of favor while others are more popular today than ever before. A distributor’s relevance and longevity depends on many ...

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Everything Dental Blog February, 2016

It is rare when a product, service or organization remains relevant after three decades of existence. It has been my honor to associate and collaborate with such an organization for twenty four of those wonderful years. The BIG APPLE Dental meeting is a northeast staple and has provided education to ...

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Everything Dental Blog – January 2016

Everyone will be impacted. These changes will touch everyone in the dental community. There has been a lot written about the state of the dental market place and its future. After years of analysis I have concluded that the future is in our hands. There is no doubt that the ...

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Everything Dental Blog – December 2015

I burned the boats – and it was exhilarating! “Burn the Boats”. The impact of those words (whether true or urban legend) has meant peril for some and victory for others. For explorers and conquerors like Cort’es and Alexander the Great, those words were meant to inspire their men. They ...

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Everything Dental Blog – November 2015

Have you reached your Tipping Point? As we approach the end of 2015 we must operate with one eye on the prize and the other on opportunity for 2016. This is a critical time of year for all businesses. Most of us are trying to close the year on a ...

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