I’m frequently contacted by people who have products and services of relevance to my clients. For over 20+ years I have maintained a policy that I do not accept introducers fees or commissions – I simply broadcast and comment on good ideas. I was surprised to discover that less than 10% of practices attending The…
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The 2017/18 Practice Plan Workshop Tour with myself and Sheila Scott was such a success that we were approached by Simon Tucker from Dental Sky and asked whether we could offer some additional dates for non-PP practices. With the permission of Practice Plan, we are taking the tour to three extra locations this year (and…
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I’ve spent the last 3 months listening to Sheila Scott brilliantly explain how Edward De Bono’s 6 thinking hats can help dental teams to make tough decisions after all views are taken into account. Last week, a conversation with a client reminded me of the 4 hats of dental entrepreneurship. As a dental business owner,…
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In the last three months, I’ve heard three dental corporates suggest that they are targeting over 200 new members in the next 10 years. We shall see in the next few months whether the land grab pushes those values higher (given what BUPA paid for Oasis) – it would be a brave soul who suggested…
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Today Sheila Scott and I finish the 2017/18 Practice Plan Workshop Tour in Manchester; day 15 of 15 as we have travelled the length and breadth of the UK working with literally dozens of practices and hundreds of team members. Much more significantly, today marks the end of Sheila’s 30-year career in dentistry – when…
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Strategy An interesting recipe. Start with MyDentist closing their practices down in North Yorkshire. Add a sudden increase in goodwill values offered by competing corporates to complete their private dental land grab. Stir in orthodontists around the country deciding not to tender for the latest round of UOAs, preferring to go it alone in the…
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