Author: Chris Barrow

Chris Barrow has been active as a consultant, trainer and coach to the UK dental profession for over 20 years. As a writer, his blog enjoys a strong following and he is a regular contributor to the dental press. Naturally direct, assertive and determined, he has the ability to reach conclusions quickly, as well as the sharp reflexes and lightness of touch to innovate, change tack and push boundaries. In 2014 he appeared as a “castaway” in the first season of the popular reality TV show “The Island with Bear Grylls”. His main professional focus is as Coach Barrow, providing coaching and mentorship to independent dentistry.

The Australia Diary was fun to write and I’m very grateful for the numerous emails and messages I’ve had from those who enjoyed following my adventures – thank you. Back to normal life now – I took a day off blogging yesterday as my Bunker Day was all about getting my head back in the…
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The tall poppy syndrome describes aspects of a culture where people of high status are resented, attacked, cut down, strung up or criticised because they have been classified as superior to their peers. (a Wikipedia definition). So here’s a dark side to the Australian dental culture. There are some dentists who are ready and waiting…
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Time to pack on Monday morning as I’ll be leaving Sydney later in the day. My final day is spent with Lawrence Neville and the team at Spa Dental in the city’s Central Business District (CBD). I’ll not go into the detail here as that’s confidential but suffice to say that I sat down with…
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Even though it’s Sunday and I’m very tired after 2 days of workshop delivery, who could possibly miss the world’s biggest fun run? 80,000 runners congregate in Sydney’s Central Business District this morning on a beautiful crisp, clear winter’s day, to raise huge sums for charity and stretch themselves physically. The event is open to…
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Back bright and early at The Sheraton and straight into a groundhog day with the delegates.Today’s agenda: Day Two The Patient Experience Session A complete overview of your patient experience to ensure that you are delivering customer service that will generate positive reviews and recommendations. • First digital contact – making it engaging and easy…
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