Category: 7explorers

One of the many benefits of my occasional forays into the wilderness is the confirmation that we can get through life with a lot less “stuff” than the advertisers and marketers would have us believe. I call it dematerialisation, not that I’m vanishing like Captain Kirk in a transporter but I’m leaving behind the perceived…
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So, after 2 weeks sailing (and a wedding), followed by 3 weeks on expedition in Oman – reality bites with a net 207 emails (after junk deleted), 20+ practice audits to deliver by the end of March and the usual full calendar of travel and meetings. Arriving back at 23:30 on Saturday night hasn’t given…
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It’s been just one week back at work and there is now one more sleep before I depart for Heathrow tomorrow and an evening flight to Oman. The following 21 days will be truly off the grid, with a spot beacon as the only way that our nearest and dearest can keep track of our…
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Mastermind Groups Firstly, I want to thank the 100 or so people who responded to my Survey Monkey questions last week around the possibility of re-introducing Mastermind Groups as part of my 2018 product mix. The answers to individual questions contained a few surprises for me and I’ll be sharing the detailed results in a…
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Seeking and enjoying the company of others : sociable It does seem rather logical that anybody working in a customer/patient facing environment would have gregariousness as a primary attribute? You would think so. Yesterday, Annie and I went shopping in Central Manchester. We don’t do that very often as jostling with the madding crowds isn’t on…
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Today a break from the business of dentistry to mention the launch of the 7 Explorers summer 2017 expedition to the volcanic mountains and dense jungles of Sumatra. You can read all about it HERE. If you would like to read further issues of the proposed quarterly email newsletter from 7 Explorers, featuring stories from…
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Is what you do for a living the same as what you do for a life? I’m frequently asked to comment on “the best business decision I ever made” and always respond with the resolve in 1996 to take 12 weeks vacation every year, whilst I was co-parenting a young family of 5 children. My…
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We all have our inner demons – the things we are afraid of. My girlie scream at the sight of a sizeable spider in the bath is the stuff of family legend – but nothing scares me more than heights. I used to listen to Wayne Dyer cassette tapes in the 90’s, suggesting that heights…
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Friday morning, Marylebone, London and off for a Groundhog Day with the BDA at Wimpole Street, there to repeat last week’s marketing presentation at the BDA Whitening Day. It will be interesting to see how many attend and also the mix in the audience. Last week most of the delegates were from Yorkshire area (I…
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