Category: General

Thankfully, I’m not one of them (my kids at that point say “er Dad, that’s disgusting”) but I suggest that more people are likely to read at least the start of this post as a result of the headline than would have if it had read: British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show 2018 The moral…
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For some this will be the last few days before the “voting is closed” on the last year’s UDA targets, the last few patients are herded through the sheep dip and the financial reckoning takes place. Principals will no doubt enjoy a celebration drink over the weekend, as the annual delivery battle closes and the…
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At yesterday’s Barcelona Marathon, my running partner, Marcus Spry and I worked a plan. Mindful of our levels of fitness and injury, we decided that to aim at a finishing time of 5hrs 30 minutes was realistic. I ran 04:35 in Florence in November but since then, a knee ligament injury has slowed me down…
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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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