Category: Team Building

After yesterday’s newsletter and social media posts, I want to thank the two practices who signed up for the Bridge2Aid Unity Partnership Christmas Challenge – yesterday we began the journey of delivering emergency pain relief to 20,000 new patients in Tanzania (and they both qualified for three months free business coaching in 2019). Just in
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I was approached during the BDIA Dental Showcase by no less than four individuals (in one day) who explained to me that they had funding in place and intended to “buy practices with a view to creating a micro-corporate that will be sold in 5 years.” The great thing about Showcase is that I can
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In October 2004, researchers Neil Howe and William Strauss called Millennials “the next great generation.” They define the group as “as those born in 1982 and approximately the 20 years thereafter.” In 2012, they affixed the end point as 2004. So my question is “are Millennials capable of delivering the clinical care, customer service and teamwork that are necessary
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There’s a risk in confessing to an audience “I worry sometimes that, when I talk about marketing, I sound like a scratched record”. The risk, of course, being that a certain demographic of listeners won’t understand what I’m on about. For those of us old enough, the idiom relates to what happens when the stylus
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This evening I’ll be in York, speaking at a North Yorkshire LDC meeting on the subject of “Delivering clinical care and customer service in a 21st Century environment.” Ian Gordon tells me that sign-ups have been good and, although one can never predict, it may be a full room later today. Many of my clients
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A lightbulb moment yesterday, whilst in conversation with my business coach, Rachel Turner (by the way, you know you are getting your money’s worth from your business coach when that happens). You see, I have a couple of projects on at the moment that can have a huge impact on my future business BUT I’m
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There is something very therapeutic about having a good clear-out. Over the weekend, we vacated the ground floor (lounge and dining room with connecting french windows) in preparation for Phil The Decorator, who will be arriving at 08:00 this morning. It’s effectively going to be a lick of paint, as you might say. There will
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Writing under the pen name of Fougasse, Cyril Kenneth Bird was one of the most popular cartoonists and illustrators of the first half of the twentieth century. The images and captions to Fougasse’s eight World War II propaganda posters ‘Careless Talk Costs Lives’ were part of the anti-rumour/gossip campaign orchestrated by the Ministry of Information.
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Confidence isn’t a state of mind that one acquires after becoming successful. Confidence is a verb – it’s a behaviour that we have to get up and do every day, no matter how we really feel, IN ORDER TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL. The phrase “fake it until you make it” doesn’t apply where your own safety
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