On disruption The unconfirmed news from last week’s British Orthodontic Society annual conference that 2/3rds of the members had failed with their NHS tenders, if true, will have a hugely disruptive effect on the whole British dental market – the ripples spread beyond the world of braces. At my Extreme Business workshops this week, we
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Lisa Bainham trained to be a dental nurse at North Staffordshire Hospital and qualified in 1994. Originally working in an Orthodontic practice, she then developed an interest in practice management and came to join Steve Lomas, as the Practice manager from when the practice opened in 1998 as a squat practice. Twenty years later she still is Pm of the same practice.


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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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Going forward I’m afraid the obvious just isn’t going to be good enough. Given an average bounce rate for dental web sites of 66% (to be clear, two-thirds of visitors leave with 4 seconds), if your web site looks like all of those other web sites, you may as well not bother. Given an average
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I was delighted to receive this unsolicited email on my return to work this week, from Amy Piper at The Briars Dental Centre in Newbury (they have been attending the Extreme Business Workshop Programme in 2018). Hi Chris,I know you must still be in catch up mode following your big adventure – but I just
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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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Good morning – it really is good to be back after the FivegoForth Land’s End to John O’Groats charity bike ride. I’m already getting the “how was it” questions and the challenge is knowing where to start in articulating an answer. 15 consecutive days of cycling without a break. Seeing 1,000 miles of England and
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