As if there weren’t enough conferences, study clubs, post-graduate courses and overseas jollies for us to attend, I’m here at Hammersmith’s Novotel this morning, preparing to co-introduce and co-compere Stars of Dentistry 2018, with the usual glitterati of the clinical world showing the audience how things can be done. In the member’s declaration of interests,…
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Our adventures in business require both Direction and Momentum to be truly nourishing. Direction is a strong understanding of where we are going – a relentless pursuit of SMART and ethical goals. Momentum is the effort that people put in – it is a sign of voluntary hard work by a team who want to…
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Two taxi driver stories from the Practice Plan Club Weekend in Benidorm. The first unnamed hero picked up my son Jon Barrow, who had become separated from his group on Friday night, stranded without iPhone, debit card or cash. A cabbie picked him up and brought him back to the hotel, then disappeared before we…
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I’m frequently contacted by people who have products and services of relevance to my clients. For over 20+ years I have maintained a policy that I do not accept introducers fees or commissions – I simply broadcast and comment on good ideas. Many dental websites have a certain ‘sameness’ about them, with generic ‘off the…
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A sage once explained that: efficient is doing things right; effective is doing the right things right. There have been times in my life when I’ve been a very busy fool, running around all over the map doing the wrong things right. I see exhausted owners and managers doing this every day. Today I’m starting…
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