In his book “Linchpins”, blogger Seth Godin argues that the best way to progress in an organisation or business is to make oneself indispensable. He created a Linchpin Manifesto which I share with you this morning – a mantra that your very best team members will identify with in an instant and “the rest” will…
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This question came in last night from a Practice Manager: Its staff appraisals time, my Principal wonders if you have a different approach or any ideas on this? So, on reading this, I smiled to myself at the memory of conversations in the 90’s that formed my thinking. Technology changes – people don’t change much. You…
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My 16-hour stop-over at home was necessary, primarily to avoid the madness of what would have been 11 consecutive days living out of a suitcase. Interesting (at least I think so) that simply by getting back home, turning around a bag full of laundry and enjoying a cheeky glass of pre-dinner red in the kitchen,…
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The draft service specifications for the NHS ortho contracts have now been sent out. The contract size for XXXX is double my contract value. At first glance, I will either need to employ a second orthodontist, start training therapists (more space or move?) or join up with the provider in a nearby town. Typical of…
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