Category: Money

On prices – here we have the eternal juxtaposition of science (well, mathematics) and emotion. Mathematics says “this is the price to make it profitable”.  Dentists are scientists and so you would expect them to have a spreadsheet to work that out. But they rarely do. Emotion says “this is the price I am confident
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I was talking to a Principal the other day who admitted that she had been too busy to update the practice financial analysis reports previously (and painstakingly) shared with her. “We are doing really well at the moment and the appointment books are full, so all the accounts, spreadsheets and KPIs have taken a bit
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It’s important to understand the difference between achievements and habits when you are goal-setting. An achievement is a specific target, usually involving numbers and deadlines: I will hit a sales target of X by Y date; I will launch product/service X by Y date; I will create X video testimonials by Y date. A habit
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Extreme Business 2018 London workshop done and my 47 delegates are sent home with spreadsheets, handouts and their heads buzzing with numbers. I invested quite some time at the start of the day in asking for feedback on Q1 of 2018 – always a chance to feel the pulse of the client base and get
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I invested some time over the weekend in finalising the content of our second Extreme Business 2018 workshop, taking place in London on 16th April and Manchester on 30th April. The title is “The Money Sessions” and we will be taking a detailed look at how the money flows through a dental business, identifying areas
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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. Aaron Ferguson combines his role as Managing Director of North Wales micro-corporate West
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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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