Category: Personal

Here’s a list of reasons why you could give up, throw the towel in, sell up and go: The threat of litigation; The burden of compliance; The meddling of Government; The squeeze by insurance companies: The scarcity of good clinicians and team members; The irritation and dilution of competition; The behaviours of your most troublesome
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Heading up to The Lake District this morning for a full day of coaching with Neil Cooper and the team from Crossbank Dental Care – friends and clients since the practice opened. What a great way to end the working week before taking a 4-day rest from the travel. I’ll never regret my decision to
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What fascinates me this morning in Dubai, waiting for my connecting flight to Johannesburg, is the sheer volume and variety of humanity passing through the terminals and the bewildering list of destinations on the departures board. I’ve decided to dog-leg my journey to South Africa, simply because “points make prizes” and I’m accumulating Emirates air
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I’ve been in two minds about writing this post since the events described, which happened less than 24 hours ago. Having slept on it – I realise that, given that blogging is a catharsis for the author, I have to get closure. The risk is that some will read this as a self-congratulatory piece –
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My lunchtime bike ride yesterday had taken me no further than 3 miles from home when I suffered my first puncture of the year outside Barnshaw Smithy, a local farmhouse converted into a cafe. Setting to, I delighted myself by changing the inner tube in less than 10 minutes on a sunny Cheshire afternoon. I
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Great clients bring out the best in themselves. Let me share with you an example from yesterday. I met with Neil Harris at HRS Dental Care for a “Q4” review of what has been an exceptional year of development. Having looked at this year’s performance, we then moved to 2019 and I was prompted to
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A writer — and, I believe, generally all persons — must think that whatever happens to him or her is a resource. All things have been given to us for a purpose, and an artist must feel this more intensely. All that happens to us, including our humiliations, our misfortunes, our embarrassments, all is given
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