Category: Staff

Today my final workshop of the week in Dublin for a group of 7 independent orthodontic practices. That’s 3 workshops and 1 team training day in 4 consecutive days – plenty of steps on my Garmin, a somewhat deeper voice than I had on Monday and a lot of people met and engaged with. During
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What exactly do you believe in – and how would I know? Last weekend Annie and I visited the The Trafford Centre to help her search for appropriate evening wear in advance of an approaching black-tie dental dinner. After a hilarious episode outside a fitting room (a story for another day) we emerged triumphant and
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After yesterday’s newsletter and social media posts, I want to thank the two practices who signed up for the Bridge2Aid Unity Partnership Christmas Challenge – yesterday we began the journey of delivering emergency pain relief to 20,000 new patients in Tanzania (and they both qualified for three months free business coaching in 2019). Just in
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In October 2004, researchers Neil Howe and William Strauss called Millennials “the next great generation.” They define the group as “as those born in 1982 and approximately the 20 years thereafter.” In 2012, they affixed the end point as 2004. So my question is “are Millennials capable of delivering the clinical care, customer service and teamwork that are necessary
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This evening I’ll be in York, speaking at a North Yorkshire LDC meeting on the subject of “Delivering clinical care and customer service in a 21st Century environment.” Ian Gordon tells me that sign-ups have been good and, although one can never predict, it may be a full room later today. Many of my clients
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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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There is something very therapeutic about having a good clear-out. Over the weekend, we vacated the ground floor (lounge and dining room with connecting french windows) in preparation for Phil The Decorator, who will be arriving at 08:00 this morning. It’s effectively going to be a lick of paint, as you might say. There will
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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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