Making the Shift, to be the Best You for Dentistry!

We all recognize that our environment is changing. Not just in dentistry but in our world. Fake news, slanted opinions, uninformed blogs… we are surrounded by unreliable sources when the truth can often be found just asking the right person. I’m learning more and more from my friend and colleague, Josh Packard, PhD, that perceived… Read more »

Weather the Storm – It’s about Perspective and Focus

If your focus is in the right place when it comes to provisions. You’ll soon discover them. There is so much going on in our country today that could bring sadness. So many who have lost so much. Many too close to home, family, friends, patients and neighbors. At the same time, others have issues… Read more »

Stop, Start, Change – It’s our cycle living through life events

Recently, after some major surgery, I’ve been forced to “lie down” as the good book says. When we go through these seasons in life, I always think of how my husband has described for years to our children and his patients this cycle. When we have life events, personal or professional, we have times where… Read more »

TEAM-Together Everyone Achieves More (It’s still true!)

If you have been to any of our seminars, you know that we like to make a big deal about operating as a team instead of as a staff.  It’s my happy place –working with teams choosing to grow beyond where they are currently. It’s the reason I’m so excited about The ProPractice online community…. Read more »

Transformation for Long-Term Success – all team members play a role

So many times, leaders of businesses call me and say, “My staff is not up to par and our profits are down.  We want you to come in and motivate our staff.”  In other words, by the time I hear about it, the finger is already pointed! Sometimes I’m told, “I’ll send some of my… Read more »

Choosing to Make a Difference

So many people make the choice to go to work and get a paycheck. Pure and simple, that is it. Well, I would have to say that it’s a bit sad. We spend more waking hours with the ones we are knee to knee with, shoulder to shoulder with, and sit across from at lunch,… Read more »

Manage your own Morale

Encouragement is a never-ending exchange of motivation, respect, awe, insight, engagement, admiration, support, prompt, care, inspiration, enthusiasm, discernment, kindness, esteem, delight, comprehension, thoughtfulness, incentive, stimulation, solidarity, empathy, enjoyment, consideration, impetus, appreciation, challenge, compassion, alliance, understanding, selflessness, wonder, value, harmony, tolerance, perception, collaboration, and camaraderie between the mentor and the mentored. Morale is the fuel that… Read more »

Significance is Knowing, It’s Not About You

It’s truly another level in your life and career when you can comprehend and embrace the fact that it’s not about you. Surely much of this comes with maturity and hard lessons learned along the way. For me, it’s often a moment when I’m inclined to take something personally, that things get real and almost… Read more »

Aligning with Abundant Thinkers

 Have you ever had a business alliance or client with a severe case of the scarcity mindset? You know it immediately, right? There is almost a palpable distrust of others. There are often demands from people with this mindset, unlike others. Often you find yourself not too excited to engage with or refer to them…. Read more »

What Do You Do When The Finish Line Is In Sight? You Kick It Up A Notch!

When you have a large project or a timely plan that is coming together and you get even a glimpse of the finish line you’ve seen countless times in your head, what do you do? For me, it’s time to kick it up a notch! We can see the images of our progressive online learning… Read more »