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 »
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 »
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 »
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. I am not a coach or consultant, but as a professional… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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