Profit Loss

Are You Giving Away Your Profit?

This has been a hot topic since time immemorial.  While fee guides exist, there is often pressure to discount based on other low-ballers in the neighborhood and also pressure from the patients themselves. Dartboard approach to fee setting While…
Make Things Happen

If you do what you’ve always done…

There is a famous saying:  “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” So true.  You can get into a rut where life and work can become a monotonous routine where you just keep putting one foot in…
Good to Great

From Good to Great

Interested in increasing the flow of new patients or clients into your practice? If yes, you are not alone as about 95% of healthcare practices still have room to grow. Even if you are fully booked, there is always a need for new clientele because…
Genius at work

Make Your Practice Work For You

Canadian Denturists are well-primed to do the technical aspects of their practices. It's taking care of business that seems the higher hurdle. With competition elbowing in and patients demanding ever more value for less money, it's tough to…
The Winning Attitude

The Winning Attitude

I watched a Disaster Decks renovation show on TV on Sunday night and was inspired by the gentleman whose disastrous deck was being re-born. He of course was required to help. He is a pro football player and everything he was asked to do, whether…

Does Money Control You?

  10 Signs Money Is Controlling You: You constantly worry about having enough money You often wish you could buy more things Your only goal in life is to get rich, but you have no realistic plan You spend money to feel…

The Real Reason For Stress and Burnout

Someone once commented that the only stress free state is when you are dead. It is my belief however that most of us would prefer to be stress free in this lifetime! The current idea of "learning how to live with it", while intellectually…

Do You Have A Winning Team?

There are days when, like the rest of us, you have wondered whether you should fire all the staff. Likewise, your staff were probably thinking it wouldn't be a bad idea to hire a new boss. What's wrong with this picture? Having worked with…
Lead

To Succeed, You Need To Lead

Whether you are the owner of a practice or one of the team members who make the practice happen, you are a leader to others.  Perhaps it is your staff you are leading, or maybe you are leading the patients/clients towards ideal care, or maybe…
I can do it

Why Waste Your Breath?

Ever had to face an impossible task or a killer deadline? Some people go into immediate protest: “No way,” “it can’t be done,” “get someone else to do it,” “why did you leave it to the last minute,” or “you expect all this…
Winging it

Does “Winging It” Actually Work?

  Over the years, we have witnessed many “styles” of management that were in place before beginning to work with our healthcare clients. Although most professionals do NOT “wing it” when it comes to delivering their highly…
Genius at work

Want To Be A Business Genius?

Some days, it seems like you have to be an absolute genius to run an efficient and profitable practice.  The question is, if you were not born that way, how can you achieve the status of genius? I discovered the following list which was…