Fill Your Practice With Patients You Love

Have you ever noticed that there are some patients you love to treat more than others? What if you could attract more of them into your practice without spending a fortune on tons of external marketing? Would going in to work every day be…
Dentist

Make Your Dental Practice Work For You

Canadian dentists are well-primed to care for the dental health of patients. 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 stay…

Cost-effective Marketing

One of the more common questions that I get asked is: “What is the most cost-effective marketing approach?” The answer: The most effective marketing which requires the least amount of money and effort on your part, and which provides…

It's Not Too Late...

...to make your New Years Resolutions stick! 1. Powerful Goals When making or setting your goals, THINK BIG, but don’t go outside of your concept of reality. Be very specific … in fact, the more specific you are, the more chance you have…

Increase Your Survival Potential

Knowing how a practice is performing and how to increase its profitability are most efficiently accomplished through the use of statistics. Some people call them “performance metrics” and others may say “practice metric monitors,” but…

Smile...

… and the whole world smiles with you! Has anyone frowned at you lately? Did one of your friends or colleagues look a little serious or preoccupied? Did it make you feel good? Probably not! There have been many studies to show that smiling…

A Calm Environment

For your patients’ sake as well as your own and your staff’s, keeping a lid on tempers and angry outbursts in a practice is an important skill. Creating a calm working environment can increase the efficiency and level of production. Getting…

Jack and Jill Story

Jack tries to get along and not cause trouble. His neighbor plays loud rock-an-roll music all night long, so Jack buys ear plugs. Jack hates leaving his apartment as the building lobby is full of boxes and junk; he just steps around the mess.…
Winging it

Winging It

The other day as I was analyzing a practice, I asked the doctor if she manages by statistics and she replied, “No, we wing it.” She had the grace to laugh as she said it, knowing that that was a less than optimum answer for her practice. Ever…
Marketing

Internal Marketing: Show you care

In the rush and crush of your daily practice, you may sometimes find yourself a little short on tenderness or empathy. Some of you seem to be born with more compassion than others. Some may have to work on it and practice living in the other…

The Power Of Passion

On a scale of 1 to 10, how excited are you right now? Do you really, truly want to succeed? Are you thrilled with your goals for today? Is your passion at 8, 9 or 10? If not, you need to learn to generate more passion for your work, your…

The Do-It-Now Habit

Do you feel overworked? Do you have too much to do? Are you not making the progress you want to be making toward your goals? Why can some people produce twice as much as others? Some people are SO efficient and organized they can make you…