Posts by Deanna L Robinson

Listening to Recommendations

Do you want to have a bigger impact with your patients?   As a dentist, are you frustrated or dissatisfied with your practice or life outside of the clinic?   I get it, really I do.   You want your patients to listen and heed your recommendation of flossing (and brushing). In a recent article…

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Acknowledge Incremental Wins for an Increase in Prosperity

Recently I was viewing my Facebook feed, there was an article from a colleague about some recent brain research about acknowledging and even celebrating our accomplishments. The emphasis was around the incremental wins that we experience. That has been part of my proven plan for increasing prosperity and joy for years. It’s just now being measured.…

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I Know I Lied, But Here’s the Truth

I don’t like lying. I recently read an article about the frequency of telling falsehoods, I can’t find it to quote the actual statistics, I could make them up, so that it would give validity to my post, but that would be lying. In the Dental Office, patients lie frequently. “Yes, I’ll be at my…

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10 Habits of Wealthy Successful People

As a dentist you know how to fill a cavity and perform a root canal. Do you have the following skills that wealthy and successful people have?   Listen to audiobooks during your commute. 63% of Millionaires do this. Wake up before the sun comes up. 44% of multimillionaires wake at least 3 hours before…

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(Don’t) Burn, Baby, Burn

Burnout. Read this experience from a fellow dentist: “In retrospect, I barely noticed that while I was ‘improving’ my practice, I had became distant from my family, pushed my staff harder and harder and had stopped going out. My wish was to do well and keep things moving forward, but it seemed everyone around me…

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Ultimate Dentists

There is an option besides going it alone? You’re a solo practitioner. Maybe you work with others or for someone. Most times, it feels like you are in your practice alone. You sure don’t want to appear weak, or unknowing. I get that. It’s the same for me. That’s why I have mentors, and enjoy…

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Butterflies, Mushrooms & Peace

Most dentists are experiencing stress. Actually, most Americans feel stress on a weekly basis. Do you have a “Go To” practice to handle your stress? I have 2 things that I regularly practice, to handle my stress. 1. Hike 2. Volunteer Truth be told, I have things built into my schedule, so that I don’t…

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Do This, Don’t Do This

Are you a member of the ADA? You should be. I can’t imagine being part of an industry, and not being a member of their Association. Membership has it’s benefits. http://www.ada.org/en/member-center/ Helping All Members Succeed (The mission statement for the ADA)    Core Values Commitment to Members Integrity Exellence Commitment to the Improvement of Oral Health…

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Sweating, Stumbling, & Success

It’s easy to get comfortable in our comfort zone. Colorado is dry and has no humidity, Missouri, not so much. I helped move my daughter to Missouri, she will be a graduate assistant, working on her Masters, and Assistant Golf Coach for the Mens’ and Women’s teams. Is no humidity better than humidity? NO, I’m…

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Snakes, Roots, and Grass OH MY!

I HATE SNAKES! This month we are looking at success. I know you are wondering what the title of this blog post has to do with success. First let me ask you a question. Are you focusing on what you want or what you don’t want? Recently I was hiking. There has been a lot…

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