Posts Tagged ‘Mindset Shifts’

Communication for a Win – Win

  We all know that communication is important. Let us look at few scenarios that may help to improve your Dental practice, your production, and maybe your overall satisfaction with life. Let’s begin with communicating with Millennials, most likely you have a few working for you, and you have them as patients. There is some…

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Is Mindfulness Simply Not Multitasking?

There are words and terms being thrown around, that originally had different meanings and usage. Sometimes we do not have knowledge about words and phrases, and in order to not draw attention to our lack of knowledge, we go along with discussions, as if we know. For a period of time, I referred to mindfulness…

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More of This; Less of That

Turning the page of the calendar to a New Year can bring about a feeling of excited anticipation for what may come, or sometimes a feeling of dread, because we didn’t reach our expectations for what just passed. Our natural tendency is to want more.  More time, more money, more fun, and maybe more love.…

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Miscellaneous BONUS

You may have thought we were all finished with these miscellaneous posts, yet, here is another one! I know, the title is not super creative, yet I’m filled with hope that you’ve found value in the previous information. We talk about GRATITUDE  quite a bit here at Dentistry It’s Personal (DIP). It’s because that is…

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Stress Release Plan

You have plans for your team meeting, how you want it to run. You have plans for your weekend, which activities are a must, and which are a “hope to have time for”. You have plans for how you want a procedure to go, and backup plans for “just in case”. Typically we plan most…

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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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What is Wisdom, and Why Does it Matter?

Let’s begin with a definition of wisdom; it is the ability to think and act using knowledge, experience, understanding, common sense, and insight. Why would I possibly want to focus on having wisdom and being fearless for 2015? How could that possibly relate to dentistry? Those are great questions. Since last week I addressed 3…

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How Valuable are Communication Skills to You?

The following blog post ran earlier this year. I think it was an important one and hope you find it useful to remember as we close out the year and get ready for a new one. There are as many ways to communicate as there are people, and more. What does your communication say about you?…

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Don’t Let Marketers Scare You, Dentistry is Great

I’m boiling angry. That doesn’t happen often. Sure, I get frustrated. I might even talk to my computer. Typically, I don’t get boiling angry. Yet, I AM!!! I’m sure I get many of the emails you do. Lists, opt-ins, and marketing has no idea I’m not a dentist. I subscribe to see what’s out there.…

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