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HOW DO WE BUILD APPRECIATION BETWEEN TEAM MEMBERS?

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! We hope you’re particularly thankful for your amazing team this year! But are there times when the practice could use a little jolt of camaraderie? Maybe a little show of  mutual gratitude? Here’s how to do it for less than a dollar (or free, if you have an …

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HOW DO I REMAIN PRODUCTIVE WITHOUT BURNING OUT?

A THREE PART PLAN FOR MORE PRODUCTIVITY, LESS STRESS Money, team culture, the schedule. Those are three topics that can send a dentist’s blood pressure skyrocketing! A simple three-pronged approach can make these stressful concerns more manageable, and increase productivity at the same time. START WITH YOUR FEES… To be …

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ONE THING YOU CAN DO TO IMPROVE YOUR PRACTICE

If I ask a dentist, “What’s the most recent thing you’ve done to improve your practice?” …The answer will likely start, “Well, I just bought a…” New technology is great. Keeping your practice on the cutting edge is a dream of any dentist. But is there also a glaring nightmare …

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THREE WAYS TO PREVENT TURNOVER IN YOUR PRACTICE

People ask me often, “Sam, how do I get good people to stay?” START THEM RIGHT For me this one is really straight forward….. Start them right! Make sure they have clear expectations on what jobs and tasks they are to perform each day and how to do those jobs. …

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HOW DOES CULTURE AFFECT EMPLOYEE RETENTION?

I think we all know that an environment or culture has deep impacts on your ability to retain an employee. So here’s a deeper thought for you to consider: ARE YOU RETAINING THE RIGHT PEOPLE? I believe retaining employees can be the most beneficial thing we do, IF we are …

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DID YOU ASK SAM?

WEEKLY IDEAS FOR YOUR PRACTICE OR STUDY GROUP! Leadership strategies, culture improving ideas, and tips to straighten out your systems… Could you use more of these ideas, but don’t know where to look? Good news!  They’re the focus of our new video series, “Did You Ask Sam?” In every video, Compass …