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WHAT IS ONE COMMON HIRING MISTAKE IN DENTAL PRACTICES?

YOU’VE JUST HIRED A GREAT NEW TEAM MEMBER… Great news! You picked the most qualified, dedicated candidate to join your practice. But have you checked all the boxes in your hiring process? THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAILS… One critical part of vetting candidates is digging a little further into …

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HOW DOES POOR LEADERSHIP AFFECT THE TEAM?

THE RED ONION MIX-UP It seemed like a simple enough task for my teenage son: “Go to the store and pick up a red onion.” Shortly after, he called me from the produce aisle in a fit of utter frustration. “I can’t find a red onion anywhere!” The conversation quickly …

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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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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 …