It was about a year after dental school that I realized how much I enjoyed business. I felt drawn to leadership roles and teaching when it involved the business side of dentistry. Students who had questions about their career options after school, were my favorite kind of mentees! It was in June of 2021 that… Continue reading One year in tech
Back in 2018, when I was just a fresh graduate, I had no plans of starting a practice, founding a 100 member+ national Study Club or applying for awards. I was yet to be involved in organized dentistry and write for the ADA New Dentist Now blog. I had not yet started my website or… Continue reading You CAN sit with us!
As I look back over the last decade of my life and observe many personal and professional pains and wins, I wish to share what I’ve learned with other people, especially mentees. Not everyone wants or needs this advice. Most don’t even consider the idea that they may be making a bad decision that will… Continue reading Lessons for someone in their 20s
Here are a few things you’ve always known yet been too afraid to implement. In this short blog post you will find the need to diversify your income, and how you can start the process for yourself THIS WEEK. Yes, this week. The Why The most important lesson I learned during the pandemic was to… Continue reading Diversifying your income
Why becoming a mentor is just as important, and even more so, than being mentored.
I recently re-read Sheryl Sandberg’s first book, ‘Lean In’ and found that it resonated with me just as much in 2022 then it had in 2015, when I last read it. For those of you haven’t read it yet, you are missing out on a wonderful and quick read. I was able to finish the… Continue reading Leaning In with Sheryl Sandberg
About 6 months ago, I started figure skating again. This was after a gap of nearly 15 years. I never intended for the gap to be that long, but life got in the way, and I kept delaying going back to the rink. The truth is, I always had an excuse. ‘Work, the rink being… Continue reading Why we give up
Ever wonder how some people manage to succeed despite all odds? They have kids, have an active home life, the same set of errands as the rest of us, yet they achieve much more with their time. How is it possible? Life-hacks! They have help. I always knew that most executives have a lot of… Continue reading Life-hacks
I wrote this piece back in May of 2020. Dug it out this morning and decided to publish it with a few edits. It’s an ode to Seattle and what it meant for me when I lived there. I miss you, Great Pacific Northwest! I want to just write about Seattle today. It comes as… Continue reading Ode to Seattle
I had always wanted to get PADI certified for scuba diving. It was a bucket list item that I wanted to check off. I didn’t realize the skills and training that would go into it until I started taking the e-learning online course beforehand. PADI is not easy! I am still unsure why I didn’t… Continue reading Diving and life