Here’s the story of a leader who did not get it right: Her personal ambition was more important than the impact the team was trying to achieve. She had the false notion that displaying vulnerability or confusion meant letting the team down. So, she always put on a brave face and expected others to do… Continue reading Compassionate leadership
Happy one year birthday of the New Dentist Business Study Club! The journey to ONE has been long and interesting. I remember exactly where I was when I first thought about starting something like this. I was in the Bay Area, helping my sister raise her newborn infant. Our parents had flown in to see… Continue reading Happy birthday!
Are you a foreign trained dentist interested in obtaining a DDS and settling down in the States? Great, this post is for you. One of the most common questions I get is ‘how do I improve my chances of getting a US dental school acceptance?’ For starters, here is a list of activities you can… Continue reading Improving your profile
Although I completed my equivalency examinations and interviews for dental school several years ago, I am frequently asked about mistakes that can be avoided. These are some of the mistakes I made back when I was applying to dental schools, and later on, as a dental student. Mistake #1: waiting for a call Foreign trained… Continue reading Mistakes
Most dentists and oral-maxillofacial surgeons have heard about Dr. Cathy Hung. Her advice is frequently featured on the New Dentist Now blog and Dental Practice Success column of the American Dental Association. Her new book, Pulling Wisdom, has started the much needed conversation on building cultural competency in health care professionals, especially those serving diverse,… Continue reading Learning from Dr. Cathy Hung
Have you ever wondered how some people manage to do so many valuable things in a single day? Why is it that only a few are able to enjoy true success, and other do not? This is a post about uncommon traits and habits that allow some people to become winners. A lot of factors… Continue reading What nobody tells you about success