I’d blogged a few months earlier about the differences between coaches, sponsors and mentors. Here I am going to share how to find a coach, what coaches can help you with and what the investment in a coach typically looks like. Are you ready to get a coach? You are ready, if you are able… Continue reading Do you need a coach?
This website is reader supported. If you buy something through my posts or affiliate links, at no cost to you, I may get a small commission off of the sale. For more info, see my Disclosure Policy. ‘The smartest people I know have always had coaches, and they continue to invest in coaching throughout their… Continue reading Coaches, mentors and sponsors
5 things NDBC taught us in the last one year Just a passion project in September 2019, the New Dentist Business Club, a study group focused on building leadership and business skills for new dentists and dental students, turned one in 2020. We grew from 3 to 50 members in under a year and are… Continue reading Leadership
I always underestimated the value of culture. Culture is created by the people you surround yourself with and the environment you are in everyday. Look around you. Are the 4-5 people you spend the most time with, pushing you to strive harder? Or are they restricting you in more ways than one? Whenever I listen… Continue reading Culture
One of the concerns group practice owners often have is about retaining their ‘awesome’ associate dentist’s long term. This is difficult especially if you are hiring motivated, driven people, who might want to start their own practice some day in the future. The key here is in creating an environment for your associate that makes… Continue reading What associates want
How do we manage to stay positive all the time? Especially, with the state our country is in, all the terrible news that we are constantly subjected to, and maybe our frustrating work circumstances? At the beginning of 2020, my biggest goal was to own a dental practice. Mid way during the national shut down,… Continue reading Positivity
A lot of students get involved in academic programs while in their gap years. Becoming a student at a program like MPH (Masters in Public Health) is looked at favorably by a majority of international dentist admission committees. It shows commitment, perseverance and an interest in pursuing higher education in the United States. Dr. Nayanika… Continue reading Why consider an MPH prior to DDS
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