Through my work in the New Dentist Business Club, over the past 3 years, I have had the opportunity to meet many first time and veteran practice owners. 99% of them talk about the same problems. It’s bad enough that the above problems exist, but what makes it worse is, things are not getting any… Continue reading Why SamsoSmile
I was recently inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Dentists. At the annual ceremony, held in Houston, standing next to people who have 15, 20 or 30 years of work experience after dental school, I felt a little out of place. After all, at the time, I was only 4 years into… Continue reading Why I went back for a GPR
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
There are a lot of life skills that we were never taught in professional schools. Negotiating your pay, advocating for yourself in the workplace and networking with others, are just the tip of the iceberg. It takes the average professional, years to learn the above and make it a critical part of their toolbox. Even… Continue reading Negotiation 101
The overarching theme for most vision board planning that commences at the beginning of each year is a listing of goals you want to accomplish. Bucket list items you want to check off. Have you created a vision board for yourself yet? I recently watched a recording of the ‘Strategic Dreaming’ session hosted by my… Continue reading Goal-setting
Now that I have Persevering ready for launch later this week, I have a few thoughts to share about the book writing and publishing process. I’ve been getting tons of questions over the last few months on how to go about writing a book, so here are some of my answers. Book writing may take… Continue reading How to write a book