Team Dynamics

High Performing Teams

A high performing team is a gift that keeps on giving. When you first hire and every time you lose a team member you cycle back through the 4 stages of team development – but do you ever get to performing? Most teams never do. Health & Dental Team Training & Coaching in Durham Region…

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The 4 Agreements In Practice Management

These 4 habits can elevate your practice.  Taken from the famous book The 4 Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz, these 4 simple guides can create powerful change in your personal life or your practice. If the toltic wisdom is too hippy or woo woo for you, simply turn to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy which espouses similar concepts…

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List Your Failures – A team building tool?

This Princeton psychology professor decided to create a CV of his failures to help others see that he has also experienced many setbacks, and that things don’t “just work out for him”.  This can be helpful when colleagues have negative or bitter feelings towards a “star” performer on a team or faculty. For the dental…

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Hiring The Right Dental Office Employees – What To Look For

I found this picture online. I don’t know the original creator, but it’s a great list of traits that contribute to employee success.  When you are hiring your dental staff, hire for characteristics and traits over skills.  Skills can be easily learned, but the above traits are deeply engrained, and difficult to train if someone…

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