Daniel H. Pink has spent years researching human regret and decided to compile data on it in a qualitative way. He surveyed regret all over the world, asking anyone to write in with their regrets, ultimately receiving tens of thousands of stories and missives with which he could compile, classify, analyze and recognize patterns.
A friend posed this question to me and I responded that I might buy a boat, although not sure I would want the hassle, or buy a new house that had a yard for my dogs but, no, I wouldn’t change much. Money is just not what motivates me most or drives my choices.
Connecting with as many Endos as I do, I’ve observed that so many have lost the passion for their profession. They often come to me looking for a magic answer to being as excited as when they started practicing. I don’t have a magic answer but I do have a few thoughts to
It’s been my experience, when observing anyone who is particularly efficient at anything, that there is a certain grace, confidence and trust of others involved. Every chef has a sous chef to prep the ingredients so the process of preparing even a complex dinner goes smoothly. Everyone knows their role in that kitchen –
There are those who spend their careers so engaged in their work that it defines their very essence Retired Endodontist, Dr. Robert Fleisher is a wonderful writer who says about retirement “your mind and soul must be ready.” What I say is that the mind and soul needs tending to for all your years. Living
Kat is a dental hygienist who is a specialist in root canal anesthesia at North Sound Root Canal Specialists. We sat down with her to better understand her unique and very successful methods. Q: Why did you decide to become a specialist in numbing patients for root canals. A: For root canals, it is
By Joan Fodor, Medical Marketing Strategist If the word “marketing” makes you squirm a little, there’s good reason. You are a healer, “a tooth saver,” not a salesman. And yet, without building awareness in your community, you most likely will not have a vibrant, successful practice. Traditional forms of advertising do not pertain to
When I googled, ‘how to accept change,’ I got 5,890,000,000 links. Obviously, there’s an epidemic out there of people yearning for change yet scared they’ll make a mistake or shake things up too much. Often, they’re waiting for some magic to happen to uplift them. So, do I have something new to add to
What if, instead of setting a projected income level as your objective, you instead, made feeling fulfilled, abundant and joyful the goal? That goes for everyone’s happiness – your patients, staff and YOU. I’ll understand if you’re rolling your eyes right now but please stick with me a few more minutes. Increasing evidence from
A TED talk I heard recently that was given by an ER physician made a point that pertains to every endodontist’s office too. “Everybody has to be ready for whatever comes through the door.” But how can we accommodate emergencies efficiently without causing stress, confusion and unproductive hours in the day? Once I tamed