The Weekend Read: 3. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

This is an easy, enjoyable and intriguing read. It has great relevance to every day life for anyone who deals with people which I suppose is all of us in clinical practice. This is Larry Brown’s review from Amazon: In Blink Malcolm Gladwell, explores the extraordinarily perceptive and deceptive power of the sub-conscious mind. Gladwell’s majorContinue reading “The Weekend Read: 3. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking”

Top Ten Tips for Worried Investors

This is a link to the blog created by Ray Prince & Graeme Urwin who are part of Rutherford Wilkinson in Newcastle, they have great expertise in financial planning, especially for doctors & dentists, and are straightforward no-BS people who give excellent service.  http://www.medicaldentalfs.com/318/are-you-worried-about-your-investments/

Pit Stop Innovation – The Handover

http://www.e-myth.com/cs/user/print/post/innovation-operation-pit-stop This is not new research and has, no doubt, surfaced several times in the newspapers since it was first published. It highlights one of the key aspects of any sort of patient / customer journey – the handover. No footballing team would dream of starting a game without practicing how to pass the ball,Continue reading “Pit Stop Innovation – The Handover”

The Weekend Read: 2. Building The Happiness Centred Business

Paddi Lund (the one on the left in the Scottish T-Shirt) is a “crazy Australian dentist” who has become founder of the greatest underground movement in business history. Only available from Solutions Press on Brisbane, Building The Happiness Centred Business is possibly the best book for Dentists (or any aspiring business owners). It’s certainly theContinue reading “The Weekend Read: 2. Building The Happiness Centred Business”

Website of the week

Here’s a great website from a fabulous new practice in Hatfield. Harry Singh has put his money where his mouth is and launched aesthetics. http://www.aesthetics-dentistry.com He has learned the lessons of the business of dentistry faster than anyone else that I know. He knows that it’s the team that make the experience and he hasContinue reading “Website of the week”

The Weekend Read: 1. How to win friends and influence people.

The book that The Guardian calls: “The grandaddy of all management books”. How to win friends and influence people by Dale Carnegie. I am amazed that there are people who haven’t yet read this slim volume. Published first in 1937 it is as relevant today as it was then. I regret that I didn’t botherContinue reading “The Weekend Read: 1. How to win friends and influence people.”