“The End of The Family Dental Practice in Two Years”

I picked this up on Twitter this morning. Michael Watson is one of the most experienced people writing about dentistry in the UK. His post says: This site probably marks the end of the family dental practice in two years handing it over to corporates. This is the site he is talking about www.dentalaccess.nhs.uk which seems toContinue reading ““The End of The Family Dental Practice in Two Years””

Recession Marketing – 10 Mistakes. (From Robert Middleton’s Blog)

Great List from Robert Middleton. 10 Mistakes in Recession Marketing. Not Having a Game Plan Buying into “Ain’t It Awful” Not Refining Your Marketing Message Not Improving Your Marketing Materials Not Offering Extra Value Not Offering Programs Not Improving Your Selling Process Not Getting Out There Not Staying Regularly in Touch Being Passive, Not ProactiveContinue reading “Recession Marketing – 10 Mistakes. (From Robert Middleton’s Blog)”

The Face of Gloucestershire – an opportunity for someone.

The Face of Gloucestershire is a competition that is now into its second year. The premise is pretty simple they are looking for the best looking male and female in the county. The whole thing is sponsored by a variety of local businesses and judged by three prominent and involved people. The photographers are twoContinue reading “The Face of Gloucestershire – an opportunity for someone.”

So we do all ask about symptoms every time….don’t we?

I went through my TMJ learning phase whilst working within an NHS contract during the last recession. Headaches etc etc were in abundance and I must have adjusted my way through tons of acrylic to provide comfort to patients. It struck me that during the decade or so leading up to my practice sale IContinue reading “So we do all ask about symptoms every time….don’t we?”

The Black Dog stalks the night….

This has no relation to the departed Freddie but instead refers to what Winston Churchill’s family referred to as ‘The Black Dog’. For whatever reason I have been afflicted again recently. I read this by Ayd Instone which has helped me bounce off the bottom and head back upwards again. Thanks Ayd. Business As UnusualContinue reading “The Black Dog stalks the night….”

The Monday Morning Quote #37

“Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness, concerning all acts of initiative (and creation). There is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help oneContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #37”