Kolbe – Practice Success Stories 2

Practice Success Stories – 2 In previous articles I have described how the majority of people initiate their problem solving in one of the four Conative Characteristics Fact Finder – Gathering and sharing of information – Specifiers. Follow Through – Sorting and Storing Information – Classifiers. Quick Start – Dealing with risk and uncertainty –Continue reading “Kolbe – Practice Success Stories 2”

Kolbe – Practice Success Stories 1

Practice Success Stories -1 In the past couple of weeks I have outlined the principles behind Kolbe Wisdom™ and how, by using the 32-question Kolbe A Index, it is possible to identify the striving instincts that drive natural behaviours. I outlined the four Conative Characteristics: Fact Finder – Gathering and sharing of information. Follow ThroughContinue reading “Kolbe – Practice Success Stories 1”

Paddi Pages No 13 – Into the surgery

I may lose friends in the dental equipment business but this newsletter from Fletcher Potanin resonates with me. In 1988 I borrowed £8,000 from my father and set up my first cold squat practice. The only brand new bit of kit in it was the autoclave – which to the best of my knowledge isContinue reading “Paddi Pages No 13 – Into the surgery”

Kolbe Wisdom™ – The Striving Instincts and Beyond.

Last time I introduced the principles behind the Kolbe Wisdom™. How, by using the 32-question Kolbe A Index, it is possible to identify the striving instincts that drive natural behaviours. I outlined the four Conative Characteristics: Fact Finder – Gathering and sharing of information. Follow through – Sorting and Storing Information. Quick Start – DealingContinue reading “Kolbe Wisdom™ – The Striving Instincts and Beyond.”

In with the new, out with the old? – Wise words from Blue Horizons

A good post by Hilary Ford on the new Blue Horizons blog. It’s so easy to spend time, energy and cash searching for the next client or customer that you risk neglecting your current customers. Never ever forget the value of internal marketing, how many dentists have had patients say to them or their team,Continue reading “In with the new, out with the old? – Wise words from Blue Horizons”

The Monday Morning Quote #76

“Take away my people, but leave my factories and soon grass will grow on the factory floors……Take away my factories, but leave my people and soon we will have a new and better factory.” Andrew Carnegie (Attributed) I was made aware of this quote by Seth Godin’s blog Losing Andrew Carnegie Carnegie apparently said,  “TakeContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #76”