The Monday Morning Quote #143

Oscar Wilde

The Monday Morning Quote #142

“Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world.

Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves.

All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.”

George Bernard Shaw

Please don’t use these words

With thanks to Lucy Kelloway who calls it Waffle Flu therefore in need of “hygiene at work” & other contributions to Bullshit Bingo.

  • Walk the talk
  • T.E.A.M.
  • There’s no “I” in team
  • Elephant in the room
  • Thought leadership
  • Going forward
  • Roadmap
  • Outcomes
  • Toolbox
  • Push the envelope
  • Go the extra mile
  • Head up
  • Flag up
  • I don’t have a good optic on that
  • Circle up with you
  • Disestablish long haul positions
  • Insufficient optionality
  • Never lose sight of the bigger picture
  • Dig deep
  • Find another gear

Messages from Dental Masters

A criticism aimed at me by my partner, my coach and (most of all) myself, is that I tend to hide my lamp under a bushel.

Here is not the place to deal with my lack of personal flag waving so….


A promo. for the new collection “Messages from Dental Masters”.

Compiled by Stephen Hudson with 30 contributors (and yes, I’m one), 40% of profits will be split between the BDA Benevolent Fund and Dentists Health Support Group.

A really good read for anyone in Dentistry – order it now from Stephen’s website website.


The Monday Morning Quote #141

“The best way to sound like you know what you’re talking about.. to know what you’re talking about.”


Heart Your Smile

A great new campaign to change the public’s perception of dentistry. Headed up by  James Goolnik and launched at Dental Showcase it provides a Manifesto For Change with the 9 Habits of a Happy Dental Professional.

It’s overdue – well done to all involved.

Take a look at the website and sign up

Follow them on Twitter & like on Facebook.

Here’s the Manifesto:


NHS Pension Confusion – some clarification

During the past few weeks there has been a great deal of publicity and debate about changes to NHS pensions that came into force on November 7th. The BDA have been in discussion with the Department of Health and have issued some advice for members here.

Alan Suggett from accountants UNW has produced an excellent flow chart which I have tried to reproduce here. For the full version go to their website here.

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