From the wonderful Savage Notes.
“A man’s ethical behaviour should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.” Albert Einstein
“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.“ F. Scott Fitzgerald
Seth deals with the “noise” of social media, I wish I had managed to say this so concisely and well when I wrote this piece – I will now. Here’s a link to the full piece. The trap of social media noise If we put a number on it, people will try to make theContinue reading “The trap of social media noise – great writing from Seth Godin”
The promised land Maybe this should be sent to all the bankers in Europe. (Thanks to D.I.) A modern fairy-tale. Helga is the proprietor of a bar. She realizes that virtually all of her customers are unemployed alcoholics and, as such, can no longer afford to patronize her bar. To solve this problem, she comesContinue reading “The Promised Land – A modern Fairy Tale”
From Daily Telegraph on-line, full piece here. The usual lack of understanding about the way that Denplan works, as pointed out in one of the comments. Whoever buys it will be well advised to change very little – it’s a well managed business and an excellent brand. It’s more about insurance companies and their “strategicContinue reading “Denplan for sale”
A great list from Andy Acton of Frank Taylor Associates, full post here. It never fails to amaze me, but so many sellers still fail to take care of some of the most basic items before they try and bring their practice to market. I thought that I would take you through some of theContinue reading “Dental Practice Sale No-No’s!! – great advice from FTA”
From Harvard Business Review – Business Tip of the Day adapted from “The Challenge of the Average Employee” by Anthony Tjan. Performance reviews tell you whether someone is doing an adequate job, but they fail to reveal whether people are doing the right jobs. This is especially problematic for average performers—those not good enough toContinue reading ““Assess Job Fit, Not Just Performance””
Stunning fully private practice on the Somerset/Dorset Border. Looking for a highly experienced associate with excellent communication skills, team player and ethical, to join us for 3/4 days a week Very modern 4 surgery practice, digital radiography, high end cosmetics provided, any extra experience welcome. Hygienist support, latest in-surgery whitening, Inman aligners, implants, specialist endodonticsContinue reading “Dream job for the right person…”
…. said the message from someone very close to me that accompanied this forwarded cartoon from the excellent people at xkcd… Good morning world.