“Authentic leadership needs skill to succeed”

Nice article from Andrew Hill in the FT. As a coach I spend time encouraging clients to discover their authentic selves, however as with all things  particularly when politicians or salespeople get involved the word can become devalued. Here’s the link http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/508107a2-5ed9-11e1-a04d-00144feabdc0.html#ixzz1nls2hKFE Brings to mind the quote from Jean Giraudoux “The secret of success isContinue reading ““Authentic leadership needs skill to succeed””

Banks miss targets for small business lending

From Morris & Co’s newsletter The experience of my clients is that banks are doing anything they can to avoid lending to (some not all) dental practices. Methods include buck passing, demanding the same paperwork time and again, individuals “responsible” being on prolonged holidays and courses without delegating or sharing responsibility. Those of us whoContinue reading “Banks miss targets for small business lending”

Most dentists not ready for compulsory EPCs…say Frank Taylor Associates

More TLAs….. Here’s a link to the FTA blog. The majority of those dentists who are looking to sell their dental practices in 2012 are not ready for new legislation in regard to EPCs according to Andy Acton of Frank Taylor and Associates and Phil McCabe of the Forum of Private Business. The new changesContinue reading “Most dentists not ready for compulsory EPCs…say Frank Taylor Associates”

Transplant jaw made by 3D printer claimed as first

From BBC website makes me wonder where this technology is taking us and its possible use in “routine” restorative dentistry Transplant jaw made by 3D printer claimed as first. A 3D printer-created lower jaw has been fitted to an 83-year-old woman’s face in what doctors say is the first operation of its kind. The transplantContinue reading “Transplant jaw made by 3D printer claimed as first”

Sugar tax needed, say US experts

From the BBC. Sugar is as damaging and addictive as alcohol or tobacco and should be regulated, claim US health experts. According to a University of California team, new policies such as taxes are needed to control soaring consumption of sugar and sweeteners. Prof Robert Lustig argues in the journal Nature for major shifts inContinue reading “Sugar tax needed, say US experts”