“Il n’y a rien dans ce monde qui n’ait un moment decisif” (“There is nothing in this world that does not have a decisive moment”) Cardinal de Retz and later, Henri Cartier-Bresson (via Alan Stevens)
“To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time.” Leonard Bernstein
An explanation of TGBSL To Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis, Look Past the Joints to the Gums The mouth may seem like a strange place to search for a culprit in a disease that primarily affects the joints. But a recent collaboration by a group of multidisciplinary researchers suggests that one type of oral bacteria may beContinue reading “To Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis, Look Past the Joints to the Gums. In Case You Missed It- TGBSL#27”
A present from my brother in 2012, this is a small book with a big message that punches well above its weight. The concept behind Steal Like An Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative is that we learn by copying. The chapter titles are to the point and act as a great guide:Continue reading “The Weekend Read – Steal like an artist by Austin Kleon”
This is Samos refugee camp. Around 1000 people live here after fleeing war, persecution, poverty and violence. No dental treatment has been available and people are suffering terrible toothache. Many refugees are on liquid diets and can’t eat because their dental pain is so severe. International dental charity Dentaid is determined to help. Over the coming months Dentaid isContinue reading “Please help Dentaid provide dental care for refugees in Greece”
Why Dentistry Is Separate From Medicine The divide sometimes has devastating consequences. Doctors are doctors, and dentists are dentists, and never the twain shall meet. Whether you have health insurance is one thing, whether you have dental insurance is another. Your doctor doesn’t ask you if you’re flossing, and your dentist doesn’t ask you ifContinue reading “Why Dentistry Is Separate From Medicine – and the possible consequences”
“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner.
Dr Marc Cooper a dentist turned business consultant, understands all elements of the business of dentistry. Never afraid to be provocative and often way ahead of the curve, his newsletter is amongst my top ten regular must reads. He has written in recent times about the transformational nature of technology and the growth of robotics and AIContinue reading “Robotics on the way…”
The old line was, “the trouble with advertising is that only 50% of it works and you don’t know which 50%”. My concerns about digital marketing are not about the process per se but rather about the number of people who claim to be “experts”, I think my Linkedin connect requests have become 50% “I’mContinue reading “Bad news for online advertisers – you’ve been ’ad – John Naughton”
“It is better to go through life making mistakes than to sit still and do nothing because you are afraid to make mistakes.” The teachings of Buddha.