The more things change…

From the editorial in the current BDJ “Each generation believes that it discovers everything for the first time and suffers each difficulty anew. Is it that a certain personality type was (and is still) attracted to dentistry? If so, does this partly explain today’s burnout statistics as much as it did then? ‘In 1913, DormerContinue reading “The more things change…”

Peri-implant Disease

From The Blog of the Campbell Academy. – a routine “must read”. “….It is absolutely crystal clear the patients who attend for routine maintenance get very little amounts of Peri-implant disease and the disease that they get is hugely treatable. Whereas it is also absolutely clear that if they don’t attend the incidents of Peri-implantContinue reading “Peri-implant Disease”

Sleep isn’t for Wimps.

I had a nickname in my first year at university – “The Midnight Rambler” – I didn’t sleep very well and used to wander around the halls of residence looking for people with their lights on to share a coffee and have a chat. (I suppose the coffee was a clue…) I finally got aroundContinue reading “Sleep isn’t for Wimps.”

Busy being busy.

Another unfinished blog from the archive sees the light of day. This one was inspired by THIS from which I quote. I have worked with clients, and for people, whose answer to everything is to “reorganise, start again, throw everything in the air and see where it lands”. This of course means that their livesContinue reading “Busy being busy.”

A reformed cynic speaks.

There is an old saying, “a cynic is what an idealist calls a realist”. Peter Senge wrote, “Scratch the surface of most cynics and you find a frustrated idealist — someone who made the mistake of converting his ideals into expectations.” Most of us start our businesses with high hopes and ideals of changing the world.Continue reading “A reformed cynic speaks.”

Who do you trust? Who can you trust? from GDPUK

My latest post for GDPUK: One of the main tenets of Professor Onora O’Neill’s arguments around the theme of trust is that we must aim to have more trust in the trustworthy but not in the untrustworthy. She says, “I aim positively to try not to trust the untrustworthy.” Which brings around the questions. WhoContinue reading “Who do you trust? Who can you trust? from GDPUK”