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Lisa Newburger, LISW-S
Lisa Newburger, a master's level social worker supervisor, helps audiences find humor in talking about tough topics. Her "in-your-face" style of presentations and writing will make you smile or just shock you into taking some action. Either way, she is very effective at empowering others to reach their goals and feel better about themselves. Her entertaining workshops are available for national and international audiences. Writing for the dental industry since 2010, she uses an alterego (Diana Directive) to illustrate her points in a sarcastic but effective way. Presentations can be scheduled by contacting Lisa at www.discussdirectives.com/dental.html.
Why you need to support your co-workers
Why you need to support your co-workers
Do you strive to make your office a supportive environment, or are you just looking out for your personal interests?
How to deal with lazy employees
How to deal with lazy employees
The reason your staff members aren't motivated to work may surprise you.
How to handle emotions in the dental practice
How to handle emotions in the dental practice
While everyone tries to put on a brave face at work, sometimes emotions can take their toll.
7 reasons to respect a hygienist
7 reasons to respect a hygienist
Hygienists do much more than just clean teeth. Here's a reminder of why you should value them at your practice.
How to handle mental health issues in the dental practice
How to handle mental health issues in the dental practice
Mental health can be a difficult topic to discuss, but doing so may save a coworker's life.
Why confidence is important in a dental practice
Why confidence is important in a dental practice
Don't run away from things that scare you. Instead, master them!
How much drama is in your dental practice?
How much drama is in your dental practice?
Is your office environment a constant soap opera? If so, these 10 tips may help to minimize the drama.
The secret to great customer service
The secret to great customer service
Do you want your patients to refer their friends and family to your dental practice? Then show them compassion.
What are you doing with your life?
What are you doing with your life?
There's no time like the present to evaluate your life and career and create a plan that will set you up for success.
#MeToo in the dental practice
#MeToo in the dental practice
Why non-judgmentally supporting our colleagues and friends through sexual harassment situations is critical.