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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.
How to build confidence to stand up for yourself
How to build confidence to stand up for yourself
Are you dealing with a difficult situation in the dental office? Learn how you can take action.
Are you on overdrive this holiday season?
Are you on overdrive this holiday season?
The holidays can be a stressful time at work and at home, but these pointers can help you to slow down and enjoy the season.
Are your grooming habits causing a stink at the office?
Are your grooming habits causing a stink at the office?
How you present yourself can change people’s perception of you and the dental practice as a whole.
10 behaviors that need to change in your dental office
10 behaviors that need to change in your dental office
Do your employees dread coming to work every day? If so, it may be time to make some changes.
Do you love your job?
Do you love your job?
While it’s easy to focus on the negative, sometimes we need a reminder of the great aspects of our job.
How to handle rebellious employees
How to handle rebellious employees
While we all strive to create a healthy work environment, sometimes problems still arise.
How to handle sexual harassment in the dental practice
How to handle sexual harassment in the dental practice
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, it's important to remind women, including those in the dental industry, that they're not alone.
Do you know how to communicate effectively?
Do you know how to communicate effectively?
Learning how to communicate effectively with patients — and your boss — can make all the difference in the dental office.
The secret to networking
The secret to networking
Networking isn't about what others can do for you, but what you can do for other people.
Is new employee onboarding really necessary?
Is new employee onboarding really necessary?
While some practices set up new hires for long-term success, others make them hit the floor running.