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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.
8 important etiquette rules for the chronic cell phone user
Busted! It just isn’t fair! What is the problem with me being on my phone at work? I like to get paid to be on my phone, handling my affairs. It isn’t like I am the only person on the planet who does this.
3 non-financial ways to prepare for retirement
Retirement. How is your spouse/partner going to put up with you when “that” time comes? Here’s a more important question: What will you do with your time without patients, an overflowing
The nasty truth about sexual harassment in the dental practice

Have you ever been sexually harassed? I am not talking about the workmen down the street who whistle at you when you walk by (but, that is harassment as well). What I am talking about is whether you have ever been uncomfortable with something your boss said or did to you in the dental practice.

The myth of work-life balance? It's nonsense, says one dental hygienist

Readers, I need your help (I am not bluffing). I have a friend who is a hygienist who shared this with me. What would you say?