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David Black
Drawing on over 40 years of clinical experience, Dr. Black focuses on speaking and coaching through in-office consultation. Dr. Black has Pankey-Dawson clinical training and has retained staff an average of 20 years each. He has distilled the wisdom of major national consulting firms into a successful restorative and cosmetic practice in a small suburban town. Dr. Black brings these qualities and more to help both new doctors and associateships needing to increase their productivity by attention to systems. He has proven leadership and administrative skill, and is a dental leader in the local society and MOM’s projects, community boards, and state dental board of directors, committees and task forces.
Know yourself to know your team
Know yourself to know your team
Using the DiSC personality profile to work better with your team and manage them more effectively.
10 important points you need understand about your financial report
10 important points you need understand about your financial report
10 important points you need understand about your financial report and why they are important for you.
Where is your retirement income going to come from?
Where is your retirement income going to come from?
A look at how dentists from all over the country are planning for retirement, why you need to start saving early for retirement and the best ways to be prepared for your retirement.
Some days you just have to be the manager
Some days you just have to be the manager
Being a leader and being a manager can feel like two separate things, but you need to wear both hats if you want to run a successful practice.
4 ways you may be wasting your dental consulting dollars
4 ways you may be wasting your dental consulting dollars
Hiring a consultant is not cheap, so to get your money’s worth, there are several pitfalls you should be sure to avoid.
What is emotional intelligence and how it does it affect a dental practice?
What is emotional intelligence and how it does it affect a dental practice?
Executives can have excellent schooling and their IQ is out the roof, but something separates those who have stellar careers and those who end up working for the stars.
6 consultants you need to engage to plan your retirement
6 consultants you need to engage to plan your retirement
Some of us plan better than others. Some of us save better than others. In my years in dental practice, I knew three types of dentists.
7 behavioral cues that lead to increased treatment acceptance
7 behavioral cues that lead to increased treatment acceptance
Most big dental consulting groups will use some version of DISC personality types to introduce a dental team to the fact that both the team and the clients have different personalities and react to information in different ways.
Five things to do BEFORE you call the consultant
Five things to do BEFORE you call the consultant
Don’t get me wrong, consultants are great. I hired several over my long career. I like them so much, I became one. But, before you make the call and sign the contract, there a few things you can do to jumpstart the process, or even delay your need for help for a while.
5 things to do BEFORE you call a consultant
Don’t get me wrong, consultants are great. I hired several over my long career. I like them so much, I became one. But, before you make the call and sign the contract, there a few things you can do to jumpstart the process, or even delay your need for help for a while.