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Dr. Marc Cooper
Dr. Cooper's professional career includes private periodontist, academician, researcher, teacher, practice management consultant, corporate consultant, trainer, seminar director, board director, author, entrepreneur and inventor. Dr. Cooper has studied with masters in many disciplines, participated in formal business educational programs, and worked as an independent contractor with top-flight consulting companies. In 2011, Dr. Cooper was selected as a coach for the prestigious TED Fellows Program. The Mastery Company has been in existence since 1984. Dr. Cooper's client experience in dentistry includes solo private practice, small partnered practices, managed group practices and retail corporate enterprises. Dr. Cooper has worked with numbers of health care entities such as insurance companies, clearing houses, bio-technical companies and disease management companies, as well as the senior executives and boards of large hospitals and hospital systems and a number of their related physician groups. In addition, Dr. Cooper has worked with Silicon Valley start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. He has worked with dental clients in the U.S., U.K. Canada, Chile, Brazil, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Singapore, New Zealand, Australia and Israel. Dr. Cooper is author of eight successful books; Mastering the Business of Practice, Partnerships in Dental Practice, Running on Empty, SOURCE, Valuocity, Valuocity II, Valuocity III, and The Elder. His electronic newsletter reaches thousands of subscribers in 31 countries. Dr. Cooper also co-developed a suite of online dental practice management assessment tools. Dr. Cooper can be contacted at: [email protected]
What's next for the solo practice?
What's next for the solo practice?
A look at the past and future of dentistry as it moves from solo practice to group management practice.
Why a non-dentist might make sense as CEO
Why a non-dentist might make sense as CEO
Dr. Marc Cooper explores a new trend in the business world: hiring an "outsider" CEO. He analyzes if this might have some application in the dental market.
Will this insurance move put an end to solo practices?
Will this insurance move put an end to solo practices?
Dr. Marc Cooper explores how a new policy decision by major U.S. insurance companies could have far-reaching effects.
The biggest secret to becoming a REAL dental entrepreneuer
The biggest secret to becoming a REAL dental entrepreneuer
Dr. Marc Cooper explores the key to true dental entrepreneurship: transformation.
Why managed group practice will dominate the future
Why managed group practice will dominate the future
Dentist-entrepreneurs may be positioned well for the future of dentistry as the prevalence of managed group practices increases.
Ask Dr. Cooper: How do you know when to let an employee go?
Ask Dr. Cooper: How do you know when to let an employee go?
Over a decade ago, Dr. Cooper started a Q&A column with dentists. Here, he shares an inquiry he received, along with his response.
Leadership: The most critical element needed for associate success
Leadership: The most critical element needed for associate success
Learning how to bridge the generation gap can result in more effective leadership.
Dentistry and the Federal Government
Dentistry and the Federal Government
As the population of untreated dental disease continues to expand, along with more focused attention being paid to the oral-systemic link, dentistry will find itself in cross-hairs to increase access and reduce disease.
How self-awareness impacts leadership success
How self-awareness impacts leadership success
A study was published in 2010 by Green Peak Partners and Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations2. The study examined 72 executives at public and private companies with revenues from $50 million to $5 billion. The research studied a number of executive interpersonal traits. It was found that the element of self-awareness was a highly significant trait associated with leadership success. In fact, the higher level of self-awareness, the higher level of leadership success.