What are the Qualities of Good Leadership?

July 7th, 2012 admin Posted in Dental Staff advice No Comments »

Share The Business Vision Share the vision with others, or even better have a team create it, so they feel involved in the process.  However make sure to break the vision down into small steps so that employees understand how they are going to get there.  This will ensure that they don't feel defeated when it takes a long time to reach the end goal. Each employee needs to understand how they will contribute to the overall process in order to put in 100% effort. Share information about Read more [...]

Creating a Unified Team with Fun Bonding Activities

November 28th, 2010 admin Posted in Dental Staff advice No Comments »

Maintaining enthusiasm and motivation within the members of a team is an important part of developing an effective team. The ability to promote the bonding between team members is vital to the success of most projects and team building games are a fun way to initiate that. Team Building Events can take time to set up, but the results are worth it when you can take all of the individuals in a group and make them feel as though they are all intrinsic pieces of a team. Team Building exercises Read more [...]

Verifying Resume and Checking Background Protect Employers

July 11th, 2009 admin Posted in Dental Staff advice No Comments »

By: Barry Snyder You might have experience as business owner, or manager, or human resource personnel in your company, to hire employees with half truth resumes. Actually based from studies, 75 percent of resumes have more or less falsified information and around 89 percent are misleading. Even with contact numbers available to give you the opportunity to run a background check or verification of their resumes, some employers fail to do pre-employment screening of their applicants. With this, companies Read more [...]

Motivation Theories – Understanding the Expectancy and Equity Theories of Motivation

April 11th, 2009 admin Posted in Dental Staff advice No Comments »

By: Shameena silva Before we go in to look at the Expectancy theory and the Equity theory  in detail, it is thus vital to understand what ‘process theories’ are in the first place, as the Expectancy theory and the Equity theory are both process theories. Hence so in general, the process theories are basically concerned with how the people think and behave to get what they want. To say, these theories do go to explain how the employees/people are motivated thus focussing on the process by Read more [...]

Can Your Receptionist Multitask as Well as an Answering Service?

March 3rd, 2009 admin Posted in Dental Staff advice No Comments »

By: Robert Porter Hiring managers are stressing the need to be a self-starting multi-tasker, and are proclaiming the need for that skill in bold print across the web, and in your local newspaper classifieds. Companies and medical / legal practices alike want to get the most out of their hired help. Unfortunately, most of the time the receptionist doesn't live up to their promise of multi-tasking capability. It's not entirely your receptionist's fault. Being the office gatekeeper can be demanding Read more [...]

5 Major Benefits of Using Cheap Urbane Scrubs in Clinics and Hospitals

January 8th, 2009 admin Posted in Dental Staff advice No Comments »

By: Brent McNutt Why do we wear work uniforms? Many fields and companies require workers to wear uniforms. However, we often do not consider why we wear uniforms, or what value (if any) they provide. Workers throughout society, wear an array of different uniforms. However, why do they wear these uniforms? Would it be more practical for workers to wear whichever type of clothing makes them the most comfortable? Arguably, the biggest debate today regarding uniforms is whether elementary, middle, Read more [...]

Communicating With Others

November 29th, 2008 admin Posted in Dental Staff advice 2 Comments »

By: Steve Morgan Communicating With Others We constantly interact with, and relate to others and the world around us. Effective communication is essential for us to resolve problems and evaluate solutions, to be able to listen well, to motivate ourselves and others, to speak effectively, and to ask the right questions to get the right information we require. The way we sit, stand or walk, our facial expressions, the way we dress, the house we live in, the car we drive, all communicate some Read more [...]

Get Rid Of Bad Breath- Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Bad Breath

October 22nd, 2008 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients, Dental Staff advice No Comments »

by Tony Smith Having bad breath is humiliating and depressing. Especially when people criticize you about it and don't want to talk to you because of how bad it smells. It's also frustrating trying to control it and cure it. So, what I'm going to do is share with you some natural ways to get rid of bad breath. That way, you will have more confidence, high self-esteem, and fresh breath. The natural ways to get rid of bad breath are: 1. The first way to get rid of your bad breath is to Read more [...]

Improve Employee Performance By Letting “Talkers” Speak

October 15th, 2008 admin Posted in Dental Staff advice No Comments »

by Barbara Brown, PhD Do you have one or two employees who like to be "in front" of the crowd? Or perhaps they just like to do more talking than writing. If so, use their passion for speaking as a way to encourage greater cooperation and contributions. How? By highlighting situations where there will be opportunities to speak. Or better yet, by actually making sure they have opportunities to share ideas and talk in public. Consider these four situations: Situation 1: You want to encourage increased Read more [...]

Using Employee Complaints As A Performance Management Strategy

October 6th, 2008 admin Posted in Dental Staff advice No Comments »

by Barbara Brown, PhD When you talk to employees, you undoubtedly hear some complaints. Maybe they are a little irritated at having too much work. Or perhaps there is frustration with how or when information is received from other offices. During these encounters, you probably commiserate and maybe even exchange ideas for improving the situation. But do you use those complaints as a way to achieve goals and maximize employee performance? If not, you may be overlooking a very useful performance Read more [...]