Meetings: Four Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Brooke Milligan on Mar 22, 2017 4:00:45 PM

By Roger P. Levin, DDS

Everybody hates them. They waste time, kill morale, and basically suck the life force out of the practice. I’m talking about bad meetings.

At my seminars, I hear many horror stories from orthodontists and team members about the quality of meetings in their practices. Nobody knows the purpose. The right information isn’t shared. One or two people monopolize the conversation. The gathering turns into a giant complaint session.

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Topics: orthodontics, Roger Levin, meetings

Morning Meetings, By the Numbers

Posted by Ben Shin on Jul 17, 2014 11:13:00 AM

Morning Meetings, By the Numbers

By Roger P. Levin, DDS

The morning meeting, which I refer to as the Daily Business Meeting, plays an essential role in a successful ortho practice. The entire staff benefits when practices consistently hold effective morning meetings, spending 10–­15 minutes to prepare for the day ahead. Productive meetings allow for communicating ideas, sharing information, identifying potential problems, and finding solutions.

What should the team accomplish during the Daily Business Meeting? Focus on making your ortho practice a stronger business by reviewing your progress toward production targets. What can the team do today to move the practice forward?

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Topics: practice management, Roger Levin, business, meetings

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