Create a rewarding, profitable, fun dental practice while living the life you’ve envisioned with systems that build teams and fortunes.
Real world, no nonsense, straight talk that works. Rachel is systematic, candid and insightful, helping you create the practice you deserve and lifestyle you love.
Why Dentists Need Holidays
Over half of all dentists find it difficult to take time off, and it’s over 75% for practice owners. Many dentists work through and do not take regular holidays or time off. That is just horrifying – a dentist who doesn’t take holidays is going to be tired, mentally stressed and less productive than one who does.
In this episode of The Cheeky Dentist Show I share my key strategies to taking holidays that work for you and your dental practice. Listen now to discover why holidays are so important to be a successful dentist.
Reduce Stress Have Fun In Dentistry
As dentists we are going to face highs and lows, tough times that challenge us and feel like they may break us. The problem arises when we constantly feel overwhelmed, stressed and unable to cope and motivate ourselves. This is when we need to stop and get real about how we are feeling and start to address where changes can be made.
I suffered from burnout during my career and despite all my best efforts and coping mechanisms there were times I came close to throwing in the towel and walking away from dentistry and life.
So in this show I share how I went form a burnout dentist to one who has fun and how you can make that happen too.
Lessons From Kayaking For Dentists
What do kayaking and dentistry have in common?
Well after a recent kayaking adventure with my family I discovered there are a lot of lessons learn form kayaking that can be applied to dentistry and life.
Listen to the show and discover what these lessons are and how you can use them to take your dental practice to the next level.
How To Be Confident At Sales To Increase Case Acceptance
What instead of selling dentistry to our patients we are helping them?
Helping them to be free of dental disease, helping them to be out of pain, helping them to improve their smile, helping them on the road to better health, helping them to keep their teeth.
And in return for this help they pay you for your time and expertise.
You are helping NOT selling!!!
So here are some Cheeky Dentist tips to support you to be more confident and at ease with your sales process.
How To Have Work Life Balance In Dentistry
So how do you improve your work life balance, especially if you are struggling to make enough money in your practice to cover your bills? Well firstly you have to change the way you work to be able to be more productive and effective, to have a team that backs you and helps you to run your office and to master all aspects of your business. Here are some steps you can take to improve your work life balance.
How To Develop Leadership Skills As A Dentist
Yes I know we are not all born leaders, when we went to dental school it was because we wanted to help people and we didn’t envisage ourself being business people, managers and team leaders. The good thing about leadership is it is something you can learn and develop so as to become a better and more inspirational leader to those around you.
So what can you do to improve your leadership skills?
Wowza what an inspiration!
Thanks Rachel for these fantastic podcasts! I'm not a dentist but I am a naturopath and I have been super inspired by your business model and your tips and tools on getting my business foundations up to scratch from woring on my policies and protocols to how to work with my team in a professional and smooth and harmonious way and so much more. You are a fantastic mentor with a great capacity to be living the next step - thanks so much for all your support and advice with such simple podcasts and recordings - and keep the podcasts coming. If I was a dentist I would have sign up for some professonal mentoring from you immediately! Thank you!
I love listening to what Dr Rachel has to say as she offers very practical, doable advice. I love her dedication to support others in their healing journey as well as encouraging other dentists to excel in private practice. She is clearly a leader in her field and well worth listening to.
I have been listening to Rachel for years and can vouch she is the real deal. Someone who runs a successful dental practice, knows how to do it and has a genuine love of people which is what is behind her sharing.
Rachel had to go through a lot of get where she is and she made it and knows what she is doing. Now she shares her wisdom, care, experience and practical know how with other dentists to make it easy for them. These talks are inspiring for many people and not just dentist – but extra special for dentist who surely need that support!