|March 15, 2011|
We have 'set the stage' to set you apart at the 7th Annual Dental Managers Conference
I would like to personally invite you to join us at the 7th Annual Dental Managers Conference. We listen to our attendees and we have taken every effort to take all of your feedback from past conferences to make 2011 our best year yet. Don't miss this opportunity to set yourself apart. I hope to see you in Nashville, Tenn.
- Heather Colicchio, AADOM president.
Our International Keynote Speaker is Kathy Metaxas and we have a superstar lineup of speakers. The 2011 educational course lineup includes:
A brave new world for managing people?
The mantra of today's desirable young worker is "Work is not work. It's a hobby that you happen to get paid for," said Nina Munk. And forward-thinking companies are tapping into this.More
Answers to 5 tough questions
Dental assisting can be a tough profession. Keeping patients satisfied and dealing with unhappy coworkers are just some of the things that a dentist encounters on a daily basis. They also have their own personal lives to maintain when they leave the office.More
A fresh start: Keeping infections out of your new facility
OSHA Healthcare Advisor
In the infection prevention profession, there are very few occasions where you get a fresh start — a chance to start over from scratch with a zero infection rate, even for just a few minutes. It's an opportunity many dream about: to walk into a brand new hospital and start fighting infections on equal terms.More
Why personality matters in the workplace
Building and cultivating relationships is an integral part of any career strategy. Whether you are a job seeker, manager or entrepreneur, you are in the relationship business. When it comes to building relationships, you must start with self knowledge—and that starts with personality. More
iPad advances digital dentistry
For Dr. Ferencz, the latest technology has always driven quality patient care. As an early iPad adopter, he knew the device could launch a new era in digital dentistry. iPad has become central to all aspects of the practice. In addition to simplifying patient forms and record-keeping, it enables the dentist to show his clients photos of treatment options. And his technicians refer to digital images on the tablet computer to create perfect-looking dental prosthetics. More
The 11 leadership styles you must avoid
American Express OPEN Forum
Leadership is one of those things that every successful entrepreneur must have in order to succeed, but identifying what good leadership entails may not always be clear-cut for everyone. So just what kind of leadership style should you have? You can weed them out by taking a look at these 11 leadership styles that you must avoid if you want to succeed.More
A case for reconsidering the way we've always done it
When "that's the way we've always done it" or "that's how I learned to do it" gets in the way of relevance or growth, it's time to take a step back and reconsider our stand. What has been done may have served well in a particular place and time, but may only be an irritation here and now.More
Recommendation for postmenopausal women: Increase dental checkups
Medical News Today
Postmenopausal women have a new health message to hear. Two annual dental checkups aren't enough. Older women need more, according to research findings from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the Cleveland Clinic. More
Are women the worst critics of workplace crying?
A story primarily focused on the impact of a woman's tears on male colleagues and bosses. A study found that a woman's tears lower a man's testosterone, causing men to consider crying women "threatening hormonally." The piece received many thoughtful comments, with most believing the corporate environment to be the chief culprit. Wall Street Journal blog The Juggle noticed the piece and asked its readers if they'd cried on the job. Over 100 comments poured in, largely relaying feelings of frustration, shame and embarrassment after crying.More