Tag Archives: Communicating

Stop the Conversation Hogs at your Next Meeting by Using Brainwriting

At some meetings it seems like a minority of the participants do a majority of the talking. But urging the chatterboxes to shut up or coaxing the wallflowers to speak up is unlikely to solve the problem. Leigh Thompson, a professor at the Kellogg School of Management and a team consultant offers three techniques to ensure broader participation… Read More »

Add This Phrase to Supercharge your Feedback

Great feedback can help move a person forward, while ineffective feedback can stall or even reverse progress. What is the secret of great feedback? Author and blogger Daniel Cole identifies one phrase that dramatically increases the likelihood that the recipient will use the feedback to improve: I’m giving you these comments because I have very high expectations and… Read More »

In a Time of Change Find out Why Things are Going So Well

Sometimes it seems we’re wired to correct the negative. So when it comes to making a change, we’ll wonder, “What is the problem and how shall I fix it?” Author Dan Heath suggests that this approach probably works fine most of the time — if your kid has a single F on his report card, by all means… Read More »

Schedule a Workshop for your New Dentist Committee

Whether you are looking for a basic workshop to get off to a good start, or an advanced workshop, customized to meet your group’s needs, an ADA New Dentist Committee Workshop can help you elevate your connection to new dentists to the next level! Both the basic and advanced workshops are designed for current and prospective members of… Read More »

What to do when Delegating Goes Wrong

When we talk with new dentists, one challenge comes up frequently — the difficulty in getting comfortable with delegating. But whether you own a practice or work for one, there is simply no way to do it all yourself. Over at the HBR blog, Elizabeth Grace Saunders has a series of suggestions for how to delegate effectively. Here’s… Read More »