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Shared Practices | Your Dental Roadmap through Practice Ownership

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A bootcamp in small business ownership and practice management for dentists, giving the new graduate a roadmap to successful practice ownership. We interview the best dentists, experts, consultants and more on our weekly show. Here's the topics we will be covering in our 8 Seasons: 1. First Years as a Dentist 2. Think Like a Business Owner 3. Money and Numbers 4. Startups, Acquisitions, and Partnerships 5. Internal Systems 6. Marketing & Growth 7. Leadership, Vision and Culture 8. Beyond Dentistry Go to SharedPractices.com to download the 8 Season Roadmap.

A bootcamp in small business ownership and practice management for dentists, giving the new graduate a roadmap to successful practice ownership. We interview the best dentists, experts, consultants and more on our weekly show. Here's the topics we will be covering in our 8 Seasons: 1. First Years as a Dentist 2. Think Like a Business Owner 3. Money and Numbers 4. Startups, Acquisitions, and Partnerships 5. Internal Systems 6. Marketing & Growth 7. Leadership, Vision and Culture 8. Beyond Dentistry Go to SharedPractices.com to download the 8 Season Roadmap.

Location:

United States

Description:

A bootcamp in small business ownership and practice management for dentists, giving the new graduate a roadmap to successful practice ownership. We interview the best dentists, experts, consultants and more on our weekly show. Here's the topics we will be covering in our 8 Seasons: 1. First Years as a Dentist 2. Think Like a Business Owner 3. Money and Numbers 4. Startups, Acquisitions, and Partnerships 5. Internal Systems 6. Marketing & Growth 7. Leadership, Vision and Culture 8. Beyond Dentistry Go to SharedPractices.com to download the 8 Season Roadmap.

Language:

English


Episodes

Coaches Corner: TPO Edition

8/10/2022
Our very own Christie Larson joins us. Having worked in dental for over a decade, she's now giving us pre-owners a preview of the coaching we can expect in the future. If she could go back in time and tell her clients--before they were owners--how to set up for success, THIS is what she'd tell them.

Duration:00:28:33

Coaches Corner: Handling Cancellations Part 1

8/8/2022
When we released our new patient phone call episodes, we noticed something: offices fumble phone calls because offices don't have an etiquette standard. Go back and listen to the episode published June 20, 2022. You'll notice skilled employees--excellent employees. But you'll also notice a lack of standard phone etiquette. Richard and co-host Caitlin Shoemaker return to teach phone etiquette and a lot more.

Duration:00:50:41

Three P.O.

8/3/2022
What’s Tyler Tolbert been up to for the past YEAR? Today he reclaims the show as he sits down with Steven and Andrew. We talk his exploits jumping into a rewarding position, his first surgery as a licensed dentist, and why he’s happy to be back where he started.

Duration:00:51:08

Starting and Running a Denture & Implant Office

8/1/2022
Our guest is driven and he’s changing lives every day. Richard catches up with this old classmate and friend. He happens to be running one of our denture & implant offices in Reno. With a truly amazing start to his career, check out why he’s now left everything aside and is changing lives everyday in Reno.

Duration:00:47:42

POUW: Dr. Inigo Montoya Part 2

7/27/2022
Back in TPO #96, we talked to Inigo Montoya (published Nov 3, 2021). He had found an interesting practice but after the show aired, that practice didn’t work out. He’s closing tomorrow on a better way better one. Check it out as our own Dr. Matt Ford helps him with last minute vetting and what to do once he’s on-site tomorrow. Schedule to be on the show: Merlin@SharedPractices.com

Duration:01:02:02

Two Months into a Dentures & Implants Startup

7/25/2022
One of our talented surgical doctors comes on-air today. What’s it like actually working in one of our Dentures & Implants startups? Our Louisville partner shares his experience. What’s the heaviest-scheduled office he’s worked in? Is he over-stressing every single day? Learn all about his office and routine (hint: it’s great, and he’s in a great market).

Duration:00:53:10

Lessons in Leadership

7/22/2022
When you’re reading great books and listening to the best podcast in the industry, it’s easy to get lost in the tumult of opinion. Business knowledge and personal development is less about *learning* and more about *using*. Use your knowledge to find your stride and develop your own leadership voice.

Duration:00:53:03

Coaches Corner: Right Person, Right Seat

7/18/2022
Hiring, firing and letting team members thrive in the right place, audience favorite Caitlin Shoemaker is back sharing details of how to get it done. Your team decisions have serious impact on team members’ careers, so let’s get this right. Plus, we now have non-public, recorded examples of bad front desk phone calls; these are available for our coaching clients only—-for training purposes. Caitlin@SharedPractices.com

Duration:01:00:02

Matt Ford Sells a Practice - Considerations From a Seller's Perspective

7/15/2022
Our own multi-practice owner Dr. Matt Ford has recently sold one of his four offices. Almost all our services are from the buyer side. But today Steven teases out of Matt the dirty details about selling. Listen and learn the moving parts behind the seller.

Duration:00:52:09

Dr. Balboa Goes the Distance Part II

7/11/2022
Following up on our June 6th episode, “Dr. Balboa” is back. After trudging the long, lonely road of ownership, this doc is ready to dive into his metrics and listen to Suzanne. We’re closing that “backdoor”, retaining more patients, and putting Dr. Balboa’s payroll problems in the past forever.

Duration:01:02:32

Recurring Dentistry vs Transactional Dentistry

7/8/2022
A cool distinction among practices (and among future practice owner avatars—you guys!) is the D0120 (recurrant type dentistry) and the D0140 (more transactional-based dentistry). What does a recurring revenue type of practice look like? A transactional? Andrew makes Steven expand on this powerful distinction.

Duration:00:50:24

Book Club: 5 Dysfunctions [Fear of Conflict & Lack of Commitment]

7/4/2022
Alex brings our own Christie Larson on air. Can your team share ideas, vulnerability, or responsibility without it coming back at them negatively? Alex and Christie share stories of toxic traits popping up in their teams, and how to fix it forever. Listen to all these Book Club episodes and nip these problems in the bud—in sequence!

Duration:00:57:56

POUW: Spiderman’s Friendly Neighborhood Offer

7/1/2022
Associate at a new acquisition, Spiderman now has the chance to buy his mentor’s flagship practice. He knows the staff, the office, and, of course, the seller. Let’s see if he digs into the metrics on this friendly neighborhood deal.

Duration:00:57:30

Welcome to Book Club (5 Dysfunctions of a Team)

6/27/2022
Share your opinion about this episode: alex@sharedpractices.com Richard and Alex kick off Shared Practices’ book club. BOOK CLUB IS FOR YOUR TEAM. Some of our own practice team members, we found, either aren’t into books, audio books, or podcasts or anything. So we needed a way to make innovative concepts accessible to them. This episode introduces that concept and we’ll have later episodes where your team can listen to (and quickly benefit from) our study of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team...

Duration:01:09:18

Multipractice Ownership: Pros & Cons

6/24/2022
On May 27th, we published an episode with Alex Sharp about the pros & cons of *group* practice ownership. Today, Steven brings on our special guest Dr. Matt Ford to talk about the pros & cons of *multi* practice ownership. We hope our listeners are well-acquainted with the differences in practice structures! Dr. Matt Ford talks his and his wife’s head-first dive into multi-practice ownership, the flood of opportunities that followed, and the unique headaches that come with this...

Duration:00:39:07

Coaches Corner: 📞 Live Phone Calls! [pretending to be a new patient]

6/20/2022
Caitlin calls actual offices pretending to be a new patient! This is a follow-up to our Jan 24, 2022 episode entitled “Coach's Corner [Live Demo] The New Patient Phone Call”. After a fusion of ideas between Caitlin and our producer (and after some coordination with the practice owners), Caitlin makes anonymous calls to unsuspecting front desk employees. Make no mistake; you’d be proud to have these employees. Richard and Caitlin discuss what could make these great receptionists even better,...

Duration:00:58:03

SP Accounting 101

6/17/2022
If you haven’t listened to our last episode yet, do it. Today, George and our internal CPA go head-to-head. George’s longtime opinions about accountants are…refined today. Our CPA Lindsay does robust work in the background, mostly for our enhanced Buyers Rep Services. What’s more valuable when assessing a practice: a P&L, or the actual analytics? Who’s the most trusted advisor across industries? And—most importantly—will George temper his view on accountants? 😆

Duration:01:20:04

SP Enhanced Buyer Services

6/13/2022
With a special Monday episode for pre-owners, Matt introduces Shared Practices’ Enhanced Buyer Services. Due diligence is a critical factor, but what if you’re doing due diligence on the wrong practice? Finding and securing the right practice for you is no longer an accident. Our own Suzanne and Alex share the details of how Shared Practices makes your ownership journey predictable and effective. This combination of hosts rarely interact on the same episode, so take it all in as we hear...

Duration:00:58:01

The Power of Rowing

6/10/2022
The race changes based on who you have around you. We talk about having all of your oars going the same way—no crazy/different directions allowed. Learn how to rid your vision of contradictory elements, get the right people around you (in school AND as you prepare for ownership), and—when you’re an owner—get your team all working in the same direction.

Duration:00:53:03

Dr. Balboa Goes the Distance Part I

6/6/2022
Shared Practices listener “Dr. Balboa” joins Suzanne today. Longtime student of entrepreneurship, this owner doc still found his backdoor wide open. With patients leaving, difficulty making payroll, and—not to mention—a hurricane hitting his startup, Dr. Balboa has taken plenty of punches. He’s finally meeting with Suzanne to find and do what it takes to grow this thing.

Duration:00:45:06