On today's practice ownership journey, we hear from longtime listener, and new practice owner Trent Neisen. Trent shares why he started listening to the show back in 2016, his AEGD experience, some vision changes he didn't see coming, plus what it took to get him into practice ownership. Contact Trent firstname.lastname@example.org
1 hr 8 min
Richard's longtime inspiration and chance mentor Dr. David Maloley joins us. After cofounding Relentless Dentist, he's been able to reverse engineer some of his more successful thought patterns. Focusing on the 'personal' level, he applies his unique mental model to leadership, growth, and giving yourself permission to suck at something.
Our guest "Rick" is a relatively new listener. Very receptive to new information, he absorbs Matt's philosophy from Shared Practices. In what George deems his "favorite Practice Under Water Matt has ever done", we explore breakeven point with a new hire, doctor-dependent practices, plus: how to take a vacation!
Last week's Part I with Kevin Reardon included updates on his second round of mailers, his bumpy transition into the practice, and why it's always important your doors are always open to the right people. Today we dissect Kevin's mindset.
Our guest Todd Petersen went through trial by fire; two days after graduating, he relocated to rural Nevada to be close to the construction of his new practice. After discovering Todd did over $1 million in production 8 months in, Richard goes into serious questions about how Todd grew his startup, what on earth he spent on marketing, and how he precisely duplicates himself in his associates. Plus, Todd shares why he subjected himself to the startup life in the first place.
Dane opened a startup with his partner one month before COVID. Despite that, he's seeing terrific new numbers. But does it fit with his longterm strategy? Matt and Dane discuss love of clinical dentistry and longterm vision. Plus, in the outro, George and Matt warn of the dangers of 'scarcity' thinking.
Having developed his vision early, former precocious fourth year dental student Kevin Reardon has had a run for his money as recent graduate. Even before COVID he was familiar with frustration. Today, he updates Tyler and Payton on his second round of mailers, his bumpy transition into the practice, and why it's always important your doors are always open to the right people.
Payton - Everyone Communicates, Few Connect by John Maxwell Alex - Shoe Dog by Phil Knight Richard - The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business by Josh Kaufman Roadside MBA: Back Road Lessons for Entrepreneurs, Executives and Small Business Owners by Michael Mazzeo, Paul Edward Oyer, and Scott Schaefer
Real-doc-fake-name Dane and his practice partner have a startup underwater. With only five operatories (and two doctors), does this thing have room to grow? In the outro, Matt and George talk about the danger of deploying competing strategies, and the value of always betting on yourself.
1 hr 1 min
After being gone from the show for a few months, former Shared Practices intern Aaron Fritsch gives a follow-up. Now working in private practice, Aaron shares two ubiquitous concerns from new grads, why those concerns are a non-issue in real life, and why being comfortable with strangers pays dividends that more than rival clinical mastery.