Where are you at with your goals for this year? Have you created opportunities to celebrate reaching (better yet, exceeding) your goals? How do you want to end this year? There is still time to end this year strong!!
Here are a few practice management and leadership tips & ideas for November…
Incomplete and Unscheduled Treatment Reminders – Do you have any patients with incomplete and unscheduled treatment plans or ones that are due/past due in hygiene? Do what you can to help them see the need and value in scheduling an appointment this month before the end of the year rush really shifts into high gear!
Do you know how many of your active patients have a future appointment and how many are unscheduled? To help you get that data quickly, like within minutes – if your Practice Management Software is either Dentrix, Eaglesoft, or Open Dental you can request a complimentary, no-obligation practice data snapshot by emailing me at email@example.com – we’ll identify your practice’s strengths and uncover hidden opportunities. I am happy to assist you with this at no charge and with absolutely no obligation to do anything further with me.
End Of Year Dental Insurance Benefits (or HSA/FSA) Use it or Lose it Reminders – Have you followed up with a call(s), texts, and letters to your patients that haven’t responded to your use it or emails?
Reactivation & Reappointment – What are your plans and goals for reaching out to your unscheduled patients?
Scheduling – What steps have you taken to ensure your schedules will be able to accommodate those patients that wait until the last minute to use their dental benefits before the year ends? Do you have time reserved for New Patients, SRPs, and deliveries?
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Leadership Tips & Ideas
November is Gratitude Month – Gratitude helps to strengthen and motivate your team, encouraging employee loyalty and engagement. Don’t assume they know that you appreciate them just because you give them a paycheck every week. Show them by your words and actions that you value and appreciate their contributions to the success of the practice. “Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone.” — Gertrude Stein, novelist
Employee Appreciation –
National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day: 15th – How is the office refrigerator looking? Time for a good cleaning? After you empty it of all the expired foods and give it a good cleaning inside and outside…why not stock it with beverages and healthy snacks for the team to enjoy?
Random Acts of Kindness Week: 15-22 – Do something special, unexpected, and kind for your employees this week. (If you are the employee reading this, do something special and unexpected for your doctor(s) this week. They will appreciate the act of kindness!) “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward
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Wishing you all the very best November!
Yours for Greater Success,
~Betty (Dental Coach)