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Episode 409

Four ways to determine if you are a “Thriver”

Host: Gary Takacs | Published Date: November 20, 2019 | Listening Time: 00:55:35

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In today’s episode Gary and his co-host, Naren Arulrajah discuss the various ways on how to tell if you are a ‘Thriver’ and how to become one if you aren’t. Gary will also introduce some case studies of Thrivers and how serving others impacts you in the best way.

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  • 00:42 > Introduction to this week’s episode
  • 02:38 > How the concept of thriver began
  • 04:00 > Coaching in action
  • 05:00 > Why is now a good time to be a thriver
  • 07:30 > Two camps: Those who are thriving and those who are not
  • 09:30 > Doing things now that we didn’t do before
  • 12:30 > Who’s life are we going to change today?
  • 14:15 > The first mindset of a thriver
  • 17:15 > Counting everything you are grateful for
  • 18:19 > The 2nd mindset of a thriver
  • 20:05 > Hiring tip- Go to lunch with candidate and observe
  • 22:00 > The 3rd mindset of a thriver
  • 25:00 > The way Marketing used to be
  • 26:23 > Thrivers give back
  • 30:00 > Recap of the mindsets of a thriver
  • 31:00 > Second segment: Thriving dentist case study
  • 31:53 > Something extra!
  • 32:32 > Case Study: Dr. Paul Nielson
  • 34:05 > Case Study: Mari
  • 35:36 > Case Study: Life Smiles Dental Team
  • 41:44 > Case Study: MidWestern Dental School Of Medicine
  • 42:58 > Case Study: iloveDentistry
  • 47:00 > Case Study: Gary’s client/friend

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Gary Takacs

Gary Takacs Gary became a successful practice owner by purchasing a fixer-upper practice and developing it into a world-class dental practice. He is passionate about sharing his hard-earned insights and experiences with dental practices across the globe.

As a dental practice coach, Gary provides guidance for dental professionals on how to create a healthier practice style that lets them deliver excellent patient care while reducing depending on insurance.

More importantly, Gary’s insights are not just based on theory – as a co-owner of a dental practice, he has first-hand experience in making this transformation from a high-volume and low-fee insurance model to a fee-for-service approach that is more sustainable and promotes a patient-centric and financially healthy dental practice, and he is dedicated to sharing this knowledge with other dental practitioners via the popular Thriving Dentist Show!
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