Episode 425

How to Attract & Keep The Best Possible Team Members

Host: Gary Takacs | Published Date: March 11, 2020 | Listening Time: 00:52:55

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In today’s episode, Gary and Naren discuss the top 5 tips on how to attract and keep the best possible team members. Oftentimes, as dentists, we hire team members who we think will be a good fit for our team, unfortunately, that’s not always the case! Listen to Gary speak about these tips and more to help improve your hiring process and finding team members for the long term!

  • 00:40 > Introduction to today’s episode
  • 01:13 > One Day Thriving Dentist MBA
  • 02:33 > Coaching in Action Segment
  • 04:34 > You have to develop strategies to attract and keep team members
  • 05:56 > If the practice is performing well, it often has a history of long term team members
  • 08:45 > 5 Specific Strategies to attract and keep the best possible team members
  • 08:51 > Create an environment where working in your practice is the best game in Town
  • 15:00 > Involve some of your team members in the hiring process
  • 17:40 > Assign someone to a new team member to smoothly integrate that person into the practice
  • 18:22 > Use some sort of personality profile in your hiring process
  • 23:16 > Look in the mirror and objectively ask ‘Am I the most effective leader that I can possibly be?’
  • 25:13 > Praise Praise Praise. Praise your team members
  • 30:32 > Thriving Dentist Q&A Segment
  • 31:15 > How can I get better at hiring?
  • 37:27 > What are some non-monetary things I can do to recognize my team Members?
  • 44:34 > I bought a practice and inherited team members in the sale, but they are not a good fit. What do I do?
  • 46:42 > What are some team building activities I can do with my team?
  • 52:47 > Coaching Service: Next 30 Coaching clients will get an opportunity to join Gary Takacs at Life Smiles


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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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