Episode 407

How to Develop a High Performance Team

Host: Gary Takacs | Published Date: November 6, 2019 | Listening Time: 00:59:04

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In today’s episode Gary and his co-host Naren Arulrajah dive into the first segment of the Thriving Dentist Coaching in Action series on how to develop a high performance team. Later Naren and Gary talk about the 1st book in the Thriving Dentist Book Club!

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  • 00:25 > Introduction to this week’s episode
  • 04:00 > Coaching in action
  • 04:25 > Performance in action
  • 06:28 > 6 goals of a thriving dentist practice
  • 09:11 > Definition of a high performance team
  • 10:21 > Open book management
  • 12:21 > Why it’s useful to share information
  • 17:58 > The importance of a high performance team
  • 22:33 > Getting the team to row the boat in the same direction
  • 29:08 > How to create and calibrate a high performance team
  • 30:20 > Drama free zone
  • 31:30 > TD Book Club
  • 31:36 > The concept of the Thriving Dentist Book Club
  • 35:00 > Good to Great by Jim Collins
  • 35:21 > Level 5 leadership
  • 43:05 > The hedgehog concept
  • 49:50 > Run all considered services through the hedgehog concept
  • 50:22 > Flywheel concept vs. Doom Loop concept

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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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