Episode 553

Team and Systems Calibration

Host: Gary Takacs | Published Date: August 17, 2022 | Listening Time: 00:42:39

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Team Calibrations are a proactive way to manage the changes in your team to drive your work and relationships forward and create a super team.

In this episode, Gary talks about ways to calibrate your team and all the systems in your practice.

This episode also features a clinical tip from Dr. Erick Block on Re-energize your practice and career with implants.

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  • 00:00:27 – Introduction to the episode
  • 00:00:55 – Announcement on the upcoming MBA Workshop

Today’s Clinical Tip

  • 00:02:52 – Dr. Eric Block on how to Re energize your practice and career with implants

Coaching In Action

  • 00:06:30 – What is one of the things Gary has noticed as a coach
  • 00:07:29 – Gary talks about team calibration
  • 00:09:18 – Gary talks about application of team calibration in a dental practice.
  • 00:12:07 – What are the 3 meetings necessary for thriving dental practice
  • 00:22:03 – Gary talks about system calibration.

Q&A Segment

  • 00:28:00 – Question 1 – Is it more effective to do my Team Calibration meetings by department or as a full Team?
  • 00:30:18 – Question 2 – I know that I am guilty of being so busy working ‘IN’ my practice that we rarely spend time working ‘ON’ my practice. How frequently should we do our Team Calibration Meetings?
  • 00:33:13 – Question 3 – I have come to realize that the systems I once had in my practice have deteriorated and I plan to get them back in place. What tips do you have to keep them from deteriorating in the future?
  • 00:37:07 – Question 4 – How is the best way to onboard new team members and get them trained on our office systems?


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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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