Episode 237

The Story Behind the Numbers with Vicki McManus and Patti Sooy

Host: Gary Takacs | Published Date: August 3, 2016 | Listening Time: 0:55:07

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You likely know that Gary is a big fan of data! You have likely heard him say that “the numbers never lie”. However, there is often a story behind the numbers and this Thriving Dentist Show interview is all about how to interpret the data to understand what it means and what changes you need to make to achieve the results you desire.


Running Time: 55:07 minutes

In this Show, Gary interviews two long-time friends, Vicki McManus and Patti Sooy. Vicki is the co-founder of the Productive Dentist Academy and Patti is their Director of Coaching. Vicki and Patti ‘get’ the numbers! In this interview Gary, Vicki and Patti discuss; why data is so important in a thriving practice, how data can align best practices, how to interpret the data to learn the story behind the numbers, how the data can point to the need to strengthen Leadership, Vision and Agreements in your practice and how you can use data to create a practice that could be considered an ‘Investment Grade Business’. Lots of take-away information in this interview!

Productive Dentist Academy website: www.productivedentist.com

Reach Vicki and Patti by email: info@productivedentist.com

Phone number for Productive Dentist Academy: 800-757-6077

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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