Monthly Archives: July 2016

The perennial problem of – Holidays!

This subject comes around like a wet summer afternoon – every year without fail. I’d be interested if my readers could comment with their own systems and protocols – to see if there is ANY brand standard to deal with … Continue reading

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Dentistry and Airport Security

They could deliver dentistry the same way that airport security operate: long lines of weary people and restless children indifferent and impersonal instructions about what to do the avoidance of eye contact or a sense of humour sticking their gloved … Continue reading

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Owt for nowt

The most common stereotype of a Yorkshire person is as tight with money: there is a British saying that “a Yorkshireman is a Scotsman with all the generosity squeezed out of him”, which references how Scots are also stereotyped as … Continue reading

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Reality is what we take to be true. What we take to be true is what we believe. What we believe is based upon our perceptions. What we perceive depends on what we look for. What we look for depends … Continue reading

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The Frequency of Disruption

  Change isn’t the challenge – the pace of change is the challenge. Disruption used to be recorded in geological eras, by reference to the advancement of metalwork techniques, through agriculture into industry (with the occasional eruption, earthquake, plague or … Continue reading

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Contains Adult Themes

I have developed a natural aversion to country house hotels over the years, based on bitter experience. Arriving at the beautiful Hartsfield Manor hotel and conference centre in Surrey lulled me into a false sense of security on Wednesday evening … Continue reading

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A guest post from Dr. Marcos White

Build your own digital lab in 3 easy steps. For 3 easy reasons: profit, control and personal reward. All these digital innovations in our everyday life. Always promising to make things more efficient. Dentistry has always been an industry of … Continue reading

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Where the money goes

MPs have backed the renewal of the UK’s Trident nuclear weapons system, voting 472 to 117 in favour in Parliament. The vote approves the manufacture of four replacement submarines at a current estimated cost of £31bn.   Here’s how the … Continue reading

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Respond to the emails you received over the weekend Review your calendar for the coming week Refresh the list of your tasks for the week ahead prioritise into A, B and C time activate Consider the resources you will need … Continue reading

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Business, Digital and Tears – a Friday riff

  Business is good. Well, only 162 more shopping days to Christmas and Friday morning sees me on a 05:30 train to Sunderland (to work with the team at Westmount Dental) after walking in the door at 22:00 last night. … Continue reading

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