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“Stop pondering and start acting. We have had double-digit growth year on year for every year we have worked with Andy.”

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Khalid and Thomas bought Bank View Smile Studios in Blackburn after being associates in Accrington for 10 years. Although they had accumulated around 7,400 hours of undergraduate clinical training each during 5 years at dental school, the sum total of their previous business training was a 1-hour lecture each in their final year. This predominantly […]

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How do I maximise associate pay and business profits?

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The associate model is fundamental to how dental provision is dispensed in the UK, says dental coach Andy McDougall from Spot on Business Planning, but how that model is deployed in dental practices can be quite different. And so it should be. The basic premise of dental associate pay is a gross element that has […]

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2018 is the year to unlock the profits in your dental practice

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When you plan an unfamiliar journey in the car you set your sat nav to the coordinates that will lead you to your destinationm says dental business coach Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planning. You know where you are starting from and you know where you plan to finish and throughout the journey your […]

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Dental business coach thrilled with latest course feedback

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We are delighted to share the latest feedback from one of Andy McDougall’s business planning training courses that took place in Liverpool on October 12. The dental business coach from Spot On Business Planning was invited to run a course titled Business planning for the dental practice by Health Education England working across the North […]

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Dental business coach says hope is not a strategy

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Existing clients of Spot On Business Planning will know from experience how thorough stage one of the dental business planning process is. In order to thoroughly answer the first strategic question – where are we now – we undertake an in-depth analysis of your dental practice. In addition to completing two thorough questionnaires: financial and […]

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Join dental business mentor at BACD in London in November

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Discover how to double your profit EVERY three years “You’re in the business of dentistry but you’re in business to make money,” says dental busines coach Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planning. “How much money depends on you: the kind of vision you have for your dental practice, your lifestyle choices and how well […]

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Beware of the average warns dental business coach

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I often read articles in the dental press from experts suggesting that to be a well-run practice you should ratchet up certain numbers, says dental business coach, Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planning. They ask you to compare the trends in your practice numbers to industry averages as if there is absolute meaning in […]

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Understanding business – dental coach reveals the tools of success

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At Spot On Business Planning, when we meet a new client and undertake stage one of the business planning process – answering the question, where are we now? – we frequently find that dental practices cannot access the information we request. It isn’t extraordinary data, just the sort of thing any well-run business would have […]

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Dental business mentor gets glowing feedback following BDA course

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Delegates at the BDA’s recent Business Essentials training course gave dental coach, Andy McDougall, some fantastic feedback – with 100% saying they were satisfied with the event overall. The course titled ‘Leading a dental team’ took place on Friday 7 July 2017 in London. Delegates completed the course evaluation form for dental consultant Andy McDougall […]

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Dental business coach to speak at BACD Conference

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In November, dental business coach Andy McDougall will be leading a session at the BACD Annual Conference entitled Alice in Numbersland: a manager’s guide to delivering better results. The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s 14th annual conference will take place at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel from 9th November and the focus of this year’s […]

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