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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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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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Enjoy a results-driven dental practice with dental coach Andy McDougall

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In our last blog, dental business consultant Andy McDougall of Spot On Business Planning used the analogy of the sat nav to explain the journey to achieving your goals. Here he continues along that journey to explain why becoming a results-driven dental practice is key to your success. The order and sequence of actions have […]

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Dental coach delivers KPIs Part II

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Dental business coach Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planning introduced the important topic of key performance indicators in one of last month’s blogs. We hope you managed to make a start on identifying the KPIs essential to your dental business. To help build on what you’ve started here is part two. KPIs are fluid. […]

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What’s stopping you? asks dental business coach

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Dental coach Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planning poses the following question: “Five frogs are sitting on a log and four decide to jump off, how many are left sitting on the log? “Five; because there’s a huge difference between deciding to jump off and actually taking the plunge.” A true decision is evidenced […]

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Dental coach takes a look at Key Result Areas (KRAs)

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Looking back at the previous year, asks Andy McDougall, dental business coach at Spot On Business Planning, how would you score the performance of your dental business on a scale of 0-10? What would it take to make this your best year ever? If you scored an 8, what would it take to make the […]

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Dental coach reveals the decisions that will double your profits

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Dental business consultant, Andy McDougall from Spot on Business Planning, says the most common problem he sees with new clients is that they are growing their turnover but very little of this finds its way to the bottom line i.e. net profit. In essence their dental business is getting bigger but the owner is no […]

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Dental business coach asks, ‘Are you a resultaholic?’

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To become results driven you need to become a resultaholic, says dental business consultant Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planning. It’s outcome that matters not output. According to Andy, results aren’t everything, they are the only thing. No matter what we align that type of thinking to we can constantly achieve better results. The […]

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