The Dentist Freedom Blueprint

Getting your priorities straight when it comes to taking care of yourself, your business, and your customers is extremely valuable. Dr. Mike Burgdorf is a cosmetic surgeon from Nashville who has a unique backstory that will bring us some new and important insight around building a powerful business. His story is full of resiliency, humility, and determination, and he has a finger on the pulse of practice growth and entrepreneurship.

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I love talking to people in dentistry who didn’t start out in the industry, and my guest today is one of those people. Currently the CEO and co-founder of Community Dental Partners, Senior Faculty at the Dentist Entrepreneur Organization, and host of the DSO Secrets podcast, Emmet Scott is at the forefront of what dental practices should look like. He joins the show today to share his insights on why it's so important for dentists to embrace entrepreneurship, as well as what we need to do to scale—especially at a time like this.

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So many of us are affected by the shutdown and closures due to COVID-19, and lots of people are wondering where to go from here. But the truth is, this is the time to learn what kind of value you can provide. Today I'm joined by Dr. Steven Wingfield to discuss what you should be doing now to find your biggest value points with your employees, team members, customers, and even vendors.

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Making decisions for the future of your practice—whether it is a basic transaction or a major sale or transfer—can be especially confusing right now when the future is so uncertain. Robert Montgomery has been counseling dentists and others in the healthcare fields for over 20 years, and he joins the show today to share his insight on what is coming and what to do next.

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A lot of people are suffering and dealing with mental anguish as they try to figure out what to do during this pandemic and economic crisis. All levels of the spectrum and people from all walks of life are affected right now, and guidance is needed more than ever. So today, my great friend, Dr. Brady Frank, joins the show to discuss strategies that will help you and your practice rebound from a recession.

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We're all waiting for things to go back to normal and to be able to fully open up our practices again, but in the meantime, there are things you can do now to proactively build a strong and sustainable post-pandemic practice. Darin of the Dentist Entrepreneur Organization has been working in the DSO space for over 6 years, and he joins me today to share his expertise in this area, including current pain points and what solutions work best to scale group practices.

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Loic LeMener is the founder and president of Opus Wealth Management, where he and his team dedicate themselves to providing genuine advice to their clients under the rule that they only preach what they practice themselves. Today Loic joins the show to share his financial expertise and discuss the current market, as well as what to expect in the coming years.

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Dr. David Maloley, host of the Relentless Dentist podcast, joins me on the show today to share his incredible ability to help people lead through a crisis, change, or disruption. After going through his own series of challenges, David has the insight that will help you find direction and purpose, even in the midst of a global pandemic. His concrete method will help you work through the situation you’re in—no matter what it is.

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Vin Cardillo is a part of Maeva Dental Advisors and an incredibly forward-thinking leader in our industry. With years of experience as an entrepreneur, he has a lot of knowledge about growth in the dental industry, and he joins the show today to discuss a very current topic: how we can come out of this pandemic as stronger and better leaders.

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True growth and success are often determined by finding clarity and direction. Dr. Justin Bhullar took a unique approach to entering the dentistry and practice ownership field and it paid off. He currently owns and operates six 7-figure dental practices (all with negligible team turnover and thousands of happy customers), and he has helped multiple dental colleagues acquire, transition from, or start practices of their own.

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Dr. Mike Abernathy is a veteran in the industry that people look up to, and I’m so excited to have him join me on this episode. Listen in as we discuss dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and what we as practice owners need to do now, as well as what we need to prepare for in the future in order to have the opportunity to move forward.

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My good friend and mastermind colleague Mike Michalowicz joins us today to share his take on how to survive and thrive throughout the current coronavirus crisis. Mike is an author, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker who has devoted his life to the research and delivery of innovative entrepreneurial strategies that ensure permanent and healthy business growth. He’s here to help us filter through all of the confusing information out there so we can skip over panic mode and put strategies in place to ensure business growth and stability despite current economic challenges.

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After proudly serving in the U.S. Air Force for eight years, Joe Maio was the owner and CEO of the fastest-growing dental organization for nine consecutive years. He built his empire from only six employees to over one hundred across eight practices, and he has utilized his entrepreneurial mindset to develop fourteen companies, earning him numerous accolades. Today Joe joins the show to discuss how best to navigate our way through the current state of dentistry and come out the other side of this pandemic stronger than before.

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Scott Leune is the co-founder of Dental Whale, an innovative dental company that is carving a new category of group private practice ownership and management. Listed as the most subscribed-to person on the largest social media platform for dentists, Scott has built approximately 90 start-up practices nationwide. Today he joins the show to help me discuss where we should be focusing while the world around us is panicking.

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In business, we often fall into the trap of thinking that everyone who does work for us needs to be within the same building. This is especially the case in dentistry and more hands-on businesses, but today Robert Nickell, founder and CEO of Rocket Station, joins me on the show to talk about how most businesses can benefit greatly from outsourcing.

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After graduating from the University of Saskatchewan, Trevor Maurer was recruited by Procter & Gamble and went on to become their top sales rep. He spent the next 12 years working his way up to CEO in numerous companies through rapid and successive promotions in sales and marketing. Today, he serves as the president and CEO of Smile Source, a franchise group of Signature Dental Providers.

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SPECIAL WEBCLASS: Join Dr. David Phelps for a special live session on creating a wartime strategy to protect your practice, investments, and retirement from the coronavirus pandemic - Monday, March 16th at 8pm EST. www.freedomfounders.com/webclass 

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One of the best risk-takers in the marketplace today is Jeff Bezos of Amazon. In this episode, author Steve Anderson joins the show to give us a closer look at the risks, failures and wins taken by the famous Amazon founder. By understanding the principles and deciding factors were behind Amazon’s success, Steve points out important ways that we as business owners can successfully implement that in our own practices.

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Dr. Nathan Ho is an incredibly inspiring dentist with a contagious, constant smile. After being in practice for 11 years, he still manages to bring joy to his clients and make anyone who walks into his office feel special and welcome. Today Nathan joins the show to share how he remains so positive through the hardships and curveballs that life can throw your way as a dentist.

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Dr. Chris Griffin is an innovator and thought-leader in dentistry who is always authentic in what he says and inspiring in the way he works. Today Chris joins the show to discuss how he has set up his office to suit his ideal lifestyle, ensuring he's doing things the way he wants to and he's exactly where he wants to be.

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Jeffrey Watson is an attorney who has been practicing active trial for more than 27 years. As a trial lawyer, he has a unique perspective on real estate investing, wealth building, and asset management protection. Today Jeff joins the show to discuss the current environment of real estate, how to use a self-directed IRA, and more.

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After our fantastic conversation a few episodes back, I could not wait to have Dr. Josh Cochran on the show again. Dr. Cochran opened Dr. C Family Dentistry in 2014, and his office now welcomes 125 new patients every month. With his practice earning over 400 five-star reviews on Google, it's clear he is doing something very right, and he's back to talk about overcoming the challenges we face every day in the business of dentistry.

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Many people don’t understand the power of leveraging your credibility by creating authority—or how this can be the best marketing tool for your practice. Today Mike Capuzzi joins me to break down this topic for us. Mike is someone I have looked up to in the marketing field for a long time, and he has created specific formulas and solutions to help you make maverick marketing moves in your field.

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Many people are so busy treading water that they miss the opportunity to do something big. In this episode, Dr. Mark Costes joins me to talk about how to avoid falling into that trap. As someone with incredible insight and experiences, Mark will open up about how failure shaped him and prepared him for massive success.

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Memory power has an incredible impact on your life, and in today’s episode, two-time USA memory challenge winner Ron White is here to give us the scoop. From military service to speaking around the world, Ron has an incredible story and an even more incredible passion for life and helping people. He's here to share what he has learned about the benefits of having a good memory and how you can work to strengthen yours.

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After reading his book on retirement planning, I knew that Mart McClellan had to come on the podcast and share his unique perspective on finance and creating an effective retirement plan. Today Mart joins the show to explain how common misconceptions and bad advice in finance can be detrimental to your plans. He also offers tips and ideas that will help you build retirement savings earlier and faster.

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Aaron Chapman is a good buddy of mine from the Collective Genius, and he joins the show today to discuss everything from good debt and overcoming limiting beliefs to his experiences volunteering with his wife at the local sheriff’s department. His incredible journey to where he is today is inspiring and illustrates how mindset and perseverance can impact our lives in a major way.

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