The Dentist Freedom Blueprint (general)

What is Freedom Founders? This is a question I get asked all the time, and in this episode, I’ll be giving you some insight into what Freedom Founders is all about. If you’re one of the many people who have been wondering about this—or if you're looking for a way to create your plan B or passive income streams—this is definitely an episode you won’t want to miss.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3ojSeBj

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Today I’m continuing a conversation with Eddie Speed of Colonial Funding Group. (If you missed the previous episode, make sure to go back and check it out because it's full of great advice about how to own debt as an asset.) This week, we’re talking about where the opportunities and challenges are in the real estate alternative market.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3494oFg

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Today I’m having a conversation about owning debt as an asset with Eddie Speed of Colonial Funding Group. Eddie has been on the note side of real estate for many years, and he will be sharing how smaller, individual investors can have a space of real estate. He'll also dive into alternative investments and what we can learn from the past and apply to how we find opportunities now.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3jY9TvR

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Things change in life, and much of the time things don’t go how we planned. Obstacles come up, challenges appear, and sometimes we simply wonder if we're meant to do what we're doing right now. Today I'm joined by two friends of mine, Dr. Michelle Mudge Riley and Dr. Laura Brenner Studholme, to talk about how they have changed up their career paths in different ways and found really cool collaborations and solutions along the way.

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In this episode, we continue the discussion on investment strategies for today’s shifting economy with Kevin Fechtmeyer, an expert in private equity business. He goes more in-depth about what they look for in investors and how to find the right people and businesses to invest in. You will learn some of the best investment strategies for the current market and why Kevin recommends targeted vs. blind pool.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3i5ETZ7

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Kevin Fechtmeyer is the founder and managing partner of Cave Creek Capital and has over 25 years of experience in the private equity business. He works with founders who have built up their companies and are looking for liquidity to help them grow and move their management teams to the next generation. Kevin joins the show today to give his best advice for anyone who wants to grow, consolidate, liquidate, or start the process of transitioning their practice.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/33LSzDI

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Patrick Precourt is not someone who speaks from theory; he is someone who gives advice on what he has truly lived. After growing up in an entrepreneurial family and learning what it was like to earn a dollar for himself, Pat discovered his passion for helping others find their own path to abundance. Today he joins the show to discuss how to avoid letting crisis hinder you from achieving your goals, as well as how to see the opportunity for learning and growth.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2FrqxFq 

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Jim Sheils has been in the real estate game for many years now, and even through the 2008 recession, he was able to keep his investors on top. Today he joins the show to discuss the current state of real estate investing and how, in the end, everything we do in our lives is truly about our connection with people.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2F9kPHW 

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Marilee Sears started working in her father's dental office when she was just 12 years old, allowing her to see the business side of dentistry and how to be a great dental hygienist. Today she joins the show to discuss the family crisis that pushed her to want to positively impact people’s lives and help them reach a place where they no longer have to work extreme hours to make a living wage.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2DqEdiS 

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Bill Blatchford is the Co-CEO of Blatchford Solutions with his daughter Christina, where their philosophy is to build your practice around putting life first. For 35 years, Bill has helped thousands of doctors to achieve their dream practice and stay in the game, and he joins us today to discuss why putting a focus on more net return, more time away, and living the life you desire should be your top priorities.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/31fqqEJ

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We have been going through some tough times lately that demand an extra level of versatility, ingenuity, and mental strength. That's why I've got Rod Khleif on the show today to talk about how important your mindset is when it comes to dealing with trials and adversity. He emphasizes the importance of knowing and working on the psychological side that comes with investing and how he made it through the biggest challenges and losses.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/31SVJnR

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Today I have Frank Rolfe on the show to share his expertise on investing in affordable housing. A Stanford educated economist and highly experienced investor, Frank understands the importance of making the right investment, and he offers his recommendations for how to go about it in a way that minimizes risk as much as possible. He also discusses why it’s a good idea to focus on the affordable niche and why he thinks it’s key for America’s future.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2XHhN3F

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When making money is your prime focus, it can be easy to get into bad habits with the goal of getting rich quick. Real estate, however, is a long-term game—and not one that brings in cash flow overnight. Marck de Lautour, CEO of SBD Housing Solutions, has seen this firsthand, and he joins the show today to share how he has made a business out of real estate and flipped over one thousand homes to his clientele.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2Pipxoa 

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Is it possible to increase your profit by up to 10% without burning out or overworking yourself? Today’s guest has been helping dentists achieve this since 2005. Barbara Stackhouse is the owner of Profit First for Dentists at More to Life Coaching, and in this episode, she is sharing how she has helped over 400 dentists add thousands in revenue to their practice.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/30TkEYg 

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How do you create a culture of success that makes your dental practice the place where everybody wants to work? Steven J. Anderson is the co-founder of the Crown Council Dental Association, founder of the Total Patient Service Institute, entrepreneur, presenter, and author, and he joins us today to share how to create a culture that gets your employees excited to come into work and your patients more satisfied than ever.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/30lAScp

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Burt Copeland is the founder and CEO of New Life Services, where he helps smaller businesses gain access to financial services that they might not have otherwise. He learned early on that cash is king and sales produce real income – not accounting. He joins the show today to share his expertise and experience in the field, as well as resources that are beneficial to any business.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/308zCsY

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How do you make your product or service stand out when the consumer is overwhelmed with choice? Adam Witty, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Advantage Media Group, specializes in helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses and become the authority in their field, and he joins the show today to share his advice.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3gBNlPx 

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What does it look like to come back in your practice and do it in a strong way? My good friend, Dr. Steve Parker of The Profitable Dentist, recorded a show with me to discuss the steps it takes to stage a comeback amidst the current crisis—and get through future challenges, as well. We shed light on the future vision of what a practice should look like on the other side of this and what you can do to get there.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2NIFtPO

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Jared Duckett and Bill Ladd are the creators of Duckett Ladd, an advisory firm designed to help clients grow their businesses without working the extra hours. Today they both join the show to discuss the foundations of building a great business and how to become a better business owner—even through seemingly tough times.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3hXRPl3 

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Today, we’ll be continuing the conversation from the previous episode with three gentlemen who are greatly involved in the capital financing markets. Their insights on the effects of COVID-19 are truly valuable, and today you will hear more about how things are moving forward with the economy and investments. We will be discussing how the government has been stimulating the economy and what happens when it stops.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2XWk6jU

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Jerome Powell stated that there’s no limit to the stimulus they can put out in relief of the coronavirus. So in this episode, I am bringing in three gentlemen who have a lot of experience in what I call the capital markets: Justin Bunch, Aaron Chapman, and Stuart Denyer. All three of them will be addressing the stimulus situation, as well as the changes in the markets as it relates to their various businesses and investments.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2zbRj1b

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2MgUEPp

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3ec53I9

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3dVhtE6 

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3bnIxdw

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3bW7P3D

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2xPBlJD

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2zhhqU1 

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2RFxFk7

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2wtxwsH 

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3c1G4WR 

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3dTDnZ6

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2UlwGaH

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2QWDEka 

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2wsAwWw 

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3cDged7

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/39FYzPF 

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2SswdBs 

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2RCza31 

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2GiogJk 

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/30MMIvG

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2R3Sypo

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/37L6kCX

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2rIen3U

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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.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2F3wp3O

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Life events often change our plans, and the way we are able to pivot and transition into something new can make all the difference. Ron Walraven joins the show today to discuss his own transition from mechanic work to real estate. He shares how he ended up in the latter industry and the unique perspective that caused him to find massive success.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/35B3MX5

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Today's episode is the second half of my interview with Dr. Josh Cochran. This week, he’ll continue on with his story about how he made his turnaround to become a success, as well as some of the key principles in getting through those turbulent times. 

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2YFhupx 

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Today's episode is part one of my interview with someone who has really taken life by the tail and rebuilt his business and lifestyle. Josh Cochran joins us on the show to share his journey through building and growing a practice, as well as his involvement in real estate development. You will learn all about the vision, drive, and focus it takes to grow using dentistry and real estate.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2Ec78ni 

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Dr. Chris Bowman is here today to share his insight in different specialty areas of dentistry, practice management, marketing, community, and more. After initially joining a large practice and ultimately gaining the confidence to start his own, Chris has a wide range of experience and wisdom that can benefit us all.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/34PlMgj 

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After a painful (and potentially deadly) experience made him decide he wanted to be a dentist, Dr. Chris Hoffpauir went to dental school and opened up his own practice. He joins the show today to share his journey into the field and some great insight into the importance of finding community, managing your thinking, and investing wisely.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/35nkatN

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Clarity, honesty, and relentless intentionality are all crucial to meeting your goals, and few people know that better than Dr. David Maloley. The host of the Relentless Dentist podcast, Dave joins me on the show today to share his passion for helping dentists find and work with their strengths. He offers some powerful insight into how to set goals and actually follow through with them.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/32Ihp4v

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Today Dr. Robert Pick joins the show to share one of his most powerful secrets to success—one that has kept him from experiencing the burn-out that a lot of practitioners face. A popular business practice management consultant, coach, bestselling author, entrepreneur, and professional international speaker, Robert is known for his high energy, fast-moving, motivational, highly educational, and entertaining programs. 

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2C61t12

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In this second half of the discussion with Paul Etchison, you will learn more about what it takes to be a 3-day dentist and why it can actually work better than what you’re doing now. One of the most valuable things Paul says he learned from going down to three days per week is the increase in productivity inside and outside the business, and he's here to shed light on how he is able to work less and be there for his team more. 

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2WvAx4e 

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No one needs to be stuck in any sort of career their whole lives, and Dr. Paul Etchison is a perfect example of how you can blaze a path to a career that supports your passions and lifestyle. Paul joins the show today to share how putting yourself in the right position to grow and having the right mindset is key to succeeding in your practice.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2N7K1OU

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How can you stand out and differentiate your practice while facing the challenges of commoditization in dentistry? Shane Simmons of Crimson Media is here to answer that question and more. In this episode, we discuss the changes in the industry, as well as and what it takes to establish trust and gain understanding throughout the market.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2oHa9YG

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Steven Mautner manages a high-volume practice by paying attention to what patients actually want and serving them with efficiency and care. Today he joins the show to share his unique model and tips on how to run a practice with maximum effectiveness and profit.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/35rtMEJ

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Richard James does what I do for dentists—but with attorneys. His focus is on helping attorneys learn how to run a real business while finding freedom personally and financially. His son, Michael Strauch, aims to empower entrepreneurs, and both men join us today to share some great insight and inspiration.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2pIynCd

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Jerry Jones is back to continue the conversation from the last episode. This time we are focusing on what’s next for your practice and your life. If you are letting yourself be defined by your career, your fears, or other people, Jerry will explain how to control your own reality and build a future that is fulfilling and meaningful.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2ngywLK

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Jerry Jones may not be a dentist, but his role in the dentist community is absolutely key. Why? Because he figured out how to work with dentists and market practices in a way that allowed him to successfully operate and own multiple practices. He joins the show today to share his expertise in creating powerful partnerships and thriving office cultures that allow everyone to do what they do best.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2m0sb6t

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The decisions you make put you where you need to be in your career—or they keep you from it. Today Alan Stern joins me on the show as a self-anointed late bloomer who has figured out the key to getting past perfectionism to create a better, richer, and stronger life and practice. He discusses the business decisions that got in the way of his success and how he was able to reach a better place.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2lWbDg3 

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Many people are unaware of how to start investing, especially outside of Wall Street. My guest today,  Dr. Cherry Chen, is working to educate and assist fellow physicians on the topic and share how to get started in real estate investing. She offers key insight on the importance of truly knowing yourself and the value of your time when deciding how to invest.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2jXVTbM

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Andre Shirdan got into dentistry in a less conventional way, and he has made a mark on dentistry that is even more unconventional. Not afraid to do things differently in order to take practices to the next level, Andre has created real transformations in many practices over the years, and he joins the show today to share the insight he has gained along the way.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2ZrExHI

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Mindset is everything when it comes to cultivating wealth, and being able to think differently than the masses is key. That's why I've got Keith Weinhold, host of the Get Rich Education podcast, on the show today to expose the major myths around money that hold you down and explain how to cultivate an abundance mentality through real estate and lifestyle improvement.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2HpfxpL

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We are back with the second part of the conversation on finding your place to thrive despite disruptions in the marketplace. Last week, Cory Boatright and I discussed who your best client is, gathering data, and what tools a dental office can use to get this information efficiently and accurately, and today we're picking up right where we left off.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2Zfxpxd 

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Today’s guest has achieved massive success in real estate, hosts a top-rated real estate podcast, and has helped many entrepreneurs and business owners through his coaching services. His name is Cory Boatright, and he joins the show to discuss how to stay relevant and really find your place amidst all the disruptors in the market.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2GJvHdd

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It’s fun talking to people who have chosen a different path or done things differently within the dental space because there’s always something to learn there. Steven Schluentz is one of those people, and he joins the show today to share insight and tips on sales, as well as emphasize the importance of coaching and the impact it could have on your life and practice.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2LLj2dW

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Giovanni Marsico hosts the Archangel Summit, where mission-driven entrepreneurs and thought leaders gather, discuss, and learn. Well-versed in finding value in what you do and creating a framework that is unique to you, Giovanni joins the show to teach us how to create something that is so uniquely you that you can’t be compared to anything else.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2XRTz46 

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After her family was forcefully split up, reunited, and successfully immigrated to the United States, Janice Doan first set foot in the U.S. at 10 years old with no English skills. Today she joins the show to share her experience and her family’s influence on who she is now, including how she found her way into dentistry.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2XOI9hn

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Dustin Burleson is a great thought leader in dentistry with a wide array of experience in orthodontics. As an educator and teacher in the dental arena, Dustin's point of influence sets him apart from the pack, and he joins us today to discuss the competition and hurdles that dentists face these days, as well as how to overcome them.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2Jmn0XR

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We are back for round two of chatting with Shaun Buck, and today we will continue the conversation about marketing on a higher level. Shaun discusses the importance of storytelling and explains how you should be using stories in your marketing to communicate strategically and authentically. From gaining the stories you need to learning how to express them in the best way, this episode is packed full of actionable value.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2XFkq7t

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Small businesses face the constant battle of trying not to be seen as a commodity, and they tend to do so while using stale communication and neglecting the fundamentals. Shaun Buck has been rocking the marketing world since his high school days, and he joins the show today to share some really valuable insight on using better communication and storytelling to set yourself apart.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2FCXYl8

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In this episode, Dr. Scott Leune will be discussing the forecast of the future of dentistry and what it means to you. Scott is an expert in profitability and scalability of practices and has a lot of experience with helping practice owners connect and scale in a way that is practical and maintainable. This interview comes bearing a ton of valuable knowledge on the important decisions you need to make now and how you can make those decisions in the best way for you and your practice.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2FhyKZu 

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Changes within the middle class and the markets will have a big impact on dental practices, so Dan Kennedy is on the show today to explain the shift that needs to happen. A successful entrepreneur and marketing advisor, Dan has a lot to share when it comes to marketing to the right clients in order to improve your profit, pricing, and growth for the long term. He talks in detail about the destructive forces and changes that will affect your business and what you can do to guard against them.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2XupOKi

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What makes a valuable business? How can you gauge and evaluate where your business and other businesses rank? Grant Schuette, director of the Oxford Strategic Group and leader of their mergers and acquisitions, joins the show today to discuss how to understand the true value of a business.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2WAQiug 

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Everything expands as we grow our income, and often—despite having a large or comfortable income—it can seem like you’re still barely breaking even and constantly struggling to get ahead. Mike Michalowicz is an author, speaker, and massively successful entrepreneur who helps people and businesses with innovative strategies and his famed “Profit First Formula.” He joins the show today to share where he and other business owners went terribly wrong and how to build a more solid financial future.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2WoVUrd

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It’s easy to lose focus when you’re trying to balance work, family, and health, but Dr. Mark Davis has successfully led a full life of meaningful work and family while living a healthy lifestyle. Today he shares how he got to where he is and key insight on keeping grounded and continuing to pursue the important things in life.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2W1JkOw

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Making decisions based on advice that is coming from misdirected or wrong places can really damage your financial future. Today Reese Harper continues sharing his wealth-building advice from our last episode and explains why it’s so important to focus on net worth and make sure you're listening to people with the right incentives. Reese's insight is career-changing and eye-opening because he starts with what’s most important and builds a model that helps you grow your net worth year by year.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2YGYrtK

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When you’re trying to establish yourself and build wealth, it's so important to break free from the bad, misdirected, and just plain shady advice on investing. Reese Harper found out early on that he had a passion for helping people with their finances, and that passion stretched beyond simply selling financial products and giving generalized recommendations. In this episode, he shares his expertise on building wealth and managing investments, especially as a dental practitioner and business owner.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/309visu

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I’m going solo today to give you a bit of my own perspective on investing and the climate of the market and current cycle based on my experiences. I’ll lay out my thoughts on what’s going on and what I predict for the coming years to give you a better understanding of how to make your money work for you in a turbulent market.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2H850zr

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When it comes to changes and evolution in dentistry, Lisa Mergens has a finger on the pulse of the industry. She joins us on the show to share how she helps dentists keep up with the times, as well as her method of learning from bigger corporations and using those lessons to help dental practice owners succeed.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2GUWRhM

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In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Robert Toth from the Dangerous Dentist Podcast and blog. Robert encourages his listeners and readers to be bold and live life to the fullest, and today, we’ll touch on the importance of getting out of your comfort zone and surrounding yourself with people who bring out the best in you.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2VZzBUY 

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In this episode, I am joined by Jacob Puhl. As CEO of the Dentist Entrepreneur Organization (DEO), Jake provides group practice leaders with the resources and support they need to unify their team by thinking like a CEO. After years of guiding entrepreneurs, Jake has plenty of knowledge about running a tight business that he is going to share with us today.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2Pf4sdl 

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Today I am joined by Lisa Mergens, owner of Ascendant Dental Development, LLC. Lisa recounts the compelling story of how she made the decision to stop her successful career as a dental hygienist and start working toward a new career path within the dental profession, all while fighting Rheumatoid Arthritis. You'll learn how she went into remission and what she did to make the most out of a terrible situation.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2OTDY0Y 

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Today I am joined by Daniel Marcos, co-founder and CEO of Gazelles Growth Institute, the leading online executive education company for C-level executives at fast-growing firms. In this episode, Daniel shares what inspired his confidence to get started in CEO coaching and how he has made a name for himself as a scale up expert.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2TKgufJ 

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Today I am joined by Kelsey Ramsden, twice named Canada’s top female entrepreneur, mother to three children, cancer survivor and author of the internationally bestselling book, Success Hangover: Ignite your next act. Screw your status quo. Feel alive again. Kelsey shares the unique way she was able to get into one of the top MBA programs in Canada and how she has managed to climb her way to the top of the business chain.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2HMNlOm 

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This episode is all about alternative investments, namely syndications. Here to help me cover what you need to know before you start investing are two people who are incredible in the industry, Mike Zlotnik and Ryan Parson. Mike serves as the Fund Manager at Tempo Opportunity Fund, while Ryan is the Chief Investment Officer of the Mile Marker Club and Heritage Capital.

Listen in to hear the three of us break down the basics of syndications, including the benefits and potential caveats of these investments. With their combined specialties of real estate debt and equity investments, investment analysis and portfolio management, risk management, acquisition of REOs, and lots more, Mike and Ryan share key insights you don't want to miss.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2Czhj5l 

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Today I'm joined by Justin Short and David Maloley, the masterminds behind the book Titans of Dentistry: How the top performers think and act differently. They're here to share key insights into the dental field and the important lessons they learned as they discovered what went into the success of many of the most notable people in dentistry today.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2ERAVBH

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Bernard Reisz is back on the show to continue our conversation about self-directing alternative investments. (Be sure to check out last week’s episode before listening to this one.) Today we're talking about the incredible opportunity in flexibility and the importance of being educated in order to do this effectively.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2TjL7x6

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We can’t be experts in everything, so we try to find advisors who can help us with the subject matter we don't know as well. Bernard Reisz is a CPA who provides an integrative approach to tax and financial planning for real estate pros that focuses on unique profiles and opportunities. He took notice of the misalignment of interests and how people are not getting a comprehensive picture of the tools and strategies out there, and he decided to make things clearer.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2IHRnd1 

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Masterminds are a key component of anyone’s forward movement and progress in both business and life. Blaine Oelkers joins us to talk about the problems with trying to do everything yourself and why you should be committing to a community or mastermind in order to help your growth. He also talks about what the $10,000 hour is, the lost pages of Think and Grow Rich, and how to move past analysis paralysis so you can move into action.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2T4nOq1

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Mindset has a lot to do with not only how you see the world, but also how much you can achieve. Dr. Nathan Ho joins us on the show today to share why controlling your thoughts is crucial when it comes to success. He has been making great strides within the dental industry and dental marketing, so there’s a lot to learn from his experience and expertise.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2E6BR67

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Beliefs around having a business and making money can be a bit muddled when it comes to selling, doing taxes, and managing investments. John Groom joins the show to share his expertise in these areas and how important it is not to make the same mistakes most dentists have a tendency of making. John discusses the problems with your 401k plan and why it's crucial to take charge of your money management.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2Gl4xK4

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As entrepreneurs, we put our hearts and souls into our businesses, but there’s a time when you may want to look into selling or the next step. Zack Eller is an expert in acquisitions, mergers, and exit strategies, and he helps business owners determine what their next steps should be to plan for the future. His expertise and passion for entrepreneurs shine through in his advice and recommendations for business owners who want to have the best plan for their business and legacy.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2DCBWOO

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When the time comes to consider liquidity or retirement, it can be daunting to understand the options available, especially as the market is changing. Jared Behke has a deep understanding of the dental market and has joined us to share his take on the current market trends and what your options are for selling. He explains the benefits that come with these market changes and the opportunities that often get overlooked.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2W65rQ8

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People often seem not to value their teeth, but in reality, this has a lot to do with how well their dentist is educating and communicating with them. Heidi Mount is a consultant and international speaker who helps dentists find what they’re missing, stress less, have happier employees, and profit more from their practices. She emphasizes the importance of working smarter, not harder, as well as why it's crucial to listen to patients and understand what they truly need and want.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2RvsjtS

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Learning from mistakes and living with faith, generosity, and purpose is a big part of Paul Moore’s life, and he has found ways to mesh this mission with business. In this episode, he shares his rags-to-riches story, as well as how he found his way into real estate. You’ll learn a lot from his perspective on giving, the importance of having a bigger mission, and fighting back against human trafficking.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2sfJrVy

 

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At the end of the day, everything has some amount of risk, but it’s important to know what to look for in an investment deal. Veena Jetti is highly experienced in real estate and putting together investment deals, and she joins the show to share some great advice for investors and give us insight into the behind-the-scenes of her deal-making and funding process.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2AqVbsF

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Many dentists go through school thinking that's the hardest part—until they get hit by the reality of being a business owner with no business training. Steve Parker joins us on the show to discuss why the entrepreneur mindset needs to be developed intentionally and how to do this in the dentistry world in particular. He shares his experience in entrepreneurship and how he discovered and addressed some important parts of the dentist community.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2Tae4a9

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