Dentistry, Stress and Horses……Oh My!

with Dr. Bethany Piziks

News Flash: Dentistry is a stressful profession! You know that Gary is ‘Bullish’ on the the dental profession, but he feels it is also important to recognize that dentistry can be very stressful. To help dental professionals reduce stress in their lives and achieve a better life balance, Gary interviewed his friend Dr. Bethany Pizkis.

 

Running Time: 52:55 minutes

Bethany is a Dentist, a Life Coach and a Certified Equine Gestalt Coach. In this important interview, Gary and Bethany discuss; The incident of stress in the dental profession, what causes Dentists and Team Members to experience stress, how equine workshops can help you reduce stress and gain better balance, how horses recognize your heart and your spirit, why it is SO important to be ‘present’ with your patients and how horses can help you master the art and science of being present and host of other techniques to help you gain a better balance in your life. You will LOVE Bethany’s honesty in sharing her experiences and her passion for helping her colleagues.

Link to the past interview with Dr. Bob Frazer on Applied Strategic Planning

Bethany’s website: www.braveheartequinecoaching.com

Bethany’s email address: bethany@braveheartequinecoaching.com

Bethany’s Top 5 Tips for Dentists to Reduce Stress

Brave Heart Equine Coaching on Facebook

If you are interested in Gary and Bethany organizing an Equine Coaching Workshop for Thriving Dentist Show listeners please send Gary an email at gary@takacslearningcenter.com Subject Line: Equine Coaching Workshop

The Naked Truth: The Bare Essentials for Healthy Eating

with Dr. Uche Odiatu

Dr. Uche Odiatu is Gary’s go-to resource and inspiration for health and wellness. In addition to being an amazing Dentist, Uche has three advanced fitness certifications. Gary wanted to time this interview because of the challenges of eating healthy during the Holiday Season.

 

 

Running Time: 65:05 minutes

In this interview Gary and Uche discuss; The subject of mindful eating, the most important meal of the day, why diet is more important than exercise, why you do not need to eat healthy 100% of the time, how to maintain your goal weight once you achieve it, how to eat healthy on a budget, how to eat healthy when everyone around you isn’t and many other cool tips on how busy people can eat healthy! You will LOVE Uche’s knowledge and inspiration!

Uche’s website: www.fitdentist.com

Uche on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/Odiatu

Uche on Twitter: www.Twitter.com/Fitspeakers

The 7 Elements of a Balanced Life for a Thriving Dentist

with Dr. Uche Odiatu

Achieving balance for a busy Dentist can be a real challenge. The great news is that there are specific solutions that you can apply that will help you achieve balance personally and professionally.

 

 

 

Running Time: 56:11 minutes

In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary interviews his friend Dr. Uche Odiatu on the subject of achieving balance. Uche is a very popular returning guest and a recognized authority on fitness, health and wellness. In this inspiring interview Uche and Gary discuss; the definition of balance, the 7 elements of a balanced life, what can happen if life is out of balance and 3 key things you can do now to enjoy more balance. This subject is so very important and you will love Uche’s knowledge, passion and inspiration!

Link to earlier interview with Uche titled; ‘Six Simple Strategies for Success in 2015

Uche’s website: www.fitdentist.com

Uche’s email address: uche@druche.com

Tips to Achieve True Success in Dentistry

with Chris Barrow

In his book, True Success author Tom Morris defines success as; Doing what you want to do, when you want to do it, with the people you’d like to do it with! We happen to think that is an excellent definition of success in dentistry.

 

 

Running Time: 60:53 minutes

In this Show Gary interviews his friend Chris Barrow on the on the topic of how to have a great practice and a great life. In this interview Gary and Chris discuss; Chris’ four biggest tips to any aspiring or existing practice owner, why Dentists hire a business coach and what they get for their investment, the concept of ‘zero tolerance’, the biggest challenges facing Dentists in 2015 and a look into the crystal ball to see where the dental profession will be in 2025. You will LOVE this interview!

Chris Barrow’s website: www.7connections.com

Chris Barrow’s email address: coachbarrow@me.com

Competition is Good, Until It’s Not

with Dr. Lisa Knowles

Dental PodcastMany Dentists are highly competitive. The educational path to become a Dentist encouraged competition and perhaps even favors those with a more competitive spirit. In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary interviews his friend Dr. Lisa Knowles about the topic of this competitive spirit.

 

 

 

Running Time: 55:05 min

In this insightful interview, Gary and Lisa discuss when the competitive spirit is useful and productive and when it is not, how mass media and communication outlets depict competition and how this media contributes to a misplaced focus on competition, why competition can be counter productive to developing an effective team, the role of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in dealing with competition and simple strategies for keeping yourself in check to avoid being too competitive. This is a very important topic and Lisa brings some useful education and personal perspective to help her colleagues.

Lisa’s website: www.intentionaldental.com

Lisa’s email address: intentionaldental@gmail.com

Lisa’s Blog: www.beyond32teeth.com

Six Simple Strategies for Success in 2015

with Dr. Uche Odiatu

Dental PodcastHappy New Year! We wish all of our listeners a New Year filled with Good Health, Happiness and Prosperity. With those goals in mind, Gary interviewed his great friend, Dr. Uche Odiatu to kick off the New Year.

 

 

 

Running Time: 58:46 min

In this inspiring interview, Gary and Uche discuss six specific strategies to achieve personal and professional success in 2015. The six strategies they discuss are;

  1. Think BIG, act small
  2. Write down a list of 100 goals for the year
  3. Celebrate more often
  4. Create allies
  5. Develop a culture of gratitude
  6. Look for opportunities to teach others. Here’s to your success in 2015 and beyond!

Uche’s website: fitdentist.com

Uche’s email address info@itspeakers.com

Uche on Facebook: facebook.com/odiatu

Uche on Twitter: twitter.com/Fitspeakers

A Conversation with one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry

with Trish Jones

Dental Podcast
Dentistry is such an amazing profession!

 

 

 

 

Running Time: 52:45 min

In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary interviews his friend Trish Jones who was recently nominated as one of the ‘Top 25 Women in Dentistry’ by Dental Products Report magazine about a wide range of topics including; The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s Give Back a Smile Program, Trish’s experience riding her bike over 580 miles across Texas for the Ride Texas Wish for Our Heroes charity, her experience as a Technical Account Manager at a full service dental lab, why treating sleep disorders is such a hot topic today, digital impressions and why it is time to get on board and why having a positive perspective is so important. You will really enjoy this interview!

Trish’s email address: trishj@aurumgroup.com

Website: www.aurumgroup.com

AACD Give Back a Smile Program: www.givebackasmile.com

Trish on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/trishjonesz

Trish on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Smilin2much

Maximize Your Energy

with Dr. Uche Odiatu

Dental PodcastDentistry is hard work! Taking care of your patients can be very demanding from a physical and emotional perspective.

 

 

 

 

 

Running Time: 62:44 min

In this Show, Gary interviews his friend Dr. Uche Odiatu on how you can maximize your energy for optimum results. If you are a regular listener of the Thriving Dentist Show, you will recognize Dr. Uche Odiatu. In addition to being a full time practicing Dentist, Uche is a frequent speaker at dental conferences and he holds three advanced fitness certifications. Uche’s previous interviews on the Thriving Dentist Show have been been some of the most downloaded Shows. In this interview, Gary and Uche discuss why the quantity and quality of your sleep is so important, the relationship of quality sleep and human growth hormone, specific strategies to improve the quality of your sleep, nutrition tips to maximize your energy, and how the proper mindset in your practice will produce maximum energy in your practice.

Dr. Uche Odiatu Website: www.fitdentist.com

Dr. Uche Odiatu email address: info@fitdentist.com

Uche on Facebook: www.facebook.com/odiatu

Uche on Twitter: twitter.com/Fitspeakers

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If You Stand For Nothing, You Will Fall for Anything

with Dr. Brett Kessler

Dental PodcastLeadership is often the difference between a good practice and a work-class practice.

 

 

 

 

Running Time: 50:58 min

In this inspiring interview with his friend Dr. Brett Kessler, Gary and Brett discuss the topic of Leadership in a Thriving practice. The topics discussed in this interview include; the three big disruptors in dentistry today, a great definition of leadership, why it is so important to start by being clear about your guiding principles, why Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is more important than IQ, why leadership is such a difficult concept for Dentists to master and implement and a summary of Steven Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and how each of the habits apply to dentistry. You will enjoy Brett’s passion for the topic of leadership and helping his colleagues.

Brett’s email address:  bikodds@gmail.com

Brett’s blog:  www.TCDODENVER.Blogspot.com

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The Miracle of Health

with Dr. Uche Odiatu

Dental PodcastThe first interview that Gary did with his great friend, Dr. Uche Odiatu has been one of the most downloaded episodes of the Thriving Dentist Show.  During the first interview with Uche, Gary promised to bring him back to discuss some simple things that Dental Professionals can do on a daily basis to improve their health and this interview is the result!

 

 

Running Time: 55:18 min

During this inspiring interview, Gary and Uche discuss the benefits of HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training, the science behind how 5 minutes of interval training can give you the same benefits as 5 hours of continuous exercise, how to naturally increase your growth hormone response, the importance of stretching to reduce common dental occupation injury, why great abs are built in the kitchen not in the gym, the benefits of intermittent fasting, tips to reduce body fat, and healthy snacks to keep in your office are just a few of the topics covered. This interview will challenge and inspire you to take small steps on a daily basis to improve your health!

Dr. Uche Odiatu website:  www.fitdentist.com

Uche on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/odiatu?fref=ts&ref=br_tf

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