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Jun 25, 2020

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Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 162

Hosts: Dr. Craig Spodak & Dr. Peter Boulden

Guest: Perrin DesPortes

IntPerrin DesPortes, Jr. ​ is a co-Founder and Partner of TUSK. He has over 25  years of leadership, sales, operations, and P&L management experience in the  dental industry, having rebuilt and successfully led 3 different businesses  for Patterson Dental Supply. 

TUSK ​Partners ​ provides industry-leading resources to group dental practices and DSOs. They combine over 50 years of experience with a progressive vision  to create the greatest value and impact for their clients. TUSK helps their  clients START, GROW and ultimately SELL their group dental practice or DSO.

Key Takeaways 

● Introduction 

● The Founder’s Dilemma 

     ○ Aspirations to Own Multiple Practices 

     ○ How Do I Work Myself Out of the Chair? 

     ○ Getting Paid from Your Practice 

          ■ Clinical 

          ■ Salary 

          ■ Distributions & Ownership 

     ○ Generating a Waterfall of Distributions 

     ○ Financial Impact to the Founder 

● Unique Ability 

● Shame in the Dental Business 

● Paying for Advice 

● Funding your Business Plan 

     ○ Being Honest with your Bank Regarding your Plans 

     ○ Finding the Right Banking Relationship 

     ○ Cost of Borrowing 


References 

TUSK podcast   


Tweetables 

“For the entrepreneur who finds himself a dentist” Perrin DesPortes 

“The Founder’s Dilemma is less of a dilemma when you’re not being very good at  your clinical production.” Dr. Craig Spodak 

Jun 18, 2020

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Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 161

Hosts: Dr. Craig Spodak & Dr. Peter Boulden

Guest: Perrin DesPortes

IntPerrin DesPortes, Jr. ​ is a co-Founder and Partner of TUSK. He has over 25  years of leadership, sales, operations, and P&L management experience in the  dental industry, having rebuilt and successfully led 3 different businesses  for Patterson Dental Supply. 

TUSK ​Partners ​ provides industry-leading resources to group dental practices and DSOs. They combine over 50 years of experience with a progressive vision  to create the greatest value and impact for their clients. TUSK helps their  clients START, GROW and ultimately SELL their group dental practice or DSO.

Key Takeaways 

● Introduction 

● TUSK Podcast & Origins 

● Hitting the Debt Funding Wall 

● Retaining Top Talent 

     ○ Recruiting 

     ○ Motivating and Retaining 

● Pathway to Equity/Associates 

● Increasing the Value of your Practice 

● Creating a Culture and Framework

References 

TUSK podcast   

Tweetable 

“Associate turnover is the #1 problem in all group practices and it doesn’t  matter if you’re two locations or if you’re two thousand and two.” Perrin DesPortes 


“Don’t take your first job based on the money, take your first job based on  who your mentor is going to be and what you can learn from that person.” Perrin DesPortes  

Jun 2, 2020

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Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 160

Hosts: Dr. Craig Spodak & Dr. Peter Boulden

Key Takeaways 

● Introduction 

● Dr. Boulden Issues an Apology 

● Your Last Dance 

● Pandemic Proof 

● Amplification 

● Writing Your Next Chapter 

● Vision Practices 

● See it for Yourself 

● My Life is Dope and I Do Dope Sh!t 

● Story of the Bear 

● What Does My Last Dance Look Like?  

● Bellus3D 

● Go Boldly 

● SWOT Analysis Template - NEXT PODCAST! 


References 

“The Last Dance” documentary 

 “Happy Together” Youtube channel ​  

The Top Five Regrets of the Dying​ by Bronnie Ware

Bellus3D

Tweetable 

Make a mission that’s bigger than you and your dental practice. -Dr. Spodak 


There needs to be a bigger voice. -Dr. Spodak

 
Happiness is not the absence of problems. Happiness is better quality problems. -Dr. Boulden

 
SHOCKAROO. -Dr. Boulden 


What are the skill sets we want to put in our last dance? -Dr. Boulden

 
Express your feelings, don’t work so hard, and live a life true to yourself,  not the one people expect. -Dr. Spodak 


Don’t be part of that dialogue and don’t be apologetic for it. -Dr. Spodak

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