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Dec 28, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 278

Host: Dr. Craig Spodak

Guest: Brittany Simon, CRDH, BASDH

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Hygienist’s Compensation
Top 3 Things Hygienist Can Provide To Add Value To The Practice

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind

2023 Bulletproof Summit

Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice

Bulletproof ERC 

Tweetables:

The first step with an empowered employee is having self-worth. Dr. Craig Spodak

All communication is either a loving response or a cry for help. Dr. Craig Spodak

Whatever your narrative is, is the lens through which you see the entire world through. Dr. Craig Spodak

Business ownership is not for everybody. Dr. Craig Spodak

If you can’t control your fears you’re going to have a bad life. Dr. Craig Spodak

Dec 21, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 277

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Unpacking The Whys
P.E. In General
What Does It Fix?

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind

2023 Bulletproof Summit

Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice

Tweetables:

Everything is for sale. Dr. Peter Boulden

There are intermediaries who bring massive value. Dr. Craig Spodak

I'd rather have a limited interest in something that quadruples than a hundred percent of something that doesn't move. Dr. Craig Spodak

Everybody’s got their own pain point. Dr. Craig Spodak

Working with great people is fun, working with people that we don’t get along with is drudgery. Dr. Craig Spodak

Dec 16, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 276

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Value Proposition
AI Will Disrupt Dentistry

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind

Bulletproof Summit

Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice

Character.AI https://beta.character.ai/

DALL-E 2 https://openai.com/dall-e-2/

Tweetables:

We’re at a point now where technology is so much faster. Dr. Craig Spodak

Dec 14, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 275

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Christmas Gift/Bonus
Dental Specialization Forecast
Effects Of Recession
CryptoCurrency
CARES Act
ERC Credit

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind

Bulletproof Summit

Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice

Bulletproof ERC https://www.bulletprooferc.com/

Tweetables:

Compensation drives behavior. Dr. Craig Spodak

Dec 7, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 274

Host: Dr. Craig Spodak

Guest: Dr. Myles Spodak

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Transitioning Patients
Giving Suggestions

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind
Bulletproof Summit
Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice

Tweetables:

If you have a very motivated child in dentistry, encourage them to the fullest extent. -Dr. Myles Spodak

At some point in time you just have to let it go. -Dr. Myles Spodak

You don’t know what you don’t know. -Dr. Craig Spodak

It’s really what you do to your teeth that makes the difference. -Dr. Myles Spodak

The greatest privilege a person can have is father-privilege. -Dr. Craig Spodak

Nov 30, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 273

Host: Dr. Craig Spodak

Co-Host: Erika Pusillo

Guest: Judy Kay Mausolf

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
How To Slow Down?
Team Member’s Expectations
Leader’s Clarity Of Vision And Team Culture
Mindset Or Thought Process
Judgment, Misunderstanding And Assumptions

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind
Bulletproof Summit
Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice
Judy Kay Mausolf

Tweetables:

We are not in the position to let go of people as easily as it may have been in the past. Erika Pusillo

Happiness and positivity, there’s actually a strategy behind it. Judy Kay Mausolf

You cannot seek happiness, you can only seek peace. Dr. Craig Spodak

When we know we can win we can make better decisions.Erika Pusillo

You have to do the hard thing to protect your team. Dr. Craig Spodak

A lot of people when they’re resistant, they’re not coachable. Judy Kay Mausolf

You can’t escape yourself. Erika Pusillo

You can’t influence somebody when you’re also judging them. Judy Kay Mausolf

People feel what you believe. Erika Pusillo

Hire who complements you. Dr. Craig Spodak

Labels are an excuse to continue the behavior. Judy Kay Mausolf

Your position does not entitle you to be respected. Dr. Craig Spodak

The most important thing in our life is our relationships; that’s where our happiness comes from. Judy Kay Mausolf

Nov 23, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 272

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guests: Dr. Trey Tippit & Dr. Dwight Peccora

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Hiring
Tracking Hiring And Retention
Burns Of The Practice
Examine Where You Want To Go
Recruiting Methodology and Tips

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind
Bulletproof Summit
Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice

Culture Index  [Nathan Hightower with Culture Index: NHightower@CultureIndex.com]

Tweetables:

This isn’t hocus pocus, it’s the methodology. Dr. Peter Boulden


Everybody has their pain point. Dr. Craig Spodak

Nov 16, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 271

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guests: Dr. Trey Tippit & Dr. Dwight Peccora

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Implementing Titles and Job Descriptions
Pay Reduction
Delegation
Good Leader

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind
Bulletproof Summit
Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice

Tweetables:

Titles can be toxic and dangerous. Dr. Peter Boulden

You don’t have to be all things. Dr. Craig Spodak

We need all of us in order to have a successful business. Dr. Dwight Peccora

Let’s build for the practice we want and not the one we have. Dr. Peter Boulden

We all want a coach. Dr. Craig Spodak

Nov 9, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 270

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guest: Alex Sharp

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Merging All Practices
Different Positions Of Equity
Evolution Of The Practice
Cannibalization

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind
Bulletproof Summit
Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice

Tweetables:

There’s room for everybody. Dr. Alex Sharp

Dentistry is the darling of equity. Dr. Peter Boulden

Nov 2, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 269

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guests: Dr. Trey Tippit & Dr. Dwight Peccora

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Mindset Is The Key
Breakdown And Breakthrough
Struggle
Net Worth Tracking

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind
Bulletproof Summit
Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice
Think and Grow Rich

Tweetables:

Get in a group of like-minded individuals. Dr. Peter Boulden

If you’re the one who’s smartest it’s going to limit your growth. Dr. Craig Spodak

Breakthroughs don’t need to be massive. Dr. Dwight Peccora

Happiness is not the absence of problems. Dr. Craig Spodak

You should focus on the balance sheet. Dr. Trey Tippit

Oct 26, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 268

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guests: Dr. Trey Tippit & Dr. Dwight Peccora

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Black Rock Getting Into Oral Health/Dental
Lack Of Consolidation Of Dental Industry
Acquisition Concerns
Investor Pressure
Business Change Due to Direct Consumer Influences
COVID And DTC

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind
Bulletproof Summit
Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice
Black Rock

Tweetables:

I don’t want to buy your business if you want to bolt from it. Dr. Craig Spodak

You have to diversify your business to have some longevity. Dr. Dwight Pecorra

You can always refinance debt later. Dr. Craig Spodak

It’s very important to have good people around. Dr. Craig Spodak

There’s always something brand new, something unprecedented. Dr. Trey Tippit

Oct 19, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 267

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guests: Dr. Rob Ritter & Dr. Chris Ramsey

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Ideal Acceptance
Rule Of Thirds
Digitization Of The Industry
Patient Journey
Marketing Emphasis

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind
Bulletproof Summit
Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice
April 14-15  2023 Course Registration
AACD 2023

Tweetables:

You’re in a position where your opinion matters. Dr. Peter Boulden

The context matters. Dr. Peter Boulden

Knowledge is not power, execution is power. Dr. Craig Spodak

The investment can’t return anything if they can’t apply it. Dr. Craig Spodak

Oct 12, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 266

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guests: Dr. Trey Tippit & Dr. Dwight Peccora

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Hard Landing On 2023
Status Quo, Right Circles And Power Of The Network
Silver Linings
Diversify

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind
Bulletproof Summit
Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice

Tweetables:

Choose your company wisely. Dr. Craig Spodak

When people are scared they drop things. Dr. Peter Boulden

Strength builds numbers. Dr. Peter Boulden

You don’t have to own your dental business to be a business owner. Dr. Craig Spodak

Get ready for war before the war is here. Dr. Peter Boulden

Oct 5, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 265

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guests: Dr. Trey Tippit & Dr. Dwight Peccora

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
How Was Your Sucktember?
Financial Thermostat
Natural Tension In A Business
Print Out Your Monthly Trends

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind
Bulletproof Summit
Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice

Tweetables:

There’s no such thing as coasting in business. Dr. Peter Boulden

There needs to be a certain healthy paranoia for business owners. Dr. Craig Spodak

Adding money to marketing doesn’t always equal more butts in the chair. Dr. Peter Boulden

Comfort in business is very dangerous.  -Dr. Craig Spodak

There is a big difference between tension and conflict. -Dr. Dwight Peccora

You need to let your team breathe. -Dr. Dwight Peccora

Sep 21, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 264

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guest: Dr. Rhodri Thomas


Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Practice Set-Up
AACD
Indirect Porcelain Versus Direct Resin
Digital Advances In Dentistry

References:

Bulletproof Summit 
Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice
Cosmedent - (https://www.cosmedent.com/product-category/dental-composites/)
DALL-E - https://openai.com/dall-e-2/
The Art of Dentistry - https://artofdentistry.co.uk/

Sep 14, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 263

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guests: Dr. Trey Tippit and Dr. Dwight Peccora


Key Takeaways:
Introduction
They Have A Clear Vision Of What They Want
They Build Teams
They Know Their Numbers
They Build Systems Of Operations
They Understand Marketing
They Learn How To Delegate
They Become Specialized On The Things That They Want To Do
They Learn How To Enroll

References:

Bulletproof Summit 
Mighty Networks:Bulletproof Dental Practice"
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Tweetables:

Clarity is power. Dr. Craig Spodak

Successful people rely on being self-motivated. Dr. Dwight Peccora

You’re only stuck because you decided to be stuck. Dr. Craig Spodak

Your vision will build your team. Dr. Craig Spodak

A leader needs to evolve. Dr. Craig Spodak

Build it or it’s going to be built for you. Dr. Trey Tippit

Whatever clinical aspect you are in, you should be able to enroll. Dr. Trey Tippit

When you become an exceptional communicator your whole life becomes better. Dr. Craig Spodak 

Sep 7, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 262

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Gross Debridement
Audit
Progress Not Perfection

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind

Bulletproof Summit

Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice

10 Persuasive Words Millionaires Use To Get Things Done

Tweetables:

Empathize [with] where the patient is. - Dr. Peter Boulden

There’s a whole art in training, correcting and leading people. - Dr. Peter Boulden

Language is the most powerful tool. - Dr. Craig Spodak

The grass is greenest where you are; you just have to water it more. - Dr. Peter Boulden

Aug 31, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 261

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guest: Chandler Wrightenberry

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Rates For Dentals
Background Of LiveOak Bank
Why Is Culture Important?
True Cost Of Capital
Benefit Of Borrowing
Good Debt
Start-Ups And Expansions

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind

Bulletproof Summit

Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice

Chandler Wrightenberry: 
828-337-1374
chandler.wrightenberry@liveoak.bank
liveoakbank.com

Tweetables:

People tell people about the experience they had. Dr. Peter Boulden

At the end of the day we need to remember who is important, and that is the customer. Chandler Wrightenberry

COVID made everyone up their game. Dr. Peter Boulden

Small businesses are the backbone of the economy. Chandler Wrightenberry

Aug 24, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 260

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guest: Richard Low

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Podcast Preview Of Richard
Questions Before Deciding What To Do With Your Practice
Aptitude And Appetite
Culture Index
Serial Entrepreneur
What I Wish I Could Have Known?
Practice Evaluation And Your Vision
Practices For Acquisition
Incentivizing Hygienists
Fun Part Of Practice Ownership

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind

Bulletproof Summit
Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice
Shared Practices Events

Tweetables:

There’s no one right way to do everything. Richard Low

Let your pride go and just pivot. Dr. Craig Spodak

Not everything that counts can be measured. Dr. Craig Spodak

It’s great to have a list, but people hate change. Dr. Peter Boulden

Aug 17, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 259

Host: Dr. Peter Boulden 

Guest: Bjoern E. Woltermann

Key Takeaways:

Fitness And Dentistry
Occupational Pain
STEM And EMS

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind

Bulletproof Summit

Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice
Ben Greenfield
Katalyst
Katalyst.Shop

 

Tweetables:

More is not better. Dr. Peter Boulden
Context matters. Bjoern E. Woltermann

Aug 10, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 258

Host: Dr. Peter Boulden 

Guest: Dr. Trey Tippit

Key Takeaways:
Introduction

Trey Tippit Background
Saturation Of Dentists
Non-Compete Agreement
Absence Of Someone Being There
Start-Up Vs. Buying A Practice
Confirmation Bias
True Competition

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind

Bulletproof Summit

Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice

Tweetables:
Demographics do not quantify the real players of the town. Dr. Peter Boulden

The number is a good starting point but will not tell you a lot of information. Dr. Peter Boulden

Dentists do not compete with other dentists. Dr. Trey Tippit

Don’t be dissuaded by the data. Dr. Peter Boulden

All the data is just an outline. Dr. Trey Tippit

At the end of the day there’s only so many people that you can serve. Dr. Peter Boulden

Aug 4, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 257

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Key Takeaways:

Taking Time Out From The Business
Learnings While Traveling
Status Of The Economy
How to Make Millions In the Next Market Crash
Next Episode Highlight

References:

Bulletproof Mastermind


Bulletproof Summit


Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice


Patrick Bet David


How to Make Millions In the Next Market Crash

 

Tweetables:


There are people who just know who they are. Dr. Peter Boulden


There’s no real litmus test for what you have until you depart it. Dr. Craig Spodak


Perspective is very valuable. Dr. Craig Spodak


Collapse all your identities. Dr. Craig Spodak


Everything in life is a micro adjustment. Dr. Craig Spodak


The groups that you listen to will dictate a lot of your actions. Dr. Peter Boulden


If someone really disagrees with you then that’s a good thing. It means you’re standing for something. Dr. Craig Spodak


It is better to be alone by yourself than be with people who make you feel alone. Dr. Craig Spodak


While the narrative is dark, if you believe in what you’re doing, there’s no better time to start than now. Dr. Craig Spodak

Aug 3, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 256

Host: Dr. Peter Boulden

Key Takeaways:
Introduction

1. Patent
2. Value Packaging
3. Modified Prototype/Software/Hardware
4. Luxurious Feel Of The Box (Packaging)
5. Unboxing Videos
6. Multi-Sensory Experience
7. Attention To All Details
8. Work On Things That People Won’t Necessarily See
9. Understanding Of Human Psychology When Shopping
10. Keeping iPhone Boxes

References:
Bulletproof Summit

Bulletproof Mastermind


Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice

Tweetables:
Audit your sensory experience from top to bottom. Dr. Peter Boulden


Show, don’t tell people about the product. Dr. Peter Boulden


Success leaves clues in all industries. Dr. Peter Boulden

Jul 29, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 255

Host: Dr. Peter Boulden

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
1. Membership (CostCo Card)
2. Membership Plans
3. Membership Psychology
4. Electronics
5. Bare Bone Appearance
6. Boxes Stacked to the Ceiling
7. Deals Are Great
8. White Label Arm (Kirkland Signature)
9. Simplifies Decision Making Process
10. Size Of Shopping Carts
11. Store Layout
12. Rotating Goods
13. Samples They Give Out
14. Long Checkout Lines
15. Cheap Food

References:
Bulletproof Summit
Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice
Costco

Tweetables:
You think there’s no reason for the madness. - Dr. Peter Boulden
Analysis is paralysis. - Dr. Peter Boulden

Jul 27, 2022

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 254

Host: Dr. Peter Boulden

Key Takeaways:
Introduction
Psychological Hacks To Spend Money
Sell Furniture That Requires Self-Assembly
Locations
Store Flow
Maze-like Design
Guided Arrows
Desensitizing Environment
Licensed Impulse Buy
Writing Down A List
In-Store Dining
Great Value
Mirrors Everywhere
The Power Of Smell

 

References:
Bulletproof Summit

Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Dental Practice

Ikea

Tweetables:
In goal setting, follow-through is important. Dr. Peter Boulden


Mirrors can possibly increase positive well-being in your practice. Dr. Peter Boulden


Smell is an extremely strong memory recall for people. Dr. Peter Boulden


Greatest differentiation is the value you create. Dr. Peter Boulden

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