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Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert

California
I want to help dental professionals continuously improve the culture of their practice and inspire them to increase and enjoy service to their patients. I freely share my successes and mistakes in the hopes that it helps others who enjoy dentistry and want to be the best they can be.
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The Joy of Teaching Someone Who Wants to Learn by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health I always thought I'd be good at teaching dental assisting since I've done it so long. Every time we'd get a new assistant I'd look forward to first, teaching her the bas ... Read on »
Quick update: My friend has ... by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Quick update: My friend has decided to stay in VA since her husband was re-hired by his company. So, now she needs a new job there as her former position has been filled. ... Read on »
I have a friend who is reloc ... by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health I have a friend who is relocating and looking for a position as a practice manager. Anyone in the Asheville/Hendersonville, NC area who would be interested in a practice m ... Read on »
Don't Settle by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work, and the only way to do great wo ... Read on »
The Tooth Decay Index by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health A reader of this blog passed along a neat chart that is posted on her site The Best Medical Degrees. You can find it here: I plan to frame it and display it in our ... Read on »
Mom Really Does Know Best by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Happy Morther's Day! When I think back over the years I realize that my mother's words and advice still come to mind whenever I am trying to figure out how to do anythin ... Read on »
Don't Assume Everyone's Engaged by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health "When you assume, you make an ass of u and me."  ~Oscar Wilde As managers, we try to avoid becoming the dreaded "micro-manager". I often suspect that particula ... Read on »
Do You Believe? by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health "If your self-belief is not strong enough to evoke and emote your passion, then others will not catch it, nor be convinced or persuaded, that your idea, or your product, ... Read on »
Goodness by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health “You are good. But it is not enough just to be good. You must be good for something. You must contribute good to the world. The world must be a better place for your pre ... Read on »
What Makes You So Special? by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Have you ever asked yourself that question, "What makes me so special?  What makes my practice unique?  What is it about my staff and the service we provide to ou ... Read on »
Failures of Kindness by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health I just finished reading George Saunders Advice to Graduates for his commencement speech at Syracuse University.  It was enlightening in it's simplicity.  He said that o ... Read on »
The Beat Goes On by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health I am very happy right now.  We have a new store called Loft that just opened in Biltmore Park in Asheville.  I love the clothes in that store, they are stylish, as well ... Read on »
Losing Through Complacency by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health "When a great team loses through complacency, it will constantly search for new and more intricate explanations to explain away defeat."  ~Pat Riley First let's talk ... Read on »
The Light Of Heaven by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The intellect of the wise is like glass; it admits the light of heaven and reflects it.  ~Augustus Haire~ We've talked about employees whose mental capacity, ... Read on »
And Then There's: Too Smart For Your Own Good by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things. ~Bryant H. McGill~ So, last time we talked about stupidity and you ... Read on »
Whatcha Gonna Do About It? by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”  ~Albert Einstein~ Ok, so I got your attention, but how many of yo ... Read on »
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Painstaking Excellence by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health "All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence." ~Martin Luther King, Jr.~ Once you've read the ... Read on »
How Do You Inspire Anyone? by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires."   ~William Arthur Ward~ Every now and then, ... Read on »
What's Next? by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health "Change is the essence of life.  It is the goal of all psychotherapeutic conversation.  In order for the process to proceed, however, it must move beyond simple complain ... Read on »