Expert advice from Andy McDougall

How to unlock hidden profits in your practice

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Andy McDougall explains why numbers should be at the heart of everything you do and explains how to make sure your practice reaches its full financial potential. What you’ll hear: An overview of where unlocked profits lurk and how they can be accessed An insight into how numbers behave and how to apply Decision Making Accounting (DMA) How very practice …

The best way to pay associates

Andy McDougall explains the best way to pay associates

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This is a question we hear a lot from practices who are struggling to create a fee structure that is attractive to an associate, but also makes sound financial sense for the business. It is an important question as getting your associate’s remuneration right can have a big impact on your practice’s profitability and sustainability. But there are a lot …

How to become a results driven business

Business planning to get better results

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The analogy we use to explain the journey to achieving your desired goals is the sat nav. When you switch on your sat nav, it locates your current position. It asks where you would like to go (the required result), offers you a choice of routes based on different criteria: scenic, most direct, etc., and then once you decide, it …

Planning a future for your business

Planning a future for your business with Andy McDougall

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When it comes to planning for the future, working with a Dental Business Coach like Andy McDougall can help to provide you with the support and advice you need to make the right decisions for you and your business. In this episode of Bodcast, host Zoe Close, catches up with Andy to find out how he can help practice owners to run …

The importance of leadership

The Importance of Leadership to Create a Successful Dental Practice

Andy McDougall HR and Team Development, Practice Management Leave a Comment

As pressure grows for dental practices to respond to increasing costs and to stay ahead of the growing competition, principals must become more commercially aware. Determining the most appropriate strategy to fulfil financial goals is vital but leading teams to achieve it is imperative. The success or failure of your leadership skills is reflected in your results.