Feelings Matter

As social beings, our limbic brain is quite adept at sensing the subtleties of the human behavior which surrounds us. And because our dental practices are essentially aggregations of people, our patients have good feelings and bad feelings about what happens there. As...

Leverage Creativity

As human beings, we are blessed with some pretty extraordinary gifts: the ability to dream, to imagine, to conceptualize, to visualize, and to create. Our intuition enables us to see patterns, make connections, and empower us to solve problems both rationally and...

Our Five Natural Resources

We all have Five Natural Resources: -Time -Energy -Money -Opportunities -Gifts And each of us is unique in terms of how much of these resources we have available, as well as how we choose to utilize them. Consequently, we can learn a lot about ourselves and others by...

On the Importance of Balance

Pablo Picasso was a creative genius by anyone’s standard. He co-founded the Cubism movement and created the style of collage. Along the way, he created 26,075 published works, the equivalent of one piece per day starting at age 20 for 71 years. To pull off such...

Schema

Chances are high that you have never heard of Fredric Bartlett, but in 1932 he conducted one of the most famous cognitive psychology studies of all time at Cambridge University. The experiment involved Bartlett reciting a Native American folk tale called “The...