If our core values are fundamental beliefs, they are part of us whether we are at work or at home, for they guide our actions, decisions, and behavior. Such values help us recognize right from wrong and contribute to our personal integrity.
As healthcare providers, we owe our patients the very best we have each day. That means serving them with dignity, compassion, honesty, technical excellence, humility, and professional integrity. If we don’t hold those values dear, we fail.
Small business owners have the responsibility to lead their teams to success, and, therefore, set the example. Why not hold a team meeting to revisit the practice vision and purpose, and to share what each person values? Work together to develop a culture with shared values that focus on service, respect, relationships, integrity, optimism, and humor. Doing so will enhance the satisfaction gained by serving others while adding joy to every day.
Core values. They define who we are and how we behave. What are yours?
“Values become easier when we truly believe core values really do have value, and that they create value.”
John G. Blumberg
Posted July 15, 2019
Sitting hunched over patients’ mouths for several hours a day is extremely taxing on your body. Dental hygienists and dentists are prone to problems as a result of poor working posture, eye strain, and unnatural hand positioning. Regular exercise, however, can help you minimize those problems and enjoy benefits such as: Greater comfort while working […]
Posted July 05, 2019
One of the great things about a career in dental hygiene is how flexible the job is. I have worked as little as two days a month when my kids were little. It was perfect. But for as flexible as the work days can be, once you commit to a day the flexibility ends. You […]
Posted July 04, 2019
Each year delivers more new dental technology that makes dentistry easier, faster, and more cost-effective than ever before. But like many other hygienists, this trend has you a bit concerned. You’re wondering how all the rapidly-developing technology will impact your dental hygienist duties. Could new dental technology devalue the work you do or render your […]