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Celebrations and challenges: end of year team exercise.


Accountability business communication data goals mindset motivation practice financials/metrics teamwork Dec 23, 2021
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A lot of good things happened this year! We need to build on the things that are going really well. There are also some challenges we need to consider, what can we change to get better?

We encourage you to do the following exercise with your team:

Break the team into two groups. Using large post-it notes or posterboard, have each group separate and together call out and write down their thoughts on the large sheets. One group will focus on the celebrations for the practice throughout the year. The other group will focus on the challenges. Stay positive here, these challenges are areas of opportunity!

After ten minutes, the groups now swap and add their thoughts to what was already added to the list by the other group.

Incorporate your KPIs to have concrete data. Remember, data removes all emotion! It's how you measure your success and know if your current systems and processes are working.

We would love for you to share team photos of your celebrations and challenges exercise! Join our Facebook group and share there, or tag us @actdental and @actdentalpracticecoaching on Instagram.

Thanks to all of you for a great 2021. Here's to an even better 2022!

Happy Holidays from all of us at ACT Dental!


Kirk Behrendt

Kirk Behrendt is a renowned consultant and speaker in the dental industry, known for his expertise in helping dentists create better practices and better lives. With over 30 years of experience in the field, Kirk has dedicated his professional life to optimizing the best systems and practices in dentistry. Kirk has been a featured speaker at every major dental meeting in the United States. His company, ACT Dental, has consistently been ranked as one of the top dental consultants in Dentistry Today's annual rankings for the past 10 years. In addition, ACT Dental was named one of the fastest-growing companies in the United States by Inc Magazine, appearing on their Inc 5000 list. Kirk's motivational skills are widely recognized in the dental industry. Dr. Peter Dawson of The Dawson Academy has referred to Kirk as "THE best motivator I have ever heard." Kirk has also assembled a trusted team of advisor experts who work with dentists to customize individual solutions that meet their unique needs. When he's not motivating dentists and their teams, Kirk enjoys coaching his children's sports teams and spending time with his amazing wife, Sarah, and their four children, Kinzie, Lily, Zoe, and Bo.