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Schedule A Clarity Break


Mindset morning huddle productivity Aug 16, 2022
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Stop what you’re doing. If you’re reading this, it’s a sign you need to take a break! I’ve met so many dentists who work nonstop all day long. They never take a moment to stop, breathe and collect their thoughts. And they need it—those thoughts are scattered all over the place!

You need scheduled breaks throughout the day. Without them, you won’t see opportunities standing right in front of you. You’re more likely to make mistakes and miss out on money. The dentists I work with make anywhere between $400 and $1,000 an hour. They all get the same number of hours, so what’s the difference?

The dentists making $1,000 an hour think better. And to think better, you need a clarity break.

Too many dentists believe cramming their schedules is the key to a profitable practice. It’s okay to have empty space! Think about the most famous paintings, songs, and movies. Successful artists intentionally build empty space into their pieces. Otherwise, the piece would look too busy (just like your schedule).

Recovery isn’t a reward; it’s part of the process.

Okay, I’ll let you get back to work. But before you do, check out this quick two-minute video about how to schedule regular clarity breaks. Remember to practice the pause!

Talk soon,


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.