February 11, 2024

141. Managing Team Turnover and Proper Team Positions – Millennial Dentist Podcast

In this episode, I shared how I managed a team turnover. From providing options to the team members to accepting the reality and finding ways to manage the team, this episode has you covered. You want your team to have a few more options before departing, providing them with other opportunities to explore while still remaining in the same environment. Additionally, managing the team to ensure they are in the right position, also known as ‘Giving the Right Position’ to the team members. Lastly, how will you manage while waiting for a replacement in the team? Hiring and ads might not be the best approach; explore other options within your team!

@1:56 Team Turnover

@4:16 Hiring Demographics

@6:03 Team Response

@9:19 Position Dynamics

@12:55 Tips on Team Management

Who is Dr. Sully Sullivan?

Dr. Sully is a fourth-generation dentist from Nashville, Tn. After receiving his doctorate of dental surgery from the University of Tennessee, he moved back to Nashville to practice with his father. By continuing to invest in his education through adult orthodontics, soft tissue grafting, dental implants, third molar extractions, and obstructive sleep apnea, he helped double his practice in just 24 months. 

As a millennial, he truly believes in working smarter not harder, which has led him to utilize technology to not only deliver better patient care but more efficient care. Dr. Sullivan regularly uses CEREC, 3D imaging with Galileos, 3D printing, and multiple lasers. In addition to his practice, he started the Millennial Dentist Podcast in February of 2017 to help push his fellow colleagues to take their dental careers to the next level. Dr. Sully lectures around the country on cone beam technology, cad/cam dentistry, obstructive sleep apnea, and practice management. He is also an ambassador for the 3D-Dentist teaching facility in Raleigh, NC.

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