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The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast

The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast

By Kevin Johnson
Built on the expansive experience of founder Kevin Johnson—a 20-year veteran of dental and medical consulting—Leverage Consulting helps build dental and medical practices into highly successful businesses. This podcast is designed to allow Kevin to share his insight and knowledge in short, bite-sized episodes with the purpose of giving you tools to help in day-to-day activities in your business.
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Do Your Research! | The Resilient Entrepreneur #58

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Does Your Team Know Their Responsibilities | The Resilient Entrepreneur #71
In our 71st episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin wants to know if your team truly knows their role, front to back, within the company. Being able to explain your role in the business is a great indicator of understanding where your role fits into the bigger picture.
10:35
June 22, 2021
Do You Get Into Your Own Head? | The Resilient Entrepreneur #70
In our 70th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin asks if we are halting our progress forward by creating a mental block whenever things don't go as planned.
10:59
June 17, 2021
Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant's Trainer (Tim Grover) | The Resilient Entrepreneur #69
In our 69th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin recounts interviews and snippets he has read from the former trainer of two basketball legends. These two are perfect examples of how there is always room for growth and improvement in your area of expertise.
10:21
June 15, 2021
Not Another Platitude | The Resilient Entrepreneur #68
In our 68th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin encourages listeners to find mottos or mantras to live by that are actually inciteful or beneficial to our growth, rather than meaningless sayings / platitudes.
09:17
June 10, 2021
How Well Are You Managing Your Resources? | The Resilient Entrepreneur #67
In our 67th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin utilizes a few examples from his clients to demonstrate how simple resource management can create more value for you and your business.
09:52
June 8, 2021
Don't Be Vanilla | The Resilient Entrepreneur #66
In our 66th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin explains the importance of creating meaningful or 'flavorful' connections. Having plain or 'vanilla' connections will not be advantageous in creating beneficial partnerships for your business.
09:02
June 3, 2021
Biggest Line Item Expense? | The Resilient Entrepreneur #65
In our 65th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin presents his most effective way that he has found to shrink the biggest expense you face at your business. Listen in to see how you could be earning more of your money through simple conversation.
11:02
June 1, 2021
How do you Learn? | The Resilient Entrepreneur #64
In our 64th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin explains his best method for learning and how he has stayed a perpetual student, gathering knowledge through 'doing' over the years.
10:24
May 27, 2021
Don't Be a 'Michael' | The Resilient Entrepreneur #63
In our 63rd episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin shares his own 'Michael' (aka 'Karen') story, and follows it up with tips on how to present what you are trying to convey in a more palatable manner.
09:31
May 25, 2021
Who is on Your Team? | The Resilient Entrepreneur #62
In our 62nd episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin asks us to evaluate who exactly we chose to be on our team. Are our teammates going to take us to the championship, or are they not as committed as we'd like them to be?
11:24
May 20, 2021
Learn To Love Your Numbers | The Resilient Entrepreneur #61
In our 61st episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin conveys the importance of regularly checking the different numerical metrics in your company. For example, there may be parts of your company that are extremely profitable, and you would find if you focused on those operations / transactions more, your business as a whole would be more profitable and successful.
10:53
May 18, 2021
Don't Send a Duck to Eagle Training | The Resilient Entrepreneur #60
In our 60th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin explains the importance of placing the right people in the right jobs. If you find someone with a specific underutilized skillset, they may be of more use in other areas of the business.
09:52
May 13, 2021
Take Notes! | The Resilient Entrepreneur #59
In our 59th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin illuminates the importance of keeping track of conversations and information that you have experienced. That information always has the potential to be used as a tool for learning and to become relevant later down the line.
10:23
May 11, 2021
Do Your Research! | The Resilient Entrepreneur #58
In our 58th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin details how to leverage the wealth of information we have online about potential clients / customers in order to appeal to them. Learning about them and/or their interests will always give you another leg to stand on in a conversation.
08:49
May 6, 2021
Time Doesn't Equal Value | The Resilient Entrepreneur #57
In our 57th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin takes an old concept that 'Time Equals Value' and flips it on its head. Take a listen as Kevin elaborates on how the quality of the time you invest in someone is much more important than the quantity.
10:06
May 4, 2021
Interviewing for your Circle | The Resilient Entrepreneur #56
In our 56th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin implores you to think about how you chose the people that you associate yourself with. Are you being equally as deliberate choosing the people in your inner circle as an employer would be choosing their employees?
11:29
April 29, 2021
Are You Making Yourself Happy? | The Resilient Entrepreneur #55
In our 55th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin poses the important question of: Are you making yourself happy? Join us as we discuss how to turn the volume down on the negativity from those around us and how to focus on our supporters and the positivity in business and in life.
10:30
April 27, 2021
Bad Day? Eat a Snickers | The Resilient Entrepreneur #54
In our 54th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin highlights the importance of persevering through the bad days. Everyone has bad days, there's no way to avoid it, but if you can continue to push through, you will always have an advantage above the rest.
10:34
April 20, 2021
Team Meetings are a MUST | The Resilient Entrepreneur #53
In our 53rd episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin breaks down why team meetings are essential for growing your business and what you are missing out on by kicking those meetings to the curb.
11:39
April 15, 2021
What is your 'Why'? | The Resilient Entrepreneur #52
In our 52nd episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin recounts something he sees overall in the successful clients and peers of his. They all have a 'why' or a reason that they do what they do at the level that they do it. They know that 'why' and it drives them every day.
10:35
April 13, 2021
5 Ways to Secure Substantial Growth | The Resilient Entrepreneur #51
In our 51st episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin covers another colleague / client who has reached great success in their field. In this podcast are the 5 ways that this client has been able to elevate their business and observe growth of up to 400%.
09:53
April 8, 2021
5 Attributes that Breed Success | The Resilient Entrepreneur #50
In our 50th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin recalls 5 different attributes which he has observed in a man who has created a top-five practice in his industry: Being Direct, Focused, Leveraged, Performance Based, and Kaizen.
10:04
April 6, 2021
Surround Yourself with Energizers | The Resilient Entrepreneur #49
In our 49th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin explains how important it is to choose individuals who add to your energy and surround yourself with those individuals.
10:26
April 1, 2021
Money Buys Freedom, Not Happiness | The Resilient Entrepreneur #48
In our 48th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin elaborates on how being well off or wealthy can open news doors and provide new freedoms in your life. BUT, how you use those freedoms will dictate your happiness... having a few more 0's in your bank account will not.
09:51
March 30, 2021
Invest in your Greatest Asset | The Resilient Entrepreneur #47
In our 47th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin calculates that a solo oral surgeon will spend roughly $10,000,000 in their lifetime on staffing. Putting that into perspective, does your investment measure up to the value that your team is worth?
10:54
March 25, 2021
Your Numbers are Your Future | The Resilient Entrepreneur #46
In our 46th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin shares his excitement about the role that 'the Numbers' play in a successful business. Kevin focuses on how analyzing the statistics of your business can create a clear path forward into new growth.
10:18
March 23, 2021
Life-Changing Language | The Resilient Entrepreneur #45
In our 45th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin depicts how changing your language could change your life. Optimism in speech can open new doors for you and you business.
09:34
March 18, 2021
Are you ready for a Coach? | The Resilient Entrepreneur #44
In our 44th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin asks an interesting question: Are you ready for a coach? After learning that even the great Tony Robbins has his own coaches and mentors, are you ready and willing to take your entrepreneurship to the next level?
10:11
March 16, 2021
Show, Don't Tell | The Resilient Entrepreneur #43
In our 43rd episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin poses a question: Can you show me you are successful without telling me you are successful? What is on paper isn't important, it's how you apply that experience and knowledge that counts.
06:45
March 11, 2021
Energize Your Business | The Resilient Entrepreneur #42
Don't be an "I will be awake after my 3rd cup of coffee" type of guy or gal! In our 42nd episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin elaborates on how the energy you bring into your place of business can effect you, those around you, and potentially your sales & business as a whole.
10:08
March 9, 2021
Are you presuming too much? | The Resilient Entrepreneur #41
In our 41st episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin asks the question of if we are reading too much into scenarios and predicting the outcome. Are bottle-necking growth for our businesses by presuming to know how these scenarios will turn out?
09:53
March 4, 2021
"I Assume..." | The Resilient Entrepreneur #40
In our 40th episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin tackles the 'I assume" mentality and how you may want to hold back on the assumptions for your business. It is important to note that assumptions don't measure up to the facts.
09:52
March 2, 2021
Are you ready for the Truth? | The Resilient Entrepreneur #39
In our thirty-ninth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin breaks down a quote from Nick Saban and compares the strive for greatness that is mirrored between athletes / coaches and team members / business owners.
07:11
February 25, 2021
Think Bigger | The Resilient Entrepreneur #38
In our thirty-eighth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin asks us to think bigger. Strive to find those areas of opportunities in your business... because a little can go a long way.
08:15
February 23, 2021
Are you a Firefighter or a Builder? | The Resilient Entrepreneur #37
In our thirty-seventh episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin asks the question of whether you are reacting to issues in your business or if you are building towards something in the future.
08:36
February 18, 2021
Feeling vs Knowing | The Resilient Entrepreneur #36
In our thirty-sixth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin tackles the differences between what you feel and what you know to be true when it comes to how your office and/or team are performing.
09:21
February 11, 2021
To Do Lists! | The Resilient Entrepreneur #35
In our thirty-fifth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin illuminates the importance of keeping a to-do list for yourself. He explains that not only will it help you keep track of your goals, but it will give you a sense of accomplishment when completing them!
09:44
February 9, 2021
2021 Productivity
In our thirty-fourth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin discusses 7 different ways that we can increase productivity in our daily work life. Hint: Many of those ways are decreasing distractions!
09:28
February 4, 2021
2021 Entrepreneur | The Resilient Entrepreneur #33
In our thirty-third episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin explains how in 2021, we need to meet our challenges with a proactive state of mind.
07:12
February 2, 2021
Your "Why" Has to Outweigh Your Animosity Towards Change
In our thirty-second episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin recounts a lesson just that he just gave to a pair of clients, "Your why has to outweigh the pain of making a change".
10:16
November 19, 2020
What Are you For? | The Resilient Entrepreneur #31
In our thirty-first episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin urges us to focus on things that our businesses are about and what is going right in them, rather than focusing on things the business isn't shooting towards.
06:26
November 17, 2020
"I'll Try" | The Resilient Entrepreneur #30
In our thirtieth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin tackles the ups and downs of the phrase "I'll Try" used in different scenarios.
06:57
November 12, 2020
Goal Setting - 2021 Edition | The Resilient Entrepreneur #29
In our twenty-ninth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin compares goal setting in 2021 to previous years, and how 2020 should not be the standard that we base this next year off of.
09:53
November 10, 2020
Remain Silent | The Resilient Entrepreneur #28
"It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt". Join us in episode 28 of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast as Kevin interprets and deciphers this quote as it pertains to business and life.
10:25
November 5, 2020
Scarcity vs Abundance Mindset | The Resilient Entrepreneur #27
In our twenty-seventh episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin explains how having a mindset shaped around scarcity can have unintended consequences.
11:13
November 3, 2020
The Problem Solving Superpower | The Resilient Entrepreneur #26
In our twenty-sixth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin highlights the one superpower above all the rest; the ability to solve problems.
09:37
October 29, 2020
NO Excuses, Even in 2020 | The Resilient Entrepreneur #25
In our twenty-fifth episode of... what are you waiting for? Yes you. Just because it's 2020 doesn't mean there is time for excuses. You are limiting your future self and those around you by not taking action today. Start here, take a listen.
11:13
October 27, 2020
"I'll Do It Myself" | The Resilient Entrepreneur #24
In our twenty-fourth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin tackles the "I'll Do It Myself" mentality that some leaders grapple with, which can lead to some unforeseen consequences in the long run.
08:51
October 22, 2020
Battling Discomfort | The Resilient Entrepreneur #23
Welcome back! In our twenty-third episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin explores the reasons for discomfort and explains how taking charge of navigating through our relationships will clear up the unknown.
11:06
October 20, 2020
Results vs Busyness | The Resilient Entrepreneur #22
In our twenty-second episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin breaks down the difference between merely staying busy and getting the results that you are after.
11:39
September 10, 2020
Top Down Leadership | The Resilient Entrepreneur #21
In our twenty-first episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin describes the advantages of top-down leadership. Sometimes we need to step back and let our team handle their jobs while we push the business forward through our jobs as leaders.
09:57
September 8, 2020
Customer Service | The Resilient Entrepreneur #20
In our twentieth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, we discuss how quality customer service has been hard to find, and what you can do to ensure that you and your business shines amongst your competitors.
09:20
September 3, 2020
Influence | The Resilient Entrepreneur #19
In our nineteenth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, we discuss how people are influenced in different ways and how that influence is a large part of what makes effective leaders and employees.
10:29
September 1, 2020
Do You Enjoy Managing? | The Resilient Entrepreneur #18
In our eighteenth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin begins the discussion of whether or not we actually enjoy our roles as managers and leaders in the workplace, which transitions into a conversation about different managing scenarios.
12:50
August 27, 2020
Operating in Fear | The Resilient Entrepreneur #17
In our seventeenth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin discusses how we can sometimes have our motivations or actions changed solely based on our fear of deterring from the norm.
09:44
August 25, 2020
Make Time | The Resilient Entrepreneur #16
In our sixteenth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin reminds us that there is always time to reach our goals, grow and improve, we just have to make that time.
09:24
August 20, 2020
Be Like Steve | The Resilient Entrepreneur #15
In our fifteenth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin implores us to be more like Steve.
08:47
August 18, 2020
Know your Superpower | The Resilient Entrepreneur #14
In our fourteenth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin asks the listeners to take a minute and analyze their "superpower". Utilizing the things you are best at will put you in the most effective position you can be in.
09:38
August 13, 2020
When to Step Back | The Resilient Entrepreneur #13
In our thirteenth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin analyzes the circumstances where it may be a good time to step away from a problem / task and attack it later and/or with help.
08:51
August 11, 2020
Attitude | The Resilient Entrepreneur #12
In our twelfth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin discusses the attitude and mindset involved in creating sustainable success that not only applies to business, but also applies to every other aspect of our lives.
11:26
August 6, 2020
Sales Perceptions | The Resilient Entrepreneur #11
In our eleventh episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin tackles the subject of sales perceptions. How you view what you are selling / offering will influence your customers / patients. Take a listen and let us know how you approach presenting a product / plan to your clientele!
09:29
August 4, 2020
Tough Decisions | The Resilient Entrepreneur #10
In our tenth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin confronts the topic of making difficult, but necessary, choices in order for our businesses to thrive. Take a listen, and let us know what you think in the comments!
09:40
July 30, 2020
Mediocrity | The Resilient Entrepreneur #9
In our ninth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin discusses the importance of avoiding complacency and mediocrity in and out of the workplace. Take a listen and let us know what you think below!
07:46
July 28, 2020
Delegating Personalities | The Resilient Entrepreneur #8
In our eighth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin highlights the importance of finding the perfect roles for different personality types. These personalities should synergize with the roles team members are taking, and should push us towards our goals.
09:21
July 23, 2020
Growth Trumps Frugality | The Resilient Entrepreneur #7
In our seventh episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin explains the importance of having a growth mindset instead of a scarcity mindset when it comes to our businesses. Listen here for insights on developing your business the right way.
08:57
July 21, 2020
Effective Management | The Resilient Entrepreneur #6
In our sixth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, Kevin discusses what it takes to be an effective manager. Listen in as Kevin breaks down management, highlights how managers should be exceptional at getting work done through others, and explains how managing is a learned skill set which can be improved upon.
08:47
July 16, 2020
Team Training ROI | The Resilient Entrepreneur #5
In our fifth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, we discuss the hesitation that some of us may feel about team meetings. Are they really worth our time? How much can we really get out of these meetings? Tune in to find out!
08:58
July 14, 2020
Hiring and Interview Tactics | The Resilient Entrepreneur #4
In our fourth episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, we elaborate on the topic we discussed last time: hiring. This episode, we talked about tactics to employ during the interview process and how to narrow down your search based on who you NEED in your business. Listen and let us know what you think in the comments below!
10:07
July 9, 2020
Hiring Best Practices - 2020 | The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast #3
In our third episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, we discuss a topic many people are concerned about these days: Hiring. How should we present our business to those who are interested in joining our team? What do we do if our star team member has to leave? What should our hiring ads look like? If you are interested in how to find and retain all-star talent, this episode is a great place to start!
09:11
July 7, 2020
Hide, Survive, or Thrive? | The Resilient Entrepreneur #2
In our second episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, we discuss what creates successful entrepreneurs in a world that doesn't always go the way we want it to. Join us in this discussion about the differences between entrepreneurs who are hiding or surviving versus those who are thriving.
09:24
July 2, 2020
Appreciate Your Investments, and Others Will Too | The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast #1
Welcome to the The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast! This is our second video in this new series, but it seemed like a good chance to start fresh with #1 here after our brief hiatus. In our revitalized first episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, we talk about the "Tip of the Iceburg" analogy where others may only see the end result of all of the hard work we put into our business / practices. While it's important for others to know how much work you put into creating your success, it is even more important that YOU take a second to step back to analyze and appreciate yourself for what you have worked on and accomplished.
08:32
June 30, 2020
Positivity & Solutions - Becoming the Next Success Story | The Resilient Entrepreneur #0
Welcome to the newest podcast from Leverage Consulting... The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast! We wanted to customize our content to fit the rapidly changing world around us. We bring you the Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast with a goal in mind to help guide you and your business through whatever life has in store, creating new opportunities to learn and to grow along the way.  In our first episode of The Resilient Entrepreneur Podcast, we take a few minutes to asses our situation and evaluate our next steps. Staying positive and staying solutions-oriented will help ensure that we slingshot out the other end of our current situation with the determination to succeed and thrive for years to come.
04:48
March 26, 2020
Employee Cost
“A few dollars more an hour for a really good, qualified person could end up costing you a whole lot less in the long run”. In this episode, OEP #68, Kevin evaluates the cost of good and bad employees.
09:50
March 19, 2020
You're Not Out of Topics for Your Team Meetings
“Realistically speaking, there’s no way that you’ve covered everything one time or even a couple of times and now you’ve got it”. In this episode, OEP #67, Kevin ensures you that you are, in fact, not out of topics to cover for your team meetings.
05:60
March 17, 2020
Coronavirus - The BENEFITS & SILVER LINING
In this Special Edition of the Organizational Excellence Podcast, Kevin tackles the "what to do" during the coronavirus outbreak. Whether it's going out into the environment and exploring nature, or staying indoors taking care of yourself or your business, Kevin uses this coronavirus update to show the benefits and silver lining that this virus may have for you.
09:10
March 13, 2020
How Do We Turn Our Team Meetings Around?
“It’s not a matter of whether we’re going to have team meetings, it’s just a matter of how good we’re going to make them”. In this episode, OEP #66, Kevin shares 3 tips on how to shine a positive light on your team meetings.
03:54
March 12, 2020
Are Team Meetings Worth Our Time?
“We only need to increase the efficiency by 1.2% to overcome the 2 hours that we invested, not lost, in a team meeting”. In this episode, OEP #65, Kevin weighs the value of team meetings versus the time invested in them.
05:37
March 10, 2020
Walmart Dentistry??
“Are we really trying to compete with Walmart with their cheap prices and their cheap service? I doubt it”. In this episode, OEP #64, Kevin evaluates the different levels of competition that you may face in your business.
08:53
March 5, 2020
Confront Employee Performance
“Your return on investment is so much better just taking those 2-3 hours and investing in that one employee”. In this episode, OEP #63, Kevin explains the importance of investing in our people.
05:39
March 3, 2020
ACTIVITIES and RESULTS
“Those activities are being done inconsistently, they need to be reformulated so we can get the result we are looking for”. In this episode, OEP #62, Kevin reveals the two words that have the most impact in our businesses.
05:10
February 27, 2020
How are you Confronting CONFLICT?
“If you want to manage your team, if you want to have a well oiled machine… get comfortable with conflict”. In this episode, OEP #61, Kevin explains the importance of having healthy conflict in the workplace.
05:40
February 25, 2020
Have You Built A Championship Team?
“If this individual is not going to get us to the championship, they do not belong on our team”. In this episode, OEP #60, Kevin uses the metaphor of a 'championship team' to question if you believe that your team would come home with the 'trophy'.
06:02
February 20, 2020
Focus, Distractions, and Reality
“Focus on your goals, manage your distractions, and remember all the good that you do”. In this episode, OEP #59, Kevin lays out steps to help deal with the reality of the never-ending possibility of distractions and a lack of focus in the workplace.
08:37
February 18, 2020
Analyzing Bonus Systems
“We may reevaluate as needed and reset or restructure a bonus system purely to make sure that we’re working in a way that is going to help us achieve our goals”. In this episode, OEP #58, Kevin explains how bonus systems can be leveraged for the best use in your business.
06:40
February 11, 2020
Learning from Groundhog Day
“That’s not really how successful people go and attack their goals, attack their problems. They don’t wait for things to change”. In this episode, OEP #57, Kevin uses Groundhog Day as a metaphor for how we can become stagnant and complacent in our businesses.
04:26
February 6, 2020
Strategize With OPTIMISM
“Consider spending the majority of your time on what will work with the optimistic view of things as opposed to digging into all the reasons why certain things won't work”. In this episode, OEP #56, Kevin discusses the importance of strategizing with an optimistic outlook.
04:19
February 4, 2020
Lead with POSITIVITY
“If you concentrate your scripting in a positive way and ‘What I can do to help someone else’, I can pretty much guarantee you, you’re going to win ”. In this episode, OEP #54, Kevin conveys the importance of approaching engagements with a positive vocabulary.
05:25
January 30, 2020
Just Say NO
“If you want to evolve into a more effective team member, manager, or business owner, then you have to concentrate on only the things that you could or should do”. In this episode, OEP #54, Kevin discusses the best way to use your time in a productive manner.
05:57
January 28, 2020
Never Settle
“We’ve done it this way could be a compliment in a sense that we had good systems… however, as in everything in life, things change”. In this episode, OEP #53, Kevin uses an important event in medical history as an example of why we should never settle for the status quo.
07:08
January 23, 2020
Proactive Management
“If we’re finding ourselves constantly being reactive, you will constantly feel like a firefighter”. In this episode, OEP #52, Kevin urges you to take out a pencil and follow him along in an exercise to discuss why your clients should be managed proactively instead of re-actively.
04:57
January 21, 2020
The Results Question
“Make this a mantra that ‘Whatever I do today, there has to be somewhere between 1-3 things… that I am going to do to make a difference'”. In this episode, OEP #51, Kevin asks if we are all having not just busy days, but productive days in our businesses.
04:57
January 16, 2020
Persistence and Marketing
"Sometimes it just feels like you're checking a box… In time, you will come to realize that your consistency is going to pay off". In this episode, OEP #50, Kevin elaborates on the importance of consistency and persistence in your business and in marketing.
05:23
January 14, 2020
Leading with ATTITUDE
"You may think about the words that are said, how you are using your voice and really about your body language, because those pieces are the most critical when it comes to leading with attitude". In this episode, OEP #49, Kevin shows how leading with some attitude can get you the results that you are after.
06:32
January 9, 2020
SMILE!
"So in 2020... see if you can lead every interaction with a smile. It's that simple". In this episode, OEP #48, Kevin illuminates how a simple smile can go a long way.
02:53
January 7, 2020
FRUSTRATION & COMMUNICATION
"Start thinking about how well you communicated in 2019, and how you will need to change that in 2020". In this episode, OEP #47, Kevin describes the nature of the duality that frustration and communication share in the workplace.
05:38
January 2, 2020
Check Your Inner Circle
"Check out your inner circle and see if that inner circle is comprised with people who are going to get you ahead in 2020". In this episode, OEP #46, Kevin elaborates on the old saying of "you are who you surround yourself with".
03:27
December 31, 2019
Take Care of #1
"If you take care of number one, it’s one of the cheapest investments you will make, and it will be one of the most impactful investments that you make". In this episode, OEP #45, Kevin explains the importance of taking time to take care of yourself.
07:45
December 26, 2019
Hire To Your WEAKNESS
"You go out and find the folks that are great at leveraging you... you find the folks that are so good they tend to push you". In this episode, OEP #44, Kevin elaborates on how hiring to your weaknesses can strengthen you and your business.
03:50
December 24, 2019
The ADHD Superpower
"I’m going to make this happen, and I will figure out the rest as I go along". In this episode, OEP #43, Kevin showcases how many people who have been identified or diagnosed with ADHD have certain specific traits that allow them to go above and beyond in order to be successful in their field of work.
05:02
December 19, 2019
New HABITS, NOT Resolutions
"The way the world is changing, if you want it, you have to go out and make it happen". In this episode, OEP #42, Kevin emphasizes the importance of not only changing yourself for the new year, but creating new habits over time in order to be successful.
04:20
December 17, 2019
Projection
"We sometimes project our own personal feelings on other individuals". In this episode, OEP #41, Kevin discusses how people have a tendency to project their thoughts or conceptions onto other individuals, leading to missed opportunities when it comes to providing the best possible outcomes for our patients and customers.
06:33
December 12, 2019
2020 Goals - 2020 Vision
"Passive avoidance and taking 'no' as an answer are the two things that are going to be the disease to your progress". In this episode, OEP #40, Kevin summarizes his 8-step process in order to create an ideal vision for the upcoming year.
10:31
December 10, 2019
Tough Decisions
"It's a tough decision because, as an individual, we like the person, but we don't find that the results are there". In this episode, OEP #39, Kevin uses recent examples in the NFL world to convey a message about how tough decisions may not be easy, but are crucial for long-term success.
07:12
December 5, 2019
A Plan for Success
"Ensure that every person included knows exactly what the end result is supposed to be". In this episode, OEP #38, Kevin discusses 4 steps in creating success with activities in your business.
06:20
December 3, 2019
THANK YOU Culture
"We all like to be appreciated in one way, shape, or form". In this episode, OEP #39, Kevin elaborates on the positives of having a "thank you" culture and how we can bring the "thanksgiving" mindset into our personal lives and work lives throughout the year.
04:39
November 28, 2019
The Right Mindset
"They start off with an objective in mind... and then they continue to work until they are either able to get close to or surpass the objective they had". In this episode, OEP #36, Kevin discusses how having the right mindset, open to change, can be very beneficial for your business.
06:01
November 26, 2019
Learn From Everyone
"Whether you love someone, or not so much, you can learn something from everyone". In this episode, OEP #35, Kevin explains that, regardless of how you feel about someone, you can always learn from anyone.
04:32
November 21, 2019
The Annoying Stuff
"Are we staying optimistic and talking about how we overcome that annoying stuff? Because that's what separates the winners from everyone else". In this episode, OEP #34, Kevin discusses how the "annoying stuff" in our daily work life can be dealt with in a productive manner. 
04:14
November 19, 2019
Optimism is KEY
"People who are optimistic tend to be doing more, achieve more, and are happier people". In this episode, OEP #33, Kevin compares and contrasts optimism with pessimism/realism to discuss the impact that being optimistic has in our businesses.
05:52
November 14, 2019
Get Comfortable with Conflict
"The culture of any organization is shaped by the worst behavior the leader is willing to tolerate". In this episode, OEP #32, Kevin explains how engaging in conflict is necessary for an excellent work environment.
05:30
November 12, 2019
Define Your Team Culture
"Team Culture is just anything that you can use or do that helps the team see each other as individuals and human beings". In this episode, OEP #31, Kevin emphasizes the importance of defining a Team Culture that is able to withstand the day-to-day surprises in the workplace.
05:15
November 7, 2019
Make Dentistry A Priority
"When they're not prioritizing dentistry, that means we need to do a better job". In this episode, OEP #30, Kevin discusses the need for the prioritization of dentistry while he compares dentistry with other products we feel we "need". 
05:37
November 5, 2019
Role Playing is for PERFECTING Communication
Role playing is practice for every day communication within your business. In this episode, OEP #29, Kevin uses his recent experiences to help reiterate the importance of role playing.
03:10
October 31, 2019
GIGO
"Garbage in; Garbage out!". In this episode, OEP #28, Kevin examines how the quality of data that we get back from different programs in our office is only as good as our ability to decipher that data.
04:21
October 29, 2019
Share Your Numbers
"Most team members have NO IDEA whether they are on track... or not". In this episode, OEP #27, Kevin discusses the importance of sharing your practice's quantitative progress with your team.
04:24
October 24, 2019
Get Comfortable with Role Playing
"Role playing is where action talks and complacent head nods walk". In this episode, OEP #26, Kevin highlights role playing as one of the most important tools for the office. It's okay to be uncomfortable!
04:44
October 22, 2019
Team ATTITUDE and PRODUCTIVITY
We have hit the silver checkpoint, 25 episodes down! In this episode, OEP #25, Kevin breaks down and provides examples of how attitudes in the office affect productivity, which will convert into work accomplished.
05:43
October 17, 2019
Making Time for CLARITY
In order to be the MOST productive, we must make time to be the LEAST productive to give our minds the CLARITY to move FORWARD. In this episode, OEP #24, Kevin describes the usefulness of making time for moments of clarity.
03:11
October 15, 2019
Managing by the Exception
In this episode, OEP #23, Kevin asks the question: Are you managing your business based off of the exceptions? In reality, you might be without even noticing.
03:25
October 10, 2019
Dichotomy of Clinical Dentistry and Production Goals
In this episode, OEP #22, Kevin shares his insights on how to approach the complex task of providing impeccable care for the patient while doing what is best for the practice. 
09:04
October 8, 2019
Confronting Conflict in the Workplace
In this episode, OEP #21, Kevin shares his thoughts about how conflict should be confronted in the workplace. Things should not be left up to interpretation.
02:18
October 3, 2019
The Importance of a Great Problem Solver (OEP #20)
In this episode, we celebrate our 20th episode of The Organizational Excellence Podcast with a discussion of the importance of problem solvers in our businesses.
03:13
October 1, 2019
Changing Your Outcome Through Visualization
In this episode, Kevin elaborates on the importance of visualizing positive goals and outcomes in order to garner success for the future of your business.
02:27
September 26, 2019
Checklists vs Results
In this podcast, Kevin breaks down the differences between merely checking an item off of a checklist vs getting the RESULTS that you are looking for.
03:17
September 24, 2019
Cultivating A Team Culture
In this podcast, Kevin explains his six points to cultivate a great Team Culture.
03:46
September 19, 2019
How To Get The Most Out Of Your CE Events
In this podcast, Kevin breaks down three different steps to take in order to bring the energy and knowledge that you obtain from a CE event, training event, mastermind session, etc. back to your business.
04:18
September 17, 2019
Fighting Negativity and Creating Content in Team Meetings
Kevin shares his insights on negativity in Team Meetings as well as his advice for Team Meeting Content.
03:22
September 3, 2019
Right Seat of the Bus
It is important to ensure that you have the right people in the correct seats on the bus in your business.
03:27
August 29, 2019
Feedback
Providing feedback to your team is a major part of your investment in them. By withholding your feedback to save their feelings, you are preventing them from reaching their full potential.
02:26
August 27, 2019
Participation Trophies Don't Work
Handing out "participation trophies" is not a brand new idea specific to younger generations. These "trophies" envelop every generation and do not do us any good in growing our businesses.
03:23
August 22, 2019
Once is Not Enough
Far too many people are expecting instant results in forming a relationship with only a small amount of effort.
03:38
August 20, 2019
Social Media Insights
One dimensional social media posts are boring. Your audience wants variety, give it to them.
02:51
August 13, 2019
Good EGGs
EGGs are a necessary ingredient for the success of your team.
02:07
August 8, 2019
Team Meetings Suck
The success of your business is directly related to the quality and quantity of your team meetings.
04:03
August 6, 2019
Define Who You Are Going To Be
To be or not to be was the question posed by Shakespeare. My question is, who are you going to be?
02:35
August 2, 2019
The ABC's of Scripting
BE: Authentic, Believable, Confident. 
01:40
July 10, 2019
Cleanliness
Cleanliness and Productivity go hand-in-hand.
00:59
July 2, 2019
The 10 Things That Require Zero Talent
This should resonate with every business owner and manager!
00:58
June 29, 2019
Where Am I Supposed To Find and Hire Employees?
Keep your 👀 open for the superstars.....
00:60
May 6, 2019
Complacency is Costly
How often do you go back and look at the PNL from the previous month?
00:59
May 1, 2019
Should I Wait For The Perfect Employee?
 Application of the K.I.S.S. theory. 
00:57
April 23, 2019