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Shared Practices

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Your roadmap to practice ownership

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With years of topics and segments that span from how to purchase your first practice to understanding the day-to-day operations of your business, Shared Practices takes the mystery out of practice ownership and puts the information directly in your hands. 

This podcast is for...

Students

Understand what it takes to purchase, run and manage your own practice with Shared Practices, The Seasons.

Pre-Owners

Want to own but don’t know where to start? In The Pursuit of Ownership, we’ll show you how to find the practice of your dreams.

Owners

When you’re a seasoned owner, but your practice isn’t growing, Practice Under Water points you in the right direction.

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Latest Episodes

Check back every Monday, Friday, and Wednesday to see the latest episodes drop.

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The Pursuit of Ownership

June 9, 2021

Season

50

Min

Everything You Need to Know About HR

We're joined by Paul Edwards, CEO of CEDR HR SOLUTIONS. We learn to solve our employee problems within the bounds of legal--even if flawed--frameworks. Plus, gym memberships? Lyft? We learn what increasingly common types of benefits are actually useful to employees, and actually give you more ROI on your people.

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The Seasons

June 7, 2021

Season

6

53

Min

Richard Confronts Old Partner

Richard interviews former Guided Practice Solutions DSO partner Dr. Hunter Smith. Richard had ownership in his and Dr. Little's practices. After parting ways amicably, these two now speak freely about their experience around leadership, ownership, and why Richard had to call it quits.

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Practice Under Water

June 4, 2021

Season

41

Min

Doubling Production in 2021 Part I

Brandon's only hygienist quit right before acquiring the practice. Sidetracked by doing his own hygiene, hiring and training a new-grad hygienist, and discovering the seller's provider-dependent model, Brandon's challenge is right in front of him: keep the longterm vision while sifting through repeated banal challenges.

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The Pursuit of Ownership

June 2, 2021

Season

45

Min

An Acquisition with Aging Staff

Payton personally knows our anonymous guest "Eric". Eric has listened to the podcast since the very first episode. He knows the philosophy, he has an acquisition in mind, and he's already met with Suzanne for due diligence. With the practice's extensive use of--wait for it--the Yellow Pages, and a staff that may retire soon, can Payton help him get ready to turn this thing around?

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The Seasons

June 7, 2021

Season

6

53

Min

Richard Confronts Old Partner

Richard interviews former Guided Practice Solutions DSO partner Dr. Hunter Smith. Richard had ownership in his and Dr. Little's practices. After parting ways amicably, these two now speak freely about their experience around leadership, ownership, and why Richard had to call it quits.

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The Seasons

May 31, 2021

Season

6

50

Min

How to Compete in a Gigantic Suburb

We're joined by two former US Army dentists: Dr. Dustin Dodd and Dr. Emily Dodd. After doing a complete digital overhaul (there was literally a typewriter at the front desk) early in practice ownership, they're now advancing in their SEO. Competing in America's second-largest suburb is not easy. Richard helps document their ownership journey.

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The Seasons

May 24, 2021

Season

6

77

Min

Growth, Skills...and Taxes, live with Justin Moody

Live from the Dentists, Implants and Worms set, Justin Moody joins us today. After catching up, Richard and Justin have a candid conversation about growth, how often we unnecessarily refer out, and developing skills you thought were difficult. Plus a little riffing about taxation near the end for our listeners.

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The Seasons

May 17, 2021

Season

6

51

Min

VP of Content Strategy at Spear Education

We continue covering many aspects of marketing and growing your practice in different areas. Today we welcome back VP of Content Strategy at Spear Education, Adam McWethy. We talk about barometers of success such as new patient flow and team communication. Plus, Adam tells how a good website, lots of reviews, and a digital presence is NOT an ultimate goal; it's only the foundation for future marketing.

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The Pursuit of Ownership

June 9, 2021

Season

50

Min

Everything You Need to Know About HR

We're joined by Paul Edwards, CEO of CEDR HR SOLUTIONS. We learn to solve our employee problems within the bounds of legal--even if flawed--frameworks. Plus, gym memberships? Lyft? We learn what increasingly common types of benefits are actually useful to employees, and actually give you more ROI on your people.

Listen On:
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The Pursuit of Ownership

June 2, 2021

Season

45

Min

An Acquisition with Aging Staff

Payton personally knows our anonymous guest "Eric". Eric has listened to the podcast since the very first episode. He knows the philosophy, he has an acquisition in mind, and he's already met with Suzanne for due diligence. With the practice's extensive use of--wait for it--the Yellow Pages, and a staff that may retire soon, can Payton help him get ready to turn this thing around?

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The Pursuit of Ownership

May 26, 2021

Season

44

Min

Catching up with George

After officially meeting our new cohost Steven, he and Payton get to ask George pointed questions about not only his management style; but actual experiences with his staff. Training, empowering, and correcting--plus, his ironclad boundaries regarding office contact...listen in!

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The Pursuit of Ownership

May 19, 2021

Season

54

Min

Unmasking Our Anonymous Guest "Virgil"

Payton follows up with our real-guest-fake-name Virgil, who is disavowing his alias and honoring us with his real identity: Dr. Dushyant Patel. Last we checked, Dr. Patel was a was an associate with an abundance mindset--and a fear-based, overly-conservative employer. He's had since August to do it; did Virgil break out on his own?

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Practice Under Water

June 4, 2021

Season

41

Min

Doubling Production in 2021 Part I

Brandon's only hygienist quit right before acquiring the practice. Sidetracked by doing his own hygiene, hiring and training a new-grad hygienist, and discovering the seller's provider-dependent model, Brandon's challenge is right in front of him: keep the longterm vision while sifting through repeated banal challenges.

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Practice Under Water

May 28, 2021

Season

44

Min

Phoebe Has Growth but No Direction Part II

With a giant patient pool and a giant career tipping point ahead, Phoebe's trying to decide whether drop insurance and shrink the practice, or commit to growth and everything that comes with it. Even with recent growth from $1.3MM in collections to $1.7MM, Phoebe has a tough call ahead.

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Practice Under Water

May 21, 2021

Season

47

Min

Phoebe Has Growth but No Direction Part I

Phoebe's lease was slowly running out. But there was no commercial real estate available in her area. Her solution? Buy another practice--with the real estate included. After merging these two practices, our real-doc-fake-name Phoebe is taking the time she needs to assess her vision, leadership--and growing pains.

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Practice Under Water

May 14, 2021

Season

51

Min

A $1.2MM Practice for $400k? Part II

Brittany and her sister bought a 6-op periodontal office 2 months ago. Today in Part II, Suzanne helps Brittany through her scarcity mindset. We want her to push through $100k/mo in revenue, and sleep peacefully at night. Is she going to pull it off?

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