Exclusive Preview: “Turn the Team Around” — a Private SOLD OUT DEO Member Event February 21-23, 2019 Nashville, TN

By February 15, 2019DEO, Human Resources, Operations

Many folks come to The DEO wanting quick “how-to’s” to building a dental group — how to decide which software to use; how to form a DSO; how to improve profitability; how to maximize their exit multiple; how to create systems across unconnected offices; and so on.

However, the trend we see is that dentists and executives growing groups quickly realize one thing: It’s about PEOPLE. Dentistry is a people business, more so than most other businesses.

The real questions you should be asking are: How do I develop leaders in my organization? How do I create an atmosphere where team members are empowered to make decisions, and fully “buy in” to the vision? How can my executive team and my associates maximize their potential to reach our goals, and to grow?

This coming week, DEO Members will focus on the heart of every growing dental group: the people and the team. The importance of focusing on people before processes cannot be overstated.

DEO Members will gather in Nashville from February 21-23 for a SOLD OUT Private DEO Member event: “Turn the Team Around,” where they’ll learn the HR keys for building a “leader-driven” dental group. In a dynamic, open-minded, peer-to-peer learning environment, participants will be energized and inspired by speakers David Marquet and Cheryl Penava, and a peer panel of of HR directors.

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Turn the Team Around:”
How To Build a
“Leader-Driven” Team

David Marquet To Teach Intent-Based Leadership

David Marquet is an expert on leadership, a former submarine commander, and author of Amazon #1 Bestseller “Turn the Ship Around! A True Story of Turning Followers Into Leaders,” named by Fortune as a must-read book. 

At “Turn the Team Around,” David will share the story of what he learned, when on short notice, he was assigned as commander of a US nuclear submarine.

Forced to lead differently, he took the crew from worst to first in one year. His new “intent-based” leadership approach quickly created thinking, engaged leaders at every level of the organization.

Cheryl Penava: “Everyone Leads from Where They Are”

Cheryl Penava, VP of Practice Excellence, Mortenson Dental, will present “Effective Onboarding and Learning Management Systems.” Cheryl has a unique background of leadership experiences.

She has worked for several Fortune 500 companies: BellSouth Advertising & Publishing, Allstate Financial, and Humana. Her areas of expertise include operational best practices, learning and development, leadership development, and change management.

In her presentation, Cheryl will share her passion for developing people so they can help to achieve operational excellence, resulting in outstanding patient care. She believes everyone leads from where they are!

Learning Together: Peer Roundtables and HR Director Panel

Members will also get a chance to learn from their colleagues and peers:

  • Panel of HR Directors in DEO Member Groups
    “Success with HR Directors” This panel of HR Directors from dental groups with 40-100 employees will share their perspectives on building successful teams.
  • DEO Peer Learning Roundtable Sessions
    DEO Members and Faculty will share how they handle all things HR, from leader development to maximizing employee performance and everything in between.

Bummed You Are Missing This One-of-a-Kind Workshop?

Here’s a sampling of the outstanding events available exclusively to DEO Members:

Don’t miss out on these events and exclusive DEO Member community resources geared toward helping you not only grow your DSO, but become a more effective leader. Click here to learn more about DEO Membership and to apply!

P.S.: Don’t forget about the upcoming 2019 DEO Summer Summit: “The Emerging Future of Group Dentistry,” June 27-29, Phoenix, AZ — register now before the early bird price is gone!