10+ Location Managed DSOs - What Do You Need to Succeed?

At the 10+ location practice level, another set of issues appears. Even though you now have your spreadsheets, KPIs, SOPs, operational policies, organizational charts, defined accountabilities, experienced staff and senior executives in the right positions, it’s still not working at the level you know is possible. 


Types of Managed DSOs
Types of Managed DSOs

Acknowledging the Problems

You’re just not firing on all cylinders.

Your numbers aren’t bad, but they’re not great either. Expenses seem a little out of control, but you’re working on that. The company feels sluggish — not acutely responsive. It feels as though it takes longer than it should to get things done. Everything requires too much effort. It’s hard to sustain your momentum.

Most of your attention so far has been on financing, operations, systems and processes, and hiring for skill. You’ve achieved moderate growth through scaling and replication, but now growth is stagnant. You need more energy to make things happen.

The Missing Links You Need for Breakthrough Growth and Stability

What is missing that would significantly increase productivity and directly enhance performance? What has been neglected or overlooked?

The answer: Leadership and culture.

The quality and potency of leadership that got you to this level won’t get you much higher. The senior team — not just you — needs to lead. Your senior team needs to be more responsible and accountable, and operate with greater integrity. They need to be far more self-governing and self-managing. That means your leadership must also transform to include more than one leader.

The culture that has been loosely developed does not have the conditions necessary for solid trusting relationships, strong communication, or consistent enforcement of accountabilities.  Culture is the king — not a bunch of pawns on the board.

It’s now time for strong leadership development of yourself and the senior staff, in addition to focused cultural development throughout the enterprise.         

How can The DEO help you get there?

With Our 4-Part Framework

Grow Yourself

To transform from dentist to dentist entrepreneur you will need a specific set of skills you might not have right now.

It starts with your vision. Where do you see yourself, your company, and your team in the future?

To implement that vision successfully we help you develop your ability to communicate, manage talent, coach your people, manage technology, make decisions, and ultimately improve your self-awareness.

Grow Your People

“If you have the right people on the bus [i.e. in your practice], the problem of how to motivate and manage people largely goes away. […] The WHO question comes before WHAT decisions – before vision, before strategy, before organizational structure, before tactics. First Who, then what – as a rigorous discipline, consistently applied.” —Jim Collins, Best-selling author of Good to Great

The “People” decisions you make are most crucial in your practice. They can make or break your path to more growth.

We’ll show you how to make sure you’re hiring the best and what other dentist entrepreneurs in our organization have done to hire better.

Grow Your Business

Most business obstacles (i.e. opportunities for growth) can be separated into 4 distinct areas:

  1. People
  2. Top-line
  3. Bottom-line
  4. Cash flow

You will be exposed to and learn how to better implement:

  • Strategic frameworks aimed at building scenarios for leadership, culture, and growth as well as how to design, sequence, and implement them in a synergistic way to perfectly fit your situation.
  • The types and importance of, key performance measures at your different stages of growth
  • How to make your practice’s vision a reality.

Grow Your Support Network

Getting connected with the right people and resources can really accelerate your practice’s success.

Surrounding yourself with other achievers and visionaries will stretch and challenge you (and your practice) to grow.

Why Choose Our Network?

  • To get connected with the best of the best people and resources to accelerate your practice’s success so you don’t have to break your back spending unnecessary time or money to reinvent the wheel.
  • To surround yourself with other achievers and visionaries will stretch and challenge you (and your practice) to grow.
  • The collaborative environment of the program ensures you’ll be able to take an honest look at where you are, where you want to be, and how to get there. You’ll be able to identify threats and opportunities to your current business structure.

A network of friends and acquaintances you can mastermind with when stuck—is priceless.

You’re always 1 connection away from anything you want in life.

It’s time for you to join other like-minded peers and transform your practice and your life:

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