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Creating a Culture of Possibility – Libby Gill

The most significant – and often overlooked – element in the workplace today, hope is the critical component that drives success. There’s an old joke… “If you’re leading and nobody’s following, maybe you’re just taking a walk.” So what are those elusive qualities of leadership that create the kind of engaged and collaborative followship that drives high performance? That’s a question that has been discussed and debated by everyone from Alexander the Great to Jack Welch. I believe that there…

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Do You Know How Others Perceive You? – Libby Gill

  • March 25, 2016
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You don’t always need a formal 360 Assessment to see how others see you. Try this simple strategy to determine other’s perceptions of you… When I was heading public relations for one of the entertainment studios, I hired a talented woman I’ll call Victoria. She had an Ivy League education, impeccable references and an impressive résumé. Victoria had only been on board about a month when my staff discovered that it was her birthday. A lively mix of marketing and…

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Giving Back to Those in Need – Dr. Cyndi Blalock

It’s so nice to be needed, isn’t it?  As dentists, we can pretty much bet every single person will need us for something at one point or another.  Most people know that a broken tooth, a cavity, or a toothache means a dentist is the best person to help them solve their problem.  But for those that are unable to see a dentist due to financial reasons or because there isn’t a dentist where they live, it can be a…

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Giving Back 1,000 Smiles at a Time – Maboby “BB” Bahadarkhann

 In 1983, my parents fled the killing fields of Cambodia for the relative safety of a refugee camp in Thailand. This is where I was born. Ten months after my birth, my family was sponsored as refugees and was able to relocate to Chicago, Illinois. The United States truly was the “land of opportunity” and my family did well. My parents had three more children, all girls, and relocated to Orange County, California. After graduation and a brief stint in…

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A Night at the Museum by Jennifer Ochman

Where can you see a dental set that cleaned the teeth of royalty, or a massive dental cabinet built specifically for the Centennial Exhibit of 1876? At the National Dental Museum on the grounds of the University of Maryland, Baltimore. On Thursday, June 4, a team from Benco Dental traveled to Baltimore to help host the Lucy Hobbs Project annual celebration. I got to be part of that group and when we weren’t helping, we were checking out the dental…

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