Getting High Performing Employees

The 3 steps to getting a high quality, high performing dental team.

I don’t think I can count how many times I have received this question in some form or another from fellow dentists so I definitely thought this is something I should share with you:

“Ginger can you just talk to one of my employees and get them to do what they need to do?”

I have many thoughts about that, especially after many years in private practice myself.  Although, while it isn’t my job to talk to your employees, it is definitely something that needs to be addressed.  So I have 3 strategies to get your team members on board to perform better.

The first (and very important) step is looking to see if they are truly the right person for that job.  Not everyone is a right fit for everything and sometimes no amount of training or “talking to” can change that.  You can never make an employee do what they don’t want to do.  And this is nothing personal, it’s just a fact of life.

Click on the video image below to watch.

When my private clients are looking to expand their team I have several stages we send the new prospective employees through.  We look at subjective and objective things to run an analysis on them.  It helps the employer make a better informed decision before investing in someone new.

In the video, I explain the next 2 steps on how you can make sure you have done everything you can to ensure a quality employee’s success.  Because it all comes down to your patients.  And you can’t provide them with the best quality care if you don’t have the highest caliber team you can possibly have.  Which sometimes means just letting someone go.

So take a few minutes to watch the video and see if you need to invest in your team to take them from good to great, or just let them go.  But I assure you, if you apply these 3 steps with the right quality employee you will succeed every time.


In this video, you’ll learn about:

  • How to get your team members on board
  • How to improve the quality of an employee
  • When it’s time to just let them go
Please take a few minutes and watch the video above– do it for you and for your practice.