How do you nourish your team?

How do you nourish your team?

Last week, when I was a guest on Howard Farran's wildly popular "Dentistry Uncensored" Howard told me a story about the front desk team at his dental office. Years ago, Howard noticed that the two young women who managed the front desk area were often hungry.... and...

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Are you embarrassed by this?

Are you embarrassed by this?

Are you embarrassed by the way your waiting room or treatment room looks and feels? Do you know it could be better, but you just don't know how to redesign the space to feel more professional without a big wad of bills suddenly appearing in your hands to pay for what...

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When to tweak your new design

When to tweak your new design

I recently worked with one of my favorite clients who shared that after she redesigned her treatment room, something she couldn't identify was not quite right. I knew it was time for a tweak. After our session, I gave her the following easy design homework: 1) 1 new...

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What to do when it’s slow

What to do when it’s slow

When I helped my clients at In-Symmetry Wellness Spa in San Francisco redesign their space, it was a few months before their super slow summer season kicked in. One month after they installed my new design and into the summer, I sat down for breakfast with the owner,...

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Why is the dentist treatment room so small?

Why is the dentist treatment room so small?

Dear Ones, Does anyone know the answer to this question: "Why are 80% of dentist's treatment rooms only a little bigger than the size of a closet?" Yesterday I was the guest on the wildly popular dentist podcast, "Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran." While we...

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Demi Moore’s missing two front teeth

Demi Moore’s missing two front teeth

Did you catch Demi Moore a few days ago on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, talking about her two front teeth falling out due to stress? She even shared a selfie with her front tooth missing. In case you didn't see it, I'm showing that selfie above. “My children...

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How to be a lighthouse

How to be a lighthouse

Above image - Dr. Adam Diesburg, DDS, McMinnville, Oregon in his dental office. On the last episode of Season 1 of The Wellness Design Podcast, Rhea and I dive into the subject of how the story of your space--when told authentically and with a nurturing, healing...

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Jimmy Carter just did this

Jimmy Carter just did this

Did you hear about the recent airplane love Jimmy Carter gave to all the passengers on a Delta flight from Atlanta to Washington DC? Before the plane took off, President Carter walked down the aisle of the entire plane and shook hands with every passenger on it. One...

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Bing-listen to this

Bing-listen to this

Hi Peeps, You know how when you're struggling with a particular aspect of the design of your waiting room or treatment room, and then you hear something and suddenly you have that "aha" moment and your face lights up like this: (I love sloths.) Helping you find design...

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How to know when your wellness space is sick

How to know when your wellness space is sick

How do you know when your work space, aka your medical or healthcare office or wellness business environment is sick? Well, you would first look at the symptoms of the illness in the same way you might first treat a patient who is sick. Here are 8 common symptoms of a...

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