Do’s and don’ts for motivating your team

As a practice leader, one of your top priorities is to motivate your team. A motivated team performs better, and a team that performs better increases practice production.

Practice Success Do

Treat your team like customers. Design annual customer service plans for your team that include fun surprises, events, team-building activities, and bonuses.

Practice Success Dont

Don’t forget to encourage your team. When a team member does an excellent job, they should know it. You should seek out opportunities to give compliments to staff daily. 

Dr. Roger P. Levin is CEO of Levin Group, a leading practice management and marketing consulting firm. To contact him or to join the 40,000 dental professionals who receive his Practice Production Tip of the Day, visit or email

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