Ep #217: Jake Puhl – The Future of Dentistry

In this episode, I am joined by Jacob Puhl. As CEO of the Dentist Entrepreneur Organization (DEO), Jake provides group practice leaders with the resources and support they need to unify their team by thinking like a CEO. After years of guiding entrepreneurs, Jake has plenty of knowledge about running a tight business that he is going to share with us today.

We touch on what brought Jake to dentistry, where he thinks dentistry as a business is going, and the importance of accepting change if you want to accelerate your practice’s growth. Listen in if you are a committed dentist-entrepreneur looking to grow and learn as a business professional.

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Minute Markers:

  • 01:20 – An overview of Jake’s career and background.
  • 03:48 – What brought him to dentistry.
  • 05:55 – Where he thinks dentistry is going.
  • 08:44 – Why you must run a practice like a business and think like a CEO.
  • 13:28 – The aspirations and visions for DEO.
  • 15:20 – How we can accept change for the better of our companies.
  • 17:00 – How to figure out who you are and where you want your career to go.
  • 20:42 – The situations some of you are in and what your options are going forward.
  • 24:00 – Whether selling to your own associate is an exit option.
  • 26:55 – How to get out of a rut.
  • 30:40 – Key concepts to take away from this episode.

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