The Dentist Freedom Blueprint Podcast

Originally a reluctant recruit into dentistry, Vicki McManus Peterson is now an owner of multiple practices and businesses. She talks about how she navigated through her dental career, partnerships and business development with passion and dedication. Vicki shares a ton of wisdom on partnerships, practice management, business growth and how to evolve personally as life evolves.

Vicki has a passion for growth and helping others to grow and develop their lives and practices. She talks about some important lessons she has learned along the way throughout her full career. Vicki emphasizes the importance of letting your members guide development and putting in the time to nurture and encourage the growth of your team.


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 Minute Markers:

  • 3:05 – How Vicki got “Drafted” into dentistry.
  • 5:17 – Her leadership tendencies and how she got into coaching and speaking.
  • 9:08 – How the Productive Dentist Academy came about and how an important partnership was crucial to this.
  • 11:50 – How they developed the PDA and built it up based on what the members needed.
  • 15:20 – How Vicki and her partner developed spin-offs to what they were doing and navigated that smoothly.
  • 18:03 – How they stayed focused on PDA while managing their spin-offs.
  • 19:23 – Why she believes that growing a business is really about growing and mentoring people.
  • 24:00 – How she developed neighborhood smiles and what she learned from the process.
  • 30:23 – What’s next for Vicki as she looks at the future of her projects and businesses.

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