A familiar face joins the show today! With plenty of experience in building, growing, and selling businesses, Mark Costes is a thought leader and influencer in the marketplace. In this episode, we talk about the program he created for dental assisting and how he views and uses mistakes to shape his many successes in life and business.
Listen in to learn how he held onto his entrepreneurial spirit and grew his business mindset even in the midst of dental school. You will also hear about the “belt system” that comes into play when he is advising doctors on what kind of ratio to hit when it comes to business development and the development of clinical skills. And don’t miss where Mark sheds light on the opportunities and drawbacks that come with multi-practice ownership.
- 1:51 – Mark’s experience owning and growing practices and businesses.
- 4:19 – What drove him to create something different and bigger.
- 9:32 – How he learned entrepreneurship and the basics of business (and how he held onto those lessons through dental school).
- 13:42 – The best ratio between clinical development and business development.
- 17:20 – What Mark recommends when it comes to multi-practice ownership.
- 20:57 – How he consults and coaches younger dentists who are dealing with a difficult level of debt and a rough market.
- 23:50 – Things that helped him change his trajectory toward dental school and business ownership.
- 26:00 – The upcoming Dental Success Summit.
- 27:47 – What it’s like being out of the dentist’s office.
Featured on the Show:
- Mark Costes: Website | Podcast | YouTube
- Pillars of Dental Success by Dr. Mark Costes
- Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
- The E-Myth by Michael Gerber
- Dental Success Summit
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