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1838: Utilizing & Maximizing CEO Time Pt. 1

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On today’s episode, we delve into a riveting discussion with Dr. Summer Kassmel, Dr. Kelly Dove, and the GSD Queen, Ashley Hirschfeld, the COO of Dental Success Network. The focus is on a crucial pivot—transitioning from a primarily clinical role to a clinical/executive hybrid, emphasizing the crafting of ‘CEO time’ amidst bustling schedules. This episode is the first part of a two-part series unraveling the mysteries of non-clinical deep work and how to integrate high-value tasks effectively.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understanding CEO Time: Discover the essence of setting aside dedicated CEO time for non-clinical, high-value tasks, and why it’s a game-changer for dental professionals evolving into executive roles.
  • Avoiding the Chair-Side Trap: Learn about the common pitfall of defaulting to chair-side tasks and how to channel your focus on executive functions without getting bogged down by clinical duties.
  • Navigating the Identity Shift: Delve into the emotional and practical aspects of transitioning from clinician to CEO, and why this shift is often laden with challenges.
  • Crafting Effective Systems: Uncover the core elements vital to integrating into your system during CEO time to drive productivity and strategic focus.
  • Dodging Task-Oriented Pitfalls: Understand why it’s crucial to avoid task-oriented time chunks during dedicated deep work sessions, and how to structure your CEO time for maximal impact.
  • Drawing Boundaries: Learn the art of setting clear boundaries with your team to minimize distractions and amplify the value derived from your CEO time.

Be sure to tune in tomorrow for the concluding episode of this enlightening two-part series. Become a part of the transformative discussions by joining the Dental Success Network at See you in the next episode!