Managing, Skills & Reference

“Inbound Marketing” by by Brian Halligan, Dharmesh Shah and David Scott

Doctor's will find the discussion of approaches to using social media inInbound Marketing significantly different than what has been used…

“Jack Welch and the GE Way” by Robert Slates

Management & leadership of the legendary CEO For any size business leader and manager Welch has a perspective that can't…

“Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box” by The Arbinger Institute

 When I work with practices it is a common experience to talk with staff about how the practice is performing.…

“Leading Change” by John Kotter

A description of the authors perceptive work on eight steps that facilitate change for any business entity. Helps CEOs and…

“Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times” by Donald T. Phillips

In short, this is a book Doctor CEO’s should read. Each of the book’s 15 chapters targets a different leadership…

“Management Challenges for the 21st Century” by Peter F. Drucker

The all time great business writer provides more guidance. For all doctors, in our view, this man's name should be…

“Newton’s Gift : How Sir Isaac Newton Unlocked the System of the World” by David Berlinski

An ancient account of sleuthing and thinking that helped our collective understanding of the workings of the world. A wonderful…

“Only the Paranoid Survive: How to Exploit the Crisis Points that Challenge Every Company and Career” by Andy Grove

If you have not read this book, you should. It helps fill in a lot of discussion point from a…

“Permission Marketing: Turning Strangers into Friends, and Friends into Customer” by Seth Godin and Don Peppers

What is the difference between broad based and narrow targeted marketing for professional practices. A LOT! This book emphasizes how…

“Playing to Win” by A.G. Lafley and Roger Martin

A practical guide to strategy, “Playing to Win” uses examples from Lafley’s first tenure at Procter & Gamble (he’s returned…

“Poor Charlie’s Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger” by Charles T. Munger

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS, CFP, author and originator of the well regarded Danenberg's Lifetime Investing Plan™ available through the Special…

“Practice What You Preach: What Managers Must Do To Create a High-Achievement Culture” by David H. Maister

You'll find insights here that will challenge you and your organization to aim higher (even if you think you are…

“Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence” by Daniel Goleman, Annie McKee and Richard Boyatzis

In the ongoing search for what is the sum and substance of effective leadership, there are proponents of what is…

“Promoting Emotional Intelligence in Organizations” by Cary Cherniss and Mitchel Adler

Basically this is a story of success, focusing on recounting selected organizations that have applied emotional intelligence and a good…

“Reclaiming the Fire” by Dr. Steven Berglas

You know the statistics, there is an alarming number of dentists that seem to have significant mid-term troubles and even…

“The EQ Edge: Emotional Intelligence and Your Success” by Steven J. Stein, Ph.D. and Howard E. Book, M.D.

 If you accept the theory and can understand the practice of emotional intelligence, this work offers specifics on how to…

“The Four Pillars of Investing: Lessons for Building a Winning Portfolio” by William J. Bernstein

Recommended by Dr. Al Danenberg in his Lifetime Investing Plan Special Report newsletter      

“The Heart of Change: Real-life Stories of How People Change Their Organizations” by John P. Kotter and Dan S. Cohen

John Kotter is a professor at Harvard Business School and previously wrote Leading Change. See the description of that book…

“The Leadership Challenge: How to Keep Getting Extraordinary Things Done in Organizations” by James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner

Offers more specifics than the usual book on leadership. In this case the focus is on five items effective leaders undertake…