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Thriving at Work: How to Engage a Disengaged Team

Thriving at Work: How to Engage a Disengaged Team

2/24/2023 10:26:00 AM   |   Comments: 0   |   Views: 62

Thriving at Work: How to Engage a Disengaged Team




All-Star Dental Academy Founder and CEO Alex Nottingham JD MBA speaks with All-Star’s Director of Hiring and VP of Coaching Robyn Reis.

In today’s fast-paced business world, it’s more important than ever to ensure your team is engaged and thriving in the workplace. Disengaged teams can lower productivity and morale, making it difficult to succeed on a larger scale. In this podcast, we’re talking about how to foster an environment in which your team can thrive.

Our guest is Robyn Reis, director of hiring and VP of Coaching at Allstar Dental Academy, who has experience guiding hundreds of practices in the areas of administration, marketing, HR, hiring, and team culture.

Robyn will take us through what it means to Thrive at Work and why it’s important to practice success. We’ll also discuss what steps you can take to start engaging and motivating your team right away. Finally, Robyn will give you one simple thing you can do tomorrow that will make a big difference in the workplace environment. By the end of the podcast, you’ll have a better understanding of how to create a thriving workspace that both you and your team will look forward to every day!

Key takeaways


[00:10] Introducing today’s topic and guest

[02:19] What does thriving at work mean?

[03:46] Why is this important for the dental team?

[06:02] Work-life Balance: Make the Most of Your Precious Time

[14:32] How the office environment and your coworkers affect your ability to thrive

[18:38] Why is investing in your team important?

[26:12] What is All-Star Hiring?

[30:17] What’s the one thing you can do tomorrow in your workplace to become more engaged

Notable quotes

  • Thriving at work means enjoying the people we work with, enjoying the work we’re doing, having opportunities for growth and learning, and being energized and motivated by the actual meaningful work we do.
  • When you work in an environment that you’re energized with and are motivated by, you tend to have less stress.
  • Gallup just came out with a report saying that three-quarters of the workforce is disengaged.
  • We have to get okay first for the patients to be okay.
  • As a leader, you have to make those investments in the team. And it’s not just financial, but also time.
  • If you think good employees are expensive, try bad employees.


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Robyn Reis

Robyn is the Director of Hiring and VP of Coaching at All-Star Dental Academy. She is also a certified HR consultant with Bent Ericksen & Associates and guest faculty at The Pankey Institute. She helps hundreds of practices with practice administration, marketing, HR, hiring, and team culture.

Alex Nottingham JD MBA

Alex is the CEO and Founder of All-Star Dental Academy®. He has authored the dental practice game-changer book “Dental Practice Excellence” and co-wrote a bestselling book with Brian Tracy. Alex has shared the stage with Michael Gerber (the author of “The E–Myth Revisited”), and lectures nationally and internationally to prestigious dental organizations. He is a former Tony Robbins top coach and consultant, having worked with companies upwards of $100 million. His passion is to help others create personal wealth and make a positive impact on the people around them. Alex received his Juris Doctor (JD) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Florida International University.

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