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Gary Takacs

Gary TakacsMy good friend and the father of dental podcasting, Gary Takacs, is on the show today. His highly acclaimed podcast, The Thriving Dentist, is focused on helping dentists find personal, professional, and financial satisfaction. Gary is also a practice owner, consultant, frequent lecturer, and author. Some of his publications include Dental Economics, Dentistry Today, Dental Management, and AGD Impact. Tune in to the episode to find out what he has in the pipe line and how to get both of us to come speak at your school.

During our time together, we discuss:

  • How to get both of us to come speak at your school
  • Avoiding gloom, doom, and ego
  • Staying hungry late in your career
  • Flipping the traditional career progression on its head


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