4 Ways to Inspire and Uplift Your Team!

4 Ways to Inspire and Uplift Your Team!

What is one of your biggest assets in your dental practice? It's your team!

You are great at being a dentist, but without your team to help with all the other duties and functions required, a successful practice would just not be sustainable.

Without your team, your practice would not function properly, so because of that, it’s important that your team feel inspired, encouraged and want to come into work every day. In order to achieve success, you need to always be thinking of ways to motivate and inspire your team.

Here are 4 ways to inspire and uplift your team!

Open Communication

Communication would involve everyone in your practice, and it shouldn’t just be a one sided conversation. There needs to be a constant flow of communication between you and your team. By having open communication, you can update your team with what needs to be done, or goals you may have in place for the practice, but they can also share their ideas, suggestions, opinions and feedback.

Having this open communication will have a positive impact on your practice because everyone will be comfortable sharing ideas and communicating with the team. Check in regularly with you team to give them the opportunity to share any ideas or any stresses they may be feeling.

Make sure you are available to contact and be open and approachable in your attitude to communication. This will make your staff feel involved in the business and its operations which will further motivate them to achieve better results.

Encourage teamwork

Create an environment where people enjoying coming into work. Encouraging and promoting teamwork boosts productivity because it makes employees feel more engaged. You can do this by holding team-building events or finding other opportunities for your team members to bond and get to know one another. It also helps create a positive team environment/culture.

Give positive feedback and reward your team

The power of positive acknowledgements is sometimes overlooked but showing appreciations helps inspire your team. When employees are putting in the hard work and doing outstanding work, make sure to tell them that you’re grateful and be specific in your praise. Reward your team for hard work, whether this in the form of monetary rewards, gifts, perks or more responsibility and independence.

Share your vision and set clear goals

You can only motivate and inspire your team if they know what they are working towards. Make sure your employees are aware of your vision and what your ultimate goals are for your practice. This encourages everyone to work together to achieve better results. As well as this, regularly set clear and measurable goals that are framed by this vision so that you and your teams can track progress and they are able to see their success in a tangible way.

If you need help implementing these strategies, that is what we do best!  Contact us HERE and we would love to see how we can help you inspire YOUR team and grow your practice to new heights!