Month: October 2020

NDP Weekly Mentorship Episode 12: How do You Hold Yourself Accountable

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-nutiq-f0b8f2 Accountability is a very important aspect of self improvement and development. Accountability can come in the form of internal and external. Internal accountability is the systems, checks and measures that we develop to make sure we are doing what we have set out to do. In dental school when you prep a crown or …

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The Journey of an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with Mr. Aaron Thomas

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-gha4n-f0666a The Noobie Dentist Podcast – Dr Aaron Thomas Episode Run Time: 00:46:58   Intro In this week’s episode I had the awesome opportunity to chat with Mr. Aaron Thomas (see bio below). Mr. Thomas is an OMFS in Melbourne, Austrlaia and has become an amazing mentor for myself and my co-residents this year. In …

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NDP Weekly Mentorship Series Episode 11: The Power of the Morning Routine

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ipk4a-f00d2d Morning routines are a hot topic and have been well discussed, written about and practices by many people. Morning routines are a great way to implementing new habits, experimenting and gaining control over your day.  As Tim Ferriss says, “If you win the morning, you win the day” Some of favourite books on this …

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NDP Weekly Mentorship Series Episode 10: How to Deal with Setbacks

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-miz2d-ef6851 Ray Dalio often talks about one his favourite principles in life being “Pain + Reflection = Progress” As dentists, we are performing challenging procedures day in and day out. It is not uncommon, specially in our early career, to face adversity and setbacks during various clinical procedure. Complications and unexpected outcomes are not pleasant …

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NDP Weekly Mentorship Series Episode 9: Talent vs Effort and the Importance of Grit

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-meww8-eed20c In this week’s episode I summarize what I have learned from Angela Duckworth’s book Grit. I recently finished this book and it has become one of my recent favourites and so I am excited to share what I have learned from it.  Grit – explores what it takes to become successful in any line …

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