Everybody wants to be a great leader, but not everyone will have the opportunity. One way to become a great leader is to be a great follower. Leaders that recognize the different follower types and characteristics can transform good followers into great ones. This article looks into those different follower types and characteristics exhibited by great followers. Developing today's followers will create tomorrow's leaders and will successfully project the organization into the future.
The Truth about the Medical Device Tax and Your Laboratory
As more members of the dental laboratory technology profession are discovering that the Medical Device Tax (MDT) will be taking effect on Jan. 1, 2013, there has been considerable discussion on several of the Internet forums. Unfortunately, there are several misperceptions out there likely based on misinformation.
Understanding Healthcare Reform and Your Laboratory
Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court voted to sustain nearly all clauses in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Medical Device Now online argued the most controversial aspect of this decision is that this, "revolutionary piece of legislation in America was the [first] individual mandate [that] would require all Americans to have health insurance from birth till death or pay a penalty."
Whip Mix is pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart Steinbock to vice president of business development. He has been active in the company's strategic planning and new product opportunities with a focus on dental technology.
Mike Leis has been promoted to plant manager at the company's Louisville, Ky., manufacturing facility. As plant manager, Leis will direct all production processes and functions including shipping, receiving, purchasing and inventory control. He will ensure that manufacturing consistently meets the needs of our customers.
The National Association of Dental Laboratories annually recognizes individuals and companies who have made contributions to NADL and the dental laboratory profession. NADL members are invited to nominate a person, laboratory or company they believe deserved to be recognized by their colleagues.
In August 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released new requirements to the registration and listing of medical devices including dental devices that took effect Oct. 1. There are changes that could affect you.
TransFirst – 10 Minute Webinar, October 3rd, 9 a.m. EST
Join TransFirst for a short Webinar and learn why NADL has partnered with TransFirst to bring the best value in Payment Processing to our members. TransFirst is a "Top 10" payment processor and one of the nation's leading providers of Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX and ACH (electronic checks) merchant services for the Dental and Healthcare industries. Key features and benefits for NADL members include:
I've said many times before that achievement is, simply put, doing the right things consistently over a sustained period of time. If you've met with any level of success in your life - whether it is in your business, your personal life, or your health - you know that consistency is absolutely essential. But how do you know if you are doing the right things?