New Episodes Every Other Wednesday
Seasons of Change Part 3 - Dana Watson
Episode 27 - November 7, 2019
join JoAn, Kathy, with a favorite #DentalSpouse Dana Watson! Seasons of Change, part 3 –they discuss how change is always going to happen. Hang in there; change may be the new normal.
Seasons of Change Part 2 - Beverly Wilburn
Episode 26 - October 23, 2019
Join JoAn and Kathy as they welcome Beverly Wilburn . Beverly's insight on the first thing to remember with change is to acknowledge that it is actually happening will leave you in deep thought.
Seasons of Change
Episode 25 - October 9, 2019
Join JoAn and Kathy as they discuss how Seasons of Change in life and practice have an effect on the other. Being inconvenienced by an aging parent can be a blessing.
Even Strong Women Appreciate A Support System
Episode 24 - September 11, 2019
Join JoAn and Kathy as they discuss the value of having a group you can trust. It starts with the ability to be vulnerable.
Connecting With Intention
Episode 23 - August 28, 2019
Join JoAn and Kathy as they share their favorite "Engaging Phrases" that keep you in the game! Are you asking with the intent to serve?
Technology & Turmoil - Dr. Chuck Majors
Episode 22 - August 7, 2019
In this episode, JoAn sits down with husband Dr. Chuck Majors to discuss technology in the practice. Learn why every new technology needs a "mother."
Do's and Don'ts of Hiring Consultants - Debra Engelhardt-Nash
Episode 21 - June 26, 2019
In this episode, JoAn Majors, CSP, Kathy Cigno, and Debra Engelhardt-Nash, three dental spouses, discuss the do's and don'ts of hiring a coach or consultant.
Life Before Wife - Dana Watson
Episode 20 - June 26, 2019
Did you know that a dental spouse can often feel resentment for giving up a career or their, "life before wife"? Join JoAn and Kathy with SCN's newest winner of "Spotlight on Speaking", Dana Watson as they discuss this very ambiguous topic. Life before wife can be very controversial.
Don't Bring Home To Work - Debra Engelhardt-Nash
Episode 19 - June 12, 2019
Join JoAn and Kathy as they learn what Debra Engelhardt-Nash and husband Dr. Ross Nash agree should NOT be taken to work. You'll also get a great life lesson in taking better care of yourself.
How Do We Celebrate And Reward Our Team?
Episode 18 - May 29, 2019
Join JoAn and Kathy as they discuss easy but intentional ways to celebrate the dental team. It's important to understand that the deliver matters from team lunches to a cup of coffee. Lastly, don't forget a little acknowledgement goes a long way when you thank the giver!
Episode 17 - May 15, 2019
Join JoAn and Kathy as they raise the subject of meaningful conversations and the significance of scheduling them. This may sound transactional but it can actually be very transformational in the relationship(s) that matter. These can provide growth in any relationship as long as you can remember, it’s not about you.
Just Because You Heard it Doesn't Mean You Know it.
Episode 16 - May 1, 2019
In this episode, JoAn and Kathy discuss going back to basics with training and retraining on soft skills. Understanding the importance of recorded calls, role play and short videos for this type of training can help inspire the entire team to be more transformational and less transactional.
Do You Confuse Passion With Anger?
Episode 15 - April 17, 2019
JoAn and Kathy share how the dentist’s passion to provide excellence in care is often confused, misconstrued and definitely misunderstood by others. It’s not about you!
Live at the Hinman - Dr. Robert and Cheryl O'donnell
Episode 14 - April 3, 2019
In this episode, JoAn interviews Dr. Robert and Cheryl O'Donnell live at the Hinman in Atlanta, Georgia. They discuss how the event got to the size prestige it is as well as future plans to promote the growth of #MyHinman. This is one you don't want to miss!
Her Biggest Supporter and Best Friend - Lisa Moler
Episode 13 - March 20, 2019
In this episode, JoAn and Kathy interview Lisa Moler about the challenges she faces as a female entrepreneur and the best friendship she has with her biggest supporter, her husband. We get stories, examples, and a very practical takeaway about how to maintain a healthy working and personal relationship.
With or Without Her? - Dr. Robert Tripke & Tiffany Tripke, RDH
Episode 12 - March 6, 2019
In Episode 12, recorded live from Chicago Midwinter 2019, JoAn and Kathy sit down with Tiffany and Dr. Robert Tripke. They have a hilarious and candid conversation about life on the road, interacting with patients, and how they deal with interpersonal conflict.
More About His Super Spouse - Dr. Roy Shelburne
Episode 11 - February 20, 2019
If you have been in tune to dental speakers the last several years, you have heard or heard of Dr. Roy Shelburne aka "Prisoner Set Free". Join JoAn as she sits down with him after a live event in Texas. We believe you might be surprised just how amazing the SUPER-spouse behind this man is. This short podcast is eye opening and honest about what you don't always talk about from the podium.
Power Hour - Paul Edwards
Episode 10 - February 6, 2019
Why shouldn't I write my own employee handbook, better yet, use my friend's or one an online version with subtle tweaks? For starters, what you don't know can hurt you when it comes to state, federal and labor laws. Join Kathy and JoAn as they dive deep into the subject of employee handbooks and documentation as well as vacation, maternity and/or PTO pay. We routinely refer to Paul Edwards, Co-founder of CEDR HR Solutions as "Paul the Protector" in our offices. We've both been clients of CEDR for many years yet, we were blown away at all CEDR provides that we missed. We've both been in dental practices for over 25 years, when an honest handshake or verbal agreement was worth everything. Knowing we have a team of attorneys and HR specialists available to us for questions and support is comforting. This is a Power Hour you won't want to miss.
The Importance Of Documenting Team Meetings - Ashley Cisneros
Episode 9 - January 30, 2019
In episode 9, JoAn and Kathy discuss the importance of documenting team meetings with Ashley Cisneros. Being on the same page as a team allows transparent standards that are solidified in meeting notes. Look out for the Power Hour with Paul Edwards from CEDR HR coming next week!
Interview Do's and Don'ts
Episode 8 - January 29, 2019
In episode 8, JoAn and Kathy discuss the do's and don'ts of interviews. Hear their advice on conducting an interview and how to stand out as a hopeful job candidate.
Taking Care of the Golden Goose - Anna Ebeling
Episode 7 - December 12, 2018
Hear how keeping the lines of communication open between you & your dentist spouse could save their life, literally. Anna knows, like JoAn & Kathy, just because it's 5:00 pm doesn't mean it's over. Listening to her intuition likely saved her husband's life.
Healthy Boundaries with the Team (Part 1)
Episode 6 - December 5, 2018
JoAn and Kathy discuss healthy boundaries with your team. This sets you & your practice up for success. Boundaries keep it cleaner & when doctor, spouse &/or manager have an agreement to the topics that are "jointly discussed", it creates a united front.
Everyone Needs a Dental Wife
Episode 5 - November 28, 2018
JoAn and Kathy connect with Dr. Jennifer Hathaway. Dr. Hathaway is a practicing dentist in central Texas. She shares her perspective on being a strong female in her practice and the moment she realized that she needed someone to come take the role of her “dental wife”.
A DeW and a DeWd, it Takes 2! - Anne Duffy
Episode 4 - November 21, 2018
JoAn and Kathy talk to DeW Life magazine Editor and Publisher, Anne Duffy. They all agree, Dentistry is a lifestyle and that's why it takes more time and energy from both people in any marriage! Many times it takes a Dew and a DeWd.
Healthy Boundaries with the Spouse (Part 1)
Episode 3 - November 14, 2018
JoAn and Kathy begin to broach the subject of the spouse in the dental practice. How to have healthy boundaries and remember that the dentist is in fact the leader. Understanding and valuing the many roles of the spouse.
Holiday Pay: How do you Handle it? - Paul Edwards
Episode 2 - November 7, 2018
Paul Edwards is the co-founder of CEDR HR Solutions, a leading provider of on-demand HR support for dental practices of all sizes and specialties across the United States.
Welcome to SpouseTales!
Episode 1 - October 31, 2018
JoAn Majors, RDA, CSP, published author, and co-host Kathy Cigno welcome you to the SpouseTales Podcast!