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Cover Story: Superbug Battle

Savvy sales reps need to understand the emerging threat of antibiotic-resistant pathogens — and how they can
help clinicians prevent the spread of this global health problem

by Katherine Schrubbe, BSDH, MEd, PhD

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    Joe McGonigal is co-founder of SCC Partners, a coaching and consulting firm that helps sales professionals and organizations initiate new opportunities and sales growth. As a former sales manager, front line producer and sales leader for Patterson Dental, he brings unique perspective to Mentor. Armed with SCC Partners' full suite of resources, McGonigal uses his wealth of experience to help catapult dental sales representatives to the next level in their careers — and he does so by fostering an environment that encourages a commitment to growth and a willingness to face challenges.

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    With a background in writing and public speaking, Joe Skillin specializes in motivational dynamics and high-impact marketing and communications. Owner of Skillin Marketing and founder of The Center for Motivation and Achievement in Washington, D.C., he has led motivational workshops for corporate clients and served as a consultant for Schick Technologies, Hiossen, Biolase and others. A keen dental industry strategist, Skillin shares motivational insights through his blog for Mentor and work with Aurora (, an Atlanta-based firm specializing in inspirational seminars and workshops.

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    My friend still gets mad at her dad for calling her names and diminishing her self-image fifty years ago. OK. We all had some experience growing up that hindered our rapid rise to maturity and wisdom. But let’s leave those past negatives in the past. You have ZERO responsibility for anything harmful that was done […]


  • How Do You Start The Task Of Self-Motivation?

    You start the wonderful and enriching task of self-motivation by recognizing that you are a “becomingness.” Many of us think, if we do not actually say, “Well, that’s just the way I am.” Oh? Just the way you are? Can’t make any changes in your life? Don’t have the opportunity today to make choices about […]


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    Are you smart enough to motivate yourself? There’s an aff for that™. No, I didn’t make a mistake. There is no app, but there is an aff. Aff is an abbreviation for “affirmation” — a short, positive sentence you place into your conscious mind so it can eventually become an unconscious directive in your psyche. […]