SUBSCRIBE: Digital / Print / eNewsletter

Lisa Newburger, LISW-S
Lisa Newburger, a master's level social worker supervisor, helps audiences find humor in talking about tough topics. Her "in-your-face" style of presentations and writing will make you smile or just shock you into taking some action. Either way, she is very effective at empowering others to reach their goals and feel better about themselves. Her entertaining workshops are available for national and international audiences. Writing for the dental industry since 2010, she uses an alterego (Diana Directive) to illustrate her points in a sarcastic but effective way. Presentations can be scheduled by contacting Lisa at www.discussdirectives.com/dental.html.
What are you doing with your life?
What are you doing with your life?
There's no time like the present to evaluate your life and career and create a plan that will set you up for success.
#MeToo in the dental practice
#MeToo in the dental practice
Why non-judgmentally supporting our colleagues and friends through sexual harassment situations is critical.
5 ways to advance your career in 2018
5 ways to advance your career in 2018
The thought of advancing your career may seem overwhelming, but there are some simple steps you can take to position yourself for success.
6 New Year’s resolutions your dental staff wishes you’d make
6 New Year’s resolutions your dental staff wishes you’d make
What things do your employees want you to work on for the new year?
7 rules to remember when giving your employees gifts
7 rules to remember when giving your employees gifts
Gift-giving can be tricky, but a little thought and planning can go a long way.
25 ways to handle money worries during the holiday season
25 ways to handle money worries during the holiday season
The holidays can bring on a lot of stress, but these tips can help you to actually enjoy the season.
5 ways to ensure your dental staff has a great holiday season
From throwing a holiday party to giving your employees some well-deserved time off, here are some tips to keep your staff in the holiday spirit.
5 ways to ensure your dental staff has a great holiday season
5 ways to ensure your dental staff has a great holiday season
From throwing a holiday party to giving your employees some well-deserved time off, here are some tips to keep your staff in the holiday spirit.
The best way to ensure you hear "you're hired!"
The best way to ensure you hear "you're hired!"
Knowing how to navigate behavioral interviewing could make the difference in landing your next job.
The top 5 things you NEVER want to hear a patient say
The top 5 things you NEVER want to hear a patient say
These five complaints will make any dental professional cringe.