I’d rather be dumb and antifragile than extremely smart and fragile, any time. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb

In this time of uncertainty, where do you find an anchor where you can draw strength to take on the challenges in your dental practice and push outside your comfort zone? We no longer live in a world of a predictable future. We need to become antifragile to become stronger as we face adversity.

This episode will talk about several ideas, tactics, and practices to help you become more antifragile and how you can fall in love with volatility. I will also share some examples of famous people taking on antifragile identity. Have you heard about Eleanor Effect? Listen in and learn how this can help you improve your day-to-day life.

Tune in and find solutions to common practice issues at  Prescriptions for Your Practice.

Key Quotes:

  • “They [comedians] were talking about how challenging writing sketch and standup comedy is today because people are so thin-skinned, and you can’t do any political humor without getting half the people off.”
  • “If you can truly become antifragile, it’s an unfair advantage in the next five to 10 years for you as a practice owner.”
  • “It’s a bad time to be a fragile practice owner, and even a robust practice owner will have challenges with the uncertainty and the volatility that’s been here for the last couple of years.”
  • “An antifragile leader will create a higher level of confidence for himself and be the role model for an antifragile culture.”
  • “We’re paid based on our ability to receive threats and turn them into solutions.”
  • “It’s really beneficial to be very intentional about doing one thing that scares you every day.”
  • “The future will get more and more unpredictable as we go on. So it doesn’t really benefit us to try and predict the future, but it does benefit us to be prepared for the future.”

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