Mr Mark Topley

Mr Mark Topley

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Greenwashing: how to be genuinely sustainable in dentistry

As more consumers than ever demand services that are environmentally friendly, transparency and honesty are key to preventing greenwashing and being authentically sustainable, says Mark Topley. It seems that virtually every consumer brand on the planet is keen to align itself with the growing consumer demand for sustainability – and for good reason. The desire for…

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Go Practice Green: your pathway to sustainable practice success

Mark Topley explains how Go Practice Green can help your practice become more sustainable with minimal time, effort and disruption. In the midst of the growing patient and employee demand for eco-responsibility, understanding sustainability is not just an ethical imperative – it’s a business one, too. ‘Go Practice Green’ is your new dental-specific sustainability platform.…

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How to become a great boss with a great team

Leading from the front: Mark Topley shares his seven key strategies for becoming a leader with an outstanding team. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re grappling with the complexities of leadership in today’s ever-changing landscape. The challenges are many: recruitment, retention, competitive remuneration, and the ever-looming threat of your talent being poached by competitors.…

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Sustainable procurement – shaping dentistry’s future

Mark Topley explains how to achieve more sustainable procurement and examines the impact this will have on the future of the profession. Sustainable procurement is a compelling paradigm shift gaining an increasing momentum across many sectors. In dentistry, the potential to transform procurement strategies towards more sustainable, ethical options is vast.  But the key to…

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Creating culture: safety, vulnerability, purpose

A positive culture is fundamental to your practice, says Mark Topley, and it’s completely within your power to create one. The late, great Peter Drucker was right: ‘Culture eats strategy for breakfast.’ No matter how gifted you are clinically, commercially or strategically, your practice simply will not succeed if your culture is toxic. Culture is the only sustainable aspect of…

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Sustainability in dentistry – reviewing and celebrating your sustainability progress

In the final blog of a four-part series, Mark Topley explains why reviewing and celebrating your progress is important. If you’re over the age of 40, you’ll probably remember ‘Smashy and Nicey’, characters created by Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse in the early 90s. A parody of a particular generation of ageing radio DJs, the…

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Sustainability in dentistry – implementing your sustainable practice plan

In the third of a four-part series, Mark Topley explains how to implement a more sustainable approach to running your practice. In our first two columns, we looked at why sustainability matters, and how to create the foundations for your plan. If you’ve not yet read those two articles, I recommend taking a look.  If…

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Sustainability in dentistry – what is COP26 and why does sustainability matter?

After COP26 launched this week, Mark Topley explores what sustainability means for dentistry and those working in the profession. You can’t fail to have noticed that a rather important event kicked off in Glasgow this week. In planetary terms, COP26 (or the 26th Council of the Parties) is the most significant global government conference ever.…

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Using CSR to improve your brand

Mark Topley offers insight into how to get started with – or improve – your corporate sustainability and responsibility (CSR) offering, what can be achieved, and how it can be used to best effect to achieve a win-win scenario. For dentistry, it seems, building a positive brand is more of a problem than it is…

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A higher purpose – how to help your business succeed post-COVID

Mark Topley reveals the important steps businesses need to take to succeed post-COVID-19.  The disruption of the past six months has changed every sector of society. It’s rare for any generation to experience an event that leaves no one unaffected, whether rich or poor. But with challenge also comes opportunity. There have been notable advances…


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