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Why Data Protection Matters - with Adrian Dray

In this week's show, Brad talks to Adrian Dray, a data protection expert and consultant, about why data protection matters, the role of GDPR in every dental business practice, and how we can better maintain the security of our client base. KEY TAKEAWAYS GDPR was the biggest data protection shake-up in a generation, and before it was implemented, not many business owners took client security seriously. When looking to take over a new practice, or acquire a business, the GDPR compliance must be thoroughly considered. We must make sure that we're not acquiring a business filled with breaches and problems. We must make sure that we are keeping client information in the most secure way, and crucially, disposing of it when the correct time arrives. This is an issue that many businesses slip up on. It is a criminal offence to block or deliberately disrupt the legal process when it comes to the information process, and perpetrators of this violation are now being publicly called out. BEST MOMENTS 'As dentists, we understand the importance of what we do' 'One of the things that's really important is how's it going to interact the value of my business?' 'I don't want to pick up a "data lemon"' 'Those records could be your bulletproof vest...' VALUABLE RESOURCES The Dental Business Podcast     GDPR - ABOUT THEHOST Brad believes that everyone at any level should be focused on achieving multiple sources of income to create diversity and balance in life. He feels passionate about helping dentists work towards freedom by building wealth in different areas and helping to develop a mindset to improve one’s ability to handle the stresses of clinical life.  Still a practising dentist, Brad has implemented strategies to create a practice to allow him to carry out the dentistry he wants whilst continually expanding with loyal staff and patients. These strategies can be adapted to any dentist, whether you are an associate or the practice owner, to help bring back your passion for dentistry. In addition to running a successful private dental practice, he has grown several other dental businesses and as an investor is growing wealth outside of dentistry to help protect his legacy for his growing family. He is chair of the Horsforth Town Team, dedicated to the promotion and development of business in his local area in North Leeds, UK. Due to his track record and down to earth advice, he has become sought after as a mentor and spends part of his time dedicated to mentoring dental professionals about business, mindset and personal development. CONTACT METHOD Brad Thornton Instagram Brad Thornton LinkedIn Brad Thornton Facebook See for privacy information.

Om Podcasten

The Dental Business Podcast hosted by dental entrepreneur, investor and mentor, Brad Thornton, offers a mix of practical advice as well as  personal development and mindset to help dental professionals in and out of the dental practice. The podcast will cover all aspects of dental business from marketing,  brand development to practice purchase and associate contracts, and will also include strategies for personal development and wealth creation. Brad will share his stories and also interview those who have excelled and pushed ahead to find the golden nuggets of advice from guests who have well and truly made it. Brad believes that everyone should be aiming for multiple sources of  income and be building wealth outside of dentistry, planning for freedom  where we are less reliant on clinical practice. That being said, Brad is  a practice owner and still a busy practicing dentist. His common sense approach and logical advice comes from over a decade starting and scaling various businesses in the dental field generating millions of pounds of revenue per year. The show will benefit anyone wanting to improve their practice, their  working life and their mindset. A podcast for those who want to develop  themselves and push for success in all aspects of their life.