Podcast Episode 10: Servant Leadership through Mission Trips with Dorothy Ferreira, RDH, and Mary Jensen, RDH

Uncategorized Nov 23, 2017

Meet Dorothy Ferreira, RDH and Mary Jensen, RDH!  Incredible leaders in our profession that lead from the heart. They are both very active with Alliance for Smiles and have volunteered their time in international mission trips.

The key takeaway from this interview: Servant leadership by providing care to those who truly need it brings great meaning, joy, and satisfaction to your life. Learn how this has helped Dorothy and Mary find career excellence and satisfaction in their professional journey. 

Thank you for being on the show! 

Topics we discuss:

  • Having dissatisfaction in your career
  • Finding inspiration in DH discussion forums
  • Distractions from social media and finding inspiration through it
  • What has kept them motivated
  • Alliance for Smiles
  • Volunteering helps bring joy and satisfaction to your personal and professional life
  • Working with people when they are most vulnerable
  • Jasmin chokes on gumbo
  • Make it less about you
  • Interprofessional collaboration
  • Keep reaching, growing, and learning
  • Be open to new ideas
  • Keep engaged in the world
  • Keep young in spirit
  • Look for CE, books, and etc to expand your mind and become a better you
  • Don't isolate yourself from other like-minded RDHs
  • Hylife Oral Health Alliance
  • Have a business within a business
  • How to get involved in mission trips
  • Your Comfort Zone
  • Most memorable experience in mission trips
  • Hear their CE course at Think Beyond the Prophy Con 2018  


Contact Dorothy here: dorothyferreira@me.com 

Contact Mary here: maryjensenrdh@gmail.com 


Featured book:
The Leadership Challenge by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posnerer


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