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INSPIRING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL DREAM


Predictable Profitability Solutions for Financial Health, Practice Health and Peace of Mind

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INSPIRING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL DREAM


Predictable Profitability Solutions for Financial Health, Practice Health and Peace of Mind

Co-Founder's 
Mark Battiato & Deb Castillo


It is our sincere hope that you will discover new things of value here, not only the courses and coaching we offer, but the relationships we develop, the community, ideas, and friendships that form.


The Growth into Greatness Institute business and life strategies at the Entrepreneurial Training Academy have been utilized in all types of dental practices across the United States. The latest developments of Growth into Greatness bring promise of a new chapter in personal growth, human motivation, business development and Proven Profitability Solutions for you the Dentist and your team. 


Our highest goal is rekindle your spirit for lifetime learning; to empower your hands, head, and heart to reach higher levels of excellence in all areas of practice and life so that some day, when you are faced with a new challenge, you will be able to use the knowledge and wisdom from our time together to live, love, learn and leave a legacy others may follow. May your growth exceed the farthest limits you can imagine into the realm of personal mastery, professional development, and your growth into greatness! 


Growth Into Greatness

The Art of Case Presentation - Co-Discovery 2018 Retreat 

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The Growth Into Greatness Institute's Art of the Exam is an exciting two-and-a-half day retreat for Dentists focusing on learning, sharing new ideas, and philosophy, resulting in tangibles that will take your practice to another level of comprehensive treatment, planning and profitability.

Located in North Bend, Washington, Rainbow Retreat Lodge is a special place where we participants are able to focus in a truly relaxed, comfortable, learning environment. With exclusive use of the retreat lodge and a serene atmosphere, attendees learn and grow as a group, capitalizing on the expansive resources of both GIG Team members and special guest presenters, as well as the other dentists attending the retreat. Without fail, retreat alumni regularly share the profound impact on their practices, patients, and lives way.

Key presenters at the Case Presentation retreat include Dr. Kevin Kwiecien from Scottsdale, Arizona, Dr. Doug Sandquist from Las Vegas Nevada Dr. Paul Falvey from Grass Valley, California and Dr. Peter Fay from Maui, Hawaii and Brian DesRoches, MBA, Ph.D along with additional guest speakers. Each presenter shares insights on developing a health and relationship-centered practice that is highly rewarding, profitable and fulfilling. All presentations are balanced with theory and practice, with real world cases being discussed for the benefit of the doctor/leader seeking to increase practice efficiency and overall patient wellness.


Interview with Dr. Andy Cohen

SPEAR Mentor 

 

What others have said about the Growth into Greatness Institute...

  • “My staff and I really appreciate the GIG approach of helping us achieve the practice we want for ourselves. During the 30+ years I’ve been in the practice, I have occasionally had some outstanding staff and consultants but I never experienced the feeling I have right now”
    — Dr. Russ Tabata | Honolulu, HI
  • “In nine months, I have achieved everything GIG said they would do. My production increased by $25,000 per month, continuously. My staff overhead went from 33% to 28%. My goal is 27%, GIG’s goal was 55% I paid off the GIG tuition in three months.”
    — Dr. Jim Delgado | Albany, OR
  • “ Mark is a great guy and a great source of inspiration and leadership but the real gem with GIG is Deb. She is by far the best consultant we have ever done business with Deb was able to help us clarify our vision for delivering private care dentistry. We successfully reduced our overhead from 72% to 57% and see how we can lower it even more. Our production stabilized during that time and we never reduced our take home pay or considered joining an insurance plan”
    — Drs. David & Douglas Sandquist | Las Vegas, NV
  • “Our budget, office hours, core values and team morale are better off since GIG came into our lives. Mostly, we are thankful for the friendships we have gained”
    — J. Art Mirelez Jr. DDS, FICOI, FAGD | Fresno, CA
  • "What I found most interesting when we began working together again, was how well your health centered model aligns the teachings of the Kois Center."
    — Dr. Edward Borio
  • “Practice overhead is down to 62% from 72% when we started. I am continuing to work on lowering overhead to get below 60%. I am able to take more time away from the practice than ever before to be with my family”
    — Dr. Phillip E. Redd | Duvall, WA
  • "For those who may be skeptical about what you can provide and the value of the bottom line, let me share this. During the first year I increased my net income by 80% and my business solvency account grew as much as your tuition."
    — Dr. Michael D. Cary DMD
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Our Philosophy


Seven strategies for practice development and personal growth.

Our Philosophy


Seven strategies for practice development and personal growth.

Our Philosophy

The Growth Into Greatness team encompasses over two decades of skills, knowledge, tools and direction to help you get where you want to go not by hope alone, but by design. Designing a future in life is indeed a worthy goal to continually strive for in your business and life. If you could do better should you? If you could reach your potential, should you?

By enabling shifts in how people think, interact, learn and grow, a foundation for deep organizational change can be laid. Building a solid foundation in your business and your life, we believe, are the keys to your continued success personally and professionally. Nothing in life comes without a price. Success laws and principles of life never change. Learning the systems and strategies to become all that we can is a process, an art; the art of personal development. This process is open for individuals who seek it, ask questions, and continually search for more. Those who do will become more, and in so doing, leave a legacy of wisdom and knowledge to pass on to the next generation.

In creating the plan for your future, a solid foundation will be your entrance into greatness. Practicing daily disciplines will determine the success of your plan on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. Consistent renewal and reflection as to the direction and course you are taking will be necessary. You will be provided tools on this journey that will assist you, support you, and empower you to effect change in your personal and professional life.

 

Growth Into Greatness Institute's philosophy centers on
seven strategies for practice development and personal growth.

ONE

A consistent plan for setting, rearranging, evaluating, and strengthening the purpose of your goals.

TWO

A detailed management plan for present resources.

THREE

A detailed plan for the use of your time.

FOUR

A consistent plan for the gathering of knowledge.

 

FIVE

A consistent association with people who have a common interest in progress, success, ideas, and philosophy.

SIX

A consistent plan for developing all of your skills.

SEVEN

Lifestyle: A consistent plan for achieving ways to live, uniquely. How to be happy with what you have while pursuing what you want.

 

ONE
A consistent plan for setting, rearranging, evaluating, and strengthening the purpose of your goals.

TWO
A detailed management plan for present resources.

THREE
A detailed plan for the use of your time.

FOUR
A consistent plan for the gathering of knowledge.

FIVE
A consistent association with people who have a common interest in progress, success, ideas, and philosophy.

SIX
A consistent plan for developing all your skills.

SEVEN
Lifestyle: A consistent plan for figuring ways to live, uniquely. How to be happy with what you have while pursuing what you want.

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The GIG Team


The GIG Team


Growth Into Greatness Team

With over two decades of combined experience, the GIG Team coaches clients in many areas of business and personal development including practice assessment and implementation of systems, staff development, wealth accumulation, marketing, improved patient care and retention, corporate identity and much, much more. Get to know each of the team by clicking on their biographies.

  Mark Battiato  Co-Founder & Business/Life Coach

Mark Battiato
Co-Founder & Business/Life Coach

  Deb Castillo  Co-Founder & Director of Training

Deb Castillo
Co-Founder & Director of Training

  Dr. Kevin Kwiecien  Director Clinical and Systems Integration

Dr. Kevin Kwiecien Director Clinical and Systems Integration

  Dr. Andrew Cohen  SPEAR mentor

Dr. Andrew Cohen SPEAR mentor

  Dr. Peter H. Fay  Case Presentation Coach

Dr. Peter H. Fay
Case Presentation Coach

  Dr. Doug Sandquist  Case Presentation Coach

Dr. Doug Sandquist
Case Presentation Coach

  Dr. Paul Falvey   Case Presentation Coach

Dr. Paul Falvey
Case Presentation Coach

  Rodney Johnston    MBA, CMA, Practice Transitions

Rodney Johnston
MBA, CMA, Practice Transitions

  Brian DesRoches, MBA, PH.D, LMFT   Neuro Science of Patient Communication

Brian DesRoches, MBA, PH.D, LMFT
Neuro Science of Patient Communication

  Christine Battiato, MS., CWP   Practice Wellness/Transitions

Christine Battiato, MS., CWP
Practice Wellness/Transitions

  David Barnett, CRC, LUCFT

David Barnett, CRC, LUCFT

  Chris Torregrossa, CPA

Chris Torregrossa, CPA