Published on:

16th Apr 2024

12 | Fred Joyal | The Power of Boldness

In today's episode of Fingerprints on Success, Bill Barrett interviews Fred Joyal, a renowned entrepreneur, author, and speaker. Fred is best known as the co-founder of the highly successful dentist referral service, 1-800-DENTIST, which became an iconic brand in the industry. He has authored several best-selling books, including his latest Wall Street Journal bestseller, "Superbold: From Under-Confident to Charismatic in 90 Days"

During the episode, Fred shares his fascinating entrepreneurial journey and the pivotal moment that spurred him to venture into the advertising business in Los Angeles, where he honed his skills and eventually pioneered the concept of connecting dentists with patients through effective marketing strategies.

Fred delves into the challenges and triumphs of building 1-800-DENTIST into a thriving enterprise, recounting the initial struggles of finding dentists willing to buy into their innovative approach.

Listeners will discover Fred's guiding principles that fueled his success, emphasising the importance of creating a positive workplace culture and prioritising integrity over immediate profits. He shares valuable lessons on the significance of embracing failure, fostering employee growth, and making bold decisions in business.

Bill and Fred also explore the evolving landscape of technology and entrepreneurship, touching on the transformative impact of AI and the necessity for continuous learning in today's dynamic world. Fred's insights into cultivating boldness as a life skill resonate deeply, inspiring individuals to step out of their comfort zones and pursue their dreams fearlessly.

To learn more about Fred Joyal's journey and glean invaluable wisdom on entrepreneurship and personal growth, tune in to this episode of Fingerprints on Success. Listen now and enjoy!

What You’ll Learn in this Show:

  • Starting and growing a successful business.

  • Fred's key principles for building a successful business and nurturing a positive workplace culture.

  • Building a great workplace culture and scaling a successful business model.

  • Insights into the transformative impact of technology, including AI, on entrepreneurship.

  • Strategies for developing boldness as a life skill and embracing opportunities for growth.

  • Fred's personal anecdotes, including a memorable encounter with Sir Richard Branson, highlighting the power of saying "yes" to bold experiences.

  • And so much more...


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About the Podcast

Fingerprints On Success
Welcome to “Fingerprints on Success,” the podcast that highlights the distinctive imprints left by influential business leaders, mentors, and thriving entrepreneurs.

Your host is none other than Bill Barrett, an award-winning corporate and business law attorney, and the CEO of Mandelbaum Barrett PC. Join us every week as we explore the captivating stories and insights of a diverse array of serial entrepreneurs, seasoned professionals, inspiring leaders, and accomplished coaches.

Together, we'll uncover the hidden secrets and strategies that have propelled our guests to success in both their professional and personal lives.

At Mandelbaum Barrett PC, Bill and his team have been providing comprehensive legal services to businesses and individuals across the country. Now, they are excited to bring that same level of knowledge and experience to these podcast discussions.

Get ready to be inspired, informed, and motivated. It's time to dive into the stories that have shaped success. Without further ado, let's get to the show!"
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William Barrett

Chief Executive Officer and Corporate Law attorney William S. Barrett provides strategic advice to companies and organizations of all sizes from formation to dissolution and every stage in between. He has over 20 years of experience representing a wide range of businesses with a unique focus in mergers and acquisitions. He is known for the personal attention that he gives his clients and the energy he brings to every deal. Bill has a reputation as a deal maker who knows how to be creative and get things done.

Bill often serves the role as outside general corporate counsel to his clients and advises them on issues concerning contracts, employment law compliance, developing policies, executive compensation programs and agreements, as well as business succession and related tax planning. His representative clients include commercial organizations and entrepreneurs in the areas of manufacturing, industry, service, banking, finance, insurance, construction, real estate development, as well as healthcare professionals of varying disciplines and organizations. Throughout his career, Bill has successfully managed the purchase or sale of hundreds of businesses, professional practices and facilities.

In the healthcare space, Bill is well recognized as a transactional lawyer in dental and medical practice transitions, practice sales and purchases, associate buy-ins, start-ups, and the structuring of dental services organizations (DSOs) and management services organizations (MSOs).

He is the author of “Pain-Free Dental Deals: An Entrepreneurial Dentist’s Guide to Buying, Selling and Merging Practices” and “The DSO Decision: Winning Answers from Every Angle.” He has written many articles addressing the legal and business needs of licensed professionals and facilities. He regularly speaks on a wide variety of topics to professional tradeshows, associations, study groups, societies, as well as students and residents at dental schools across the country.