Published on:

19th Mar 2024

8 | Dr. Robert Martino | Mastering Diverse Ventures

In today's episode of Fingerprints on Success, Bill Barrett interviews Dr. Robert Martino, a serial entrepreneur and owner of seven dental practices with over 100 employees in West Virginia. Throughout this episode, you'll gain insights into Dr. Martino's remarkable journey, spanning from dentistry to aeronautics and beyond.

Robert will discuss the pivotal moment  when he realized he was much more than a dentist, leading to the decision to reshape his role as a CEO, husband, father, coach, and entrepreneur. He shares the challenges of transitioning from "owning a job" to truly running a business and its importance. You will learn about Dr. Martino overcoming limiting beliefs, diverse ventures, from founding a worldwide aeronautics company to launching OraCaroral, a dental mouthwash designed to fight bacteria and infection, and a telemedicine company. He emphasizes the common principles that apply across different industries, highlighting the significance of effective communication and meeting the end user's needs.

Dr. Martino provides valuable insights into decision-making, emphasizing the importance of taking action and learning from both successes and failures. He talks about motivation and the power of overcoming limiting beliefs, stressing the need to believe in oneself as a key to entrepreneurial success.

The episode also explores Dr. Martino's experiences with mentors, the impact of Fortune Management on his journey, and the vital role of building strong teams. Dr. Martino reflects on paying it forward by mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs and training leaders within his teams.

In the post-COVID landscape, Dr. Martino discusses the challenges of hiring and adapting to the new normal, emphasizing the importance of resilience and the ability to navigate change.

Listen now and enjoy this insightful conversation with Dr. Bob Martino, where you'll discover the keys to building successful ventures, embracing challenges, and staying motivated on the journey of entrepreneurship!

What You’ll Learn in this Show:

  • The transformative moment that led Dr. Martino to redefine his role beyond dentistry
  • The diverse ventures spanning aeronautics, oral care, and telemedicine
  • The power of decision-making and learning from successes and failures
  • Overcoming limiting beliefs and embracing a mindset of continuous growth
  • The importance of mentors, building strong teams, and paying it forward
  • Adapting to post-COVID challenges and navigating the evolving business landscape
  • 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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About your host

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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.