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Career development for managers

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FIRSTLINE: Jul 15, 2015
What team members don’t know about finances can hurt your practice.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 14, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Even if you try to regularly thank your team for a job well done, people still enjoy a few minutes of solely hearing praise. In this exercise, you can learn more about how team members view themselves in contrast to how their fellow teammates view them. It's all positivity--no calling out weaknesses--making it fun for all involved.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 14, 2015
Try these boredom busters to bring the fun back to your team training meetings.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 30, 2015
Feel like making protocol changes for your team 
is as hard as getting a leopard to change its spots? 
Try choosing the path that leads to “yes” when you propose a protocol change at your veterinary practice.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 09, 2015
The final winner of the Veterinary Economics contest, sponsored by VPI-Nationwide, will be announced at CVC Kansas City in August. For now, come see the contenders ...
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FIRSTLINE: May 20, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
This team member was hired as an office manager and promised reimbursement if she pursued certification—then her veterinary practice reneged on the deal. What would you do?
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FIRSTLINE: May 07, 2015
Moods: They set the tone for practice success or failure. Here’s how to hire, and hone, those moods for the better
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FIRSTLINE: May 06, 2015
Check yourself with this quick list of symptoms. Then seek help.
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FIRSTLINE: May 05, 2015
Use these 13 tips to take care of yourself so you are more prepared to take care of the pets in your care.
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FIRSTLINE: May 05, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
... you’re one of the 60% of Firstline readers who overall feel happy at work. In fact, 44% of you are happier than you were five years ago. But some of you are hurting—and it can be a very serious hurt. Here’s a closer look:
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FIRSTLINE: May 01, 2015
Find out how you can be your veterinary practice's MVP with these tips from Heather Prendergast, RVT, CVPM, in her CVC D.C. session, "Becoming the Indispensable Team Member."
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 25, 2015
You’re putting on a show in the exam room, but are you award-winning or blooper reel ready?
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 09, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Heads up! How you stand can show pet owners and coworkers what you stand for—high-quality client service and veterinary care. It also builds self-confidence and sends positive vibes to those around you. Or you could flub your client interactions with bad body language that says “back off!”
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 06, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Here's a closer look at benefits team members reported receiving in 2014.
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FIRSTLINE: Feb 10, 2015
In addition to the specific jobs that managers assume under the five areas of responsibility, there are personal skills, qualities and preferences that managers should either be comfortable with or be interested in refining. Ask yourself these questions.