From their experiences with imposter syndrome and compassion fatigue to feeling like no one really understands what they do, veterinary technicians and practice managers share the little cuts and wounds that bleed them dry in their daily practice lives.
Schooling and book learning didn't prepare me for the emotional, communication and management headaches that come with the harried job of the veterinary hospital manager. Come sympathize with my agonies ... or, better yet, learn faster than I did.
Whether planned or completely unexpected, huge life changes throw a huge wrench into your system. So, from one veterinary professional to another, here are my top three tips for getting through it better and stronger than before.
Veterinary medicine isn't all about science, diagnosis and treatment. Some of your day is taken up with the soft skills. Find out which nonclinical articles your peers loved the most this year in 2017 and resolve to try out some of these tricks in 2018.