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Communication strategies for managers

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FIRSTLINE: Jan 16, 2018
Dealing with co-workers can be as stressful as handling patients, says this vet tech.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 05, 2018
Do employee reviews fill you with dread due to anxiety over difficult conversations, losing valuable work time and having to rely on your struggling memory? Don’t dig in your heels. Proper preparation can make the task easier and your feedback more valuable.
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VETTED: Jan 02, 2018
Deciding to not offer declaws anymore was only the first step. The next steps involved training our team and updating our materials. Here’s how we did it.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 02, 2018
By dvm360.com staff
If you can answer affirmatively to all 10 questions, you just might be perfect. If not, we have some reading suggestions that can help you make some valuable tweaks to your life and your veterinary clinic.
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 09, 2017
Veterinary management consultant Bash Halow held a roundtable with practice managers and asked them what they wish they’d known before stepping into their roles.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 08, 2017
Veterinary team members made mistakes in this fictional case study from Fetch dvm360 educator Bash Halow, LVT, CVPM. But was the doctor more interested in blaming than finding solutions?
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 06, 2017
Ready to make friends and influence your veterinary colleagues? These five tips can help you become a successful technician—and great addition to your hospital.
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FIRSTLINE: Nov 10, 2017
Need help getting started with 360 reviews? Try these sample employee and manager forms.
Nov 10, 2017
Before you dive into your next round of reviews, consider how 360 reviews can benefit your veterinary practice—and improve your team’s focus and morale.
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FIRSTLINE: Nov 08, 2017
As a veterinary practice manager, there’s always something new to learn and a new mountain to climb. Use this advice to create the next learning path for you and your team.
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FIRSTLINE: Nov 03, 2017
Every pet and client have a story, and you become a part of their story the minute they enter your practice. Here’s a closer look at narrative medicine—a fast-growing medical field with the goal of understanding the stories of those around you—and how it can help your patients, your clients and even you.
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FIRSTLINE: Nov 01, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinary-technician-turned-hospital-manager Danielle Russ sorts fact from fiction to explain what constructive criticism is and how to use it.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 20, 2017
Instead of outright refusing prescription requests, your veterinary team can make themselves approachable to clients in search of the perfect solution for their pets.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 24, 2017
If the daily demands of veterinary practice management are causing you to fall behind in employee reviews, try this trick to be a more supportive—and efficient—manager.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 16, 2017
If some family members are children, the end of summer can be a sensitive time for pets as their routines switch up drastically. Here's how you can help advise your veterinary clients to make sure their pets transition smoothly.