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Communication strategies for managers

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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Aug 27, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Handling the chaos created by change within a veterinary clinic is something that requires virtue, and Shawn McVey tells it on the mountain to practice manager at CVC Kansas City.
 
VETTED: Aug 23, 2016
"It's not you, it's me." ... Well, OK, maybe it is you, says Bash Halow, LVT, CVPM. In this episode, he pulls back the curtain on veterinary consultancy. Are YOU the problem in your practice?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Aug 15, 2016
Saying "thanks" doesn't need to be mushy, sappy or awkward. Here's a quick tip (and a tool, too!) to appreciate your veterinary team members from Jessica Murphy, CVPM, a 2016 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year contestant.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 04, 2016
If you find yourself grumbling about pet owners in poverty, try getting personal instead of judgmental and replace worries over the feasibility of veterinary care with options for flexibility.
 
VETTED: Jul 26, 2016
Compassion fatigue is a real and dangerous threat to the health of veterinary professionals and their patients, but Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Veterinary Technician Becky Murray of Veterinary Specialty Center has mapped out a guide for healthy coping.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 26, 2016
An associate's anxiety was crippling our team. The team members were frustrated and complaining. Something needed to change at this dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year contestant's veterinary hospital. So they made a plan ...
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 19, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Use this to-do list from Lisel Coles, a 2016 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year contestant, to make your meetings a little less work and a lot more play.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 18, 2016
Medicine and business benefit when the staff is on the same page.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 14, 2016
A reminder that what works in life also works in the veterinary clinic.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 14, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
VHMA members spill their best-kept secrets for successful staff management.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 13, 2016
First, break down your stereotypes of older pet owners. (Hint: They don't all like to be treated as cute, little ol' people.) Second, start trying out these tips today for better communication with this growing population of veterinary clients.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 10, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
If team members are fleeing your veterinary practice, it just might be for one of these reasons--their top 10 frustrations in practice.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 20, 2016
A Firstline reader seeks help when her boss wrecks her work schedule, jeopardizing her time off with her retired spouse.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 01, 2016
Personality types be damned! Bash Halow, LVT, CVPM, shares the simple but demanding steps he takes in every crucial conversation he manages in veterinary practice and in life.
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FIRSTLINE: May 25, 2016
Pew Research data puts the percentage of pet owners between the ages of 18 and 29 at 58 percent. That means more than half of today's pet owners belong to the generation of people who don't check voicemail, prefer texting to talking and are eager to share opinions and reviews online.