Long shifts. A stressful, emotional environment. These ingredients can create an unpalatable mix that leads to skimping on sleep, dodging exercise and reaching for junk food. Team health challenges just might be the spice to get your team on the track in the new year.
Your veterinary team knows all about the health of your patients, but what about the health of your veterinary practice? In this Team Meeting in a Box, you'll look at the condition of your financials and your operations and then treat them with new ideas and strategies.
Ready to rule the world (or at least your practice)? Before you race for that promotion, you need to learn to manage your manager. Consider these three examples to untether your career and get ready for greatness.
“There’s a bully who’s really wrecking my life at my veterinary practice. How do I broach the “B” word to my boss—and when is it time to move on to another hospital?” Sheila Grosdidier, RVT, of VMC, Inc. in Evergreen, Colorado, says the answer lies in another “B” word: Showing your boss how the bully affects the business.
Despite our leadership-obsessed culture, are you looking in the right places to find the next big thing in your veterinary practice? Here's how one practice manager coaxed leadership qualities out of his staff.
This activity helps stimulate team members to enact the old adage "treat others as you like to be treated." Each member of the team takes a few minutes to list possible ways they would finish the sentence, "I like it when people are ..."