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Managing yourself

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FIRSTLINE: Feb 05, 2016
One's an innovation, one's a cool song. Both can appeal to baby boomers. Here's how to set the computer-unsavvy free in your veterinary clinic with paperless practice.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Feb 05, 2016
Selling doesn't have to be feel bad
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Feb 04, 2016
The fire behind you is so hot, you choose suicide as the least painful way. For some veterinary professionals, the darkness inside is so debilitating, that you choose suicide as the least painful way. Please don't. Please seek help.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 29, 2016
Shawn McVey counsels a veterinary team member who's trying to balance her bosses' high expectations with her lack of resources.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 08, 2016
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.
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 28, 2015
Use these five tips to overcome compassion fatigue and burnout (and learn to tell the difference).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 22, 2015
Life in veterinary practice is crazy enough. Why make it harder by always being in a rush?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 18, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
We know, the answer is ... complicated. But this checklist can help!
Dec 01, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
You can fix that problem for a veterinary team member. But should you?
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FIRSTLINE: Nov 18, 2015
The veterinary professional in me was determined to continue going to work. But personally, I was a mess. One day, while I was lost in a cloud of grief, my boyfriend asked, "Are you ever going to feel better?" I wasn’t really sure.
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FIRSTLINE: Nov 16, 2015
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.
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FIRSTLINE: Nov 11, 2015
“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.
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CUSTOM VETERINARY MEDIA: Oct 23, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Here’s a brief quiz to help you think through what’s really important in your practice—and to see whether your team members see everything just as you do.
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 24, 2015
Take this quick quiz to see if you’re stacking up the skills that will get you noticed at your veterinary practice.
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 23, 2015
OK, nothing really beats a box of kittens, but free team training is almost as nice—just a little less furry (and it doesn’t shed).