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Managing yourself

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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 31, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Getting on board is easier than you think--and it doesn't have to be a chore
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 21, 2015
This Practice Manager of the Year nominee shares her experience overseeing older, more experienced team members.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 14, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Even if you try to regularly thank your team for a job well done, people still enjoy a few minutes of solely hearing praise. In this exercise, you can learn more about how team members view themselves in contrast to how their fellow teammates view them. It's all positivity--no calling out weaknesses--making it fun for all involved.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 14, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
As Stuart Smalley would say, "I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and doggone it, people like me!" Since most of us don't get out of bed each morning repeating this phrase, let your teammates remind you with this activity.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 14, 2015
By dvm360.com 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 ..."
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 14, 2015
Try these boredom busters to bring the fun back to your team training meetings.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 09, 2015
Actionable steps to make stepping away from your veterinary clinic actually work.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 17, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Walk off your stress—and give a pooch a chance to stretch her legs.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 10, 2015
Are you a misunderstood member of the youth culture or a frustrated manager? Learn how to work together in harmony. (Hint: Millennials want more than a paycheck.)
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 09, 2015
The final winner of the Veterinary Economics contest, sponsored by VPI-Nationwide, will be announced at CVC Kansas City in August. For now, come see the contenders ...
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2015
Part one in a new series on fighting stress, creating happiness and loving your job looks at sleep habits.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 21, 2015
Be emotionally present for your clients and your staff
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 12, 2015
It ain't easy but you can get by ... with a little help from your friends. (That's us.)
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FIRSTLINE: May 07, 2015
Moods: They set the tone for practice success or failure. Here’s how to hire, and hone, those moods for the better
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dvm360.com: May 01, 2015
Veterinarians, veterinary team members and other folks in the veterinary industry poured out a little of their heart and soul on colorful postcards at CVC Washington, D.C. Find out more about this Vet Confessionals Project as well as new data and stories about burnout, compassion fatigue, mental health and job satisfaction.