Team Center - Team Building | Firstline

Team Center - Team Building

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FIRSTLINE: Aug 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Do you struggle to remember all of the mountains you've climbed when it's time for your performance review? Use this simple solution from Katherine Dobbs, RVT, the director of client services at Gulf Coast Veterinary Internists and Critical Care in Houston: Track your goals and accomplishments with a weekly activity report.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 01, 2006
When you say apple, do others hear orange? Use these tips to give helpful feedback that others will understand and appreciate.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 01, 2006
Tired of reseeding with new hires every year? It's time to cultivate perennials.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Do chatty clients drive you batty? Does a dusty counter or paw prints on a newly washed floor raise your hackles? A 2005 AVHC Veterinary Team Study shows difficult clients, lack of recognition, and co-workers with bad attitudes top the list of your colleagues' frustrations.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 01, 2006
Looking for a new team member? Asking the right questions during an interview will help you pick the right fit for your practice. Review these five questions to get started:
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Use these tips to utter praise that makes your co-workers feel great.
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 01, 2006
Meet Paige Phillips, RVT, Firstline's 2006 MVP winner.
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 01, 2006
Take one team, add some training, and mix in a little fun. It's a recipe for success!
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FIRSTLINE: Feb 01, 2006
Looking for a new way to keep your team motivated? When team members at Franklin County Animal Hospital Inc., in Rocky Mount, Va., got into a rut, they adopted an idea from 1001 Ways to Energize Employees by Bob Nelson (Workman Publishing Co., 1997), and modified it to fit their practice.
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 01, 2005
Staff members at Danforth Animal Hospital in Edmond, Okla., turned their monthly staff meetings into a roundtable discussion, says Pam Crabtree, RVT.
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 01, 2005
A grouchy client leaves the practice with a smile on her face. A co-worker finishes inventory 10 minutes earlier because you offered a helping hand. These efforts deserve thanks!
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 01, 2005
Six prescriptions to keep receptionists from feeling isolated.
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FIRSTLINE: Oct 01, 2005
My co-workers don't take responsibility for their duties, and I often end up picking up the slack. What can I do?
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FIRSTLINE: Oct 01, 2005
Favoritism, morale problems, unbearable associates–sometimes the doctor just doesn't see the issue. Use these strategies to clean off the doctor's rose-colored glasses, without making him or her mad.
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FIRSTLINE: Oct 01, 2005
How do I convince the doctor that we're understaffed?