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Working with team members - technicians

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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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FIRSTLINE: Jan 20, 2016
Use these tips to tame tempers and vanquish veterinary team tantrums.
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Nationwide: Dec 24, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
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.
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 04, 2015
Turn down the bad vibes and get on with your life.
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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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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).
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 18, 2015
One of the veterinary technicians is super territorial and bossy, and I’m so sick of her I’m ready to quit! What can I say to my boss to help her see this Super Tech is ruining our team?
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 30, 2015
Quality seating is hard to find, but veterinary technician Tasha McNerney, BS, CVT, doesn’t let that stop her from wrangling some career tips from the YouTube “Cone of Shame” creator and world-renowned veterinarian.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 29, 2015
Some clients' behavior becomes clinic legend. But how do you react when it's actually happening?
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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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FIRSTLINE: Jul 09, 2015
Stop barking at coworkers and avoid the phrases that increase the chances your team will snap. Then practice communication that tames team members' tempers and enjoy a happier workday together.
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dvm360.com: Jun 25, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
This toolkit delivers articles, tips, handouts, videos and tools all designed to make it as easy as possible to discuss flea control with your team and clients. (With an educational grant provided by Merck)