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Issue: 68 - Aug 15, 2014
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ALD Veterinary Consulting, LLC
Dana Durrance, M.A.
Dr. Phil Zeltzman1
interFace Veterinary HR System
Kendrick Technical Services, LLC
Snowgoose Veterinary Management Consulting
Veterinary Best Practice
Veterinary Success Services
Veterinary Technology Summit

Last Chance to Register for the Veterinary Technology Summit!

By: Veterinary Technology Summit
Veterinary Technology Summit

The 2014 Veterinary Technology Summit is just two weeks away! Seats are filling up, but there’s still time to register. Last year’s event received high marks from attendees, and this year we’re making it even bigger and better!

6 Ways to Win in Business

By: Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS, CVJ
Dr. Phil Zeltzman1

What are the criteria that can make you win or lose in business? We share 6 critical principles used by the best in the business world. Follow their tracks and watch yourself succeed!

Dealing with Behavior Issues –Am I the Problem Employee?!

By: Louise S. Dunn
Snowgoose Veterinary Management Consulting

It’s Wednesday morning and you are arriving at work. A sense of doom and despair grows in the pit of your stomach as you pull into the parking lot. Your mind starts going through the list…the narcissistic manager, the crabby clients who always yell at you, that stupid tech who is always smiling while stabbing you in the back. The list seems to grow longer as the months go by. You find yourself faking a smile as you walk in the door ...

How to Simplify Your Marketing Plan

By: Amanda L. Donnelly, DVM, MBA
ALD Veterinary Consulting, LLC

Marketing a veterinary practice can be a daunting challenge especially in today’s competitive marketplace. Practice leaders often struggle trying to decide which marketing efforts are most effective as well as finding resources –e.g. time, personnel and money - to execute marketing initiatives ...

Creating A Learning Environment in Your Practice

By: Peter Weinstein, DVM, MBA
Veterinary Success Services

“It totally is in a learning culture that you create an atmosphere where everyone is looking all the time to do things better. “ Jack Welch

MRSA: A New OSHA Concern: Looking at Employee's Health, Effects on Clients and Medical Privacy Concerns

By: Chery F. Kendrick, DVM, MPVM, MLT, CFS
Kendrick Technical Services, LLC

There are many aspects of our workplace that fall under OSHA. We are constantly aware of the OSHA is a part of every aspect of our work lives. Each and every day we see safety issues in our practices that are a part of our general workplace protocol ...

Evals Gone Wild!

By: Katherine Dobbs, RVT, CVPM, PHR
interFace Veterinary HR System

When you were first introduced to your current performance evaluation system (PES), you had high hopes! The evaluation seemed fair, was a reasonable length, and had a manageable outcome. However, over the years you’ve known each other, your PES has taken on a life of its own ...

No More Estimates!

By: Jan Miller, Veterinary Best Practice and Veterinary Demographics
Veterinary Best Practice

Don’t Let the Words You Use Get In Your Way

Gifts You Want to Return

By: Dana L Durrance, MA
Dana Durrance, M.A.

In your jobs as veterinary professionals, how many of you have ever heard the notion that death is a gift? Sound kind of crazy doesn’t it? I mean, here you are…. doing everything in your power to keep your patients from dying, and then suddenly, when they finally do die…you are to think of this as a gift. Some gift huh? Yea right…the type of gift you wish you would return ...