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Issue: 75 - Mar 16, 2015
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Contributors
Dr. Phil Zeltzman
Econverse Social Media Consulting Inc.
interFace Veterinary HR System
Joe Dysart
Marsha L. Heinke, CPA, Inc
Snowgoose Veterinary Management Consulting

Five Secrets to Success and Happiness

By: Dr. Phil Zeltzman
Dr. Phil Zeltzman

Humans are strange animals, and one of the few capable of self-destruction. We review 5 common roadblocks that may very well prevent you from reaching your full potential. Read on to find out how to get over these obstacles and reach happiness and success.

Why Your Practice is Not Reaching Its Potential

By: Louise S. Dunn
Snowgoose Veterinary Management Consulting

If you look up the definition online, “potential” is the capacity to develop, succeed or become something. When you take a look at your current business, do you see potential? Are there areas you want to develop? Is there a service or a part of the business you want to succeed? How can your business become something – or rather, what do you want your business to become?

Boost your Practice’s Social Presence

By: Martha D. Jack
Econverse Social Media Consulting Inc.

The fact is, your social media presence can only work for your practice if you have an audience to engage with. In order reap the marketing, promotional, and engagement benefits of social media you need to carefully create a relationship with your audience base. Here are some helpful tips to boost engagement and increase your audience base for your practices social media platforms.

Policies - Why Do We Need Them?

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

Whether you call it a Policy Manual or an Employee Handbook, it is a “document” that consists of many pages, that likely sits on the shelf gathering dust rather than helping you manage your practice…which might be why you have not opened it or updated it in many years. Well, it’s nearly time for Spring cleaning, so let’s start here!

Windows 10: Microsoft's Mea Culpa to Vet PC Users

By: Joe Dysart
Joe Dysart

Vets who reacted to Windows 8 with howls of incredulity can take heart: Microsoft is bending over backwards with its next Windows release to win back the mouse-and-keyboard crowd.

Wage and Hour Basics: Part One

By: Marsha L. Heinke, CPA
Marsha L. Heinke, CPA, Inc

Questions often arise for employers such as, “What constitutes paid work time?” and “How much do we need to pay employees?” The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) provides the baseline guidance, yet can be confusing, too. In this three part series, we discuss some more common questions regarding fair wages and payment of work time.