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Veterinary team motivator: Turn "I" into "we"

January 1, 2014

Use team speak to improve veterinary team members' confidence and performance.

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Why others don't understand you and how to say it better

November 1, 2013

Do the words and phrases you use in the clinic clear the air or create new clouds of confusion? Consider this advice to form better bonds with veterinary clients and coworkers.

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'But it's just a teensy postmortem procedure...'

October 1, 2013

Your cancer patient is euthanized and you want a fluid sample. Your veterinary colleague demands that you get the pet owners' OK first. Is it really necessary?

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Our veterinary practice owner's baby gives us the blues

October 1, 2013

Q: Our veterinarian brings her infant to work every day. Our team lags behind with our work because if the baby starts fussing we have to drop what we're doing and take care of the baby. What can we do?

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Holistic vs. FDA-approved: Two veterinarians take divergent approaches

September 1, 2013

What would you do if your veterinary colleague prescribed natural supplements to your client while you were away on vacation?

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Sample conversation tree: Taking your concerns to the boss

September 1, 2013

To prepare for a meeting with your veterinary team manager, write down your thoughts. State the problem in one or two sentences. Next, list two or three specific examples with approximate dates and times. Finally, offer a positive solution. "Fire Mary" isn't what most managers want to hear. Bosses want constructive steps that can help heal your team. Start your conversation with a request that respects your manager's time:

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Where does communication most often break down in a veterinary clinic?

July 1, 2013

Be clear when assigning tasks.

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Who's steering your practice?

July 1, 2013

If thoughts of your veterinarian stir you to feelings of mutiny, consider these tips to weather the storms at work and set a course for smooth sailing.

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Top 10 ways to breed negativity in your veterinary clinic

June 19, 2013

Who needs a functional staff anyway?

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