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Total compensation statement

April 7, 2008

Use this Excel spreadsheet to show associates and team members how much you spend to employ them.

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Don't let bad Internet reviews bite

April 1, 2008

Let's say you're casually googling your practice one day when you find a review that makes your eyes pop out of your head ...

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Downloadable phone scripts

March 7, 2008

Evaluate the phone skills of receptionists at your clinic and others with these downloadable Excel documents.

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House call compensation

March 1, 2008

I'm a house call veterinarian who'd like to continue to perform surgeries and take radiographs in order to maintain my skills. What's the appropriate amount of compensation for a veterinarian who allows me to use his or her hospital for these purposes?

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Footprints = profits

March 1, 2008

Don't despair at few new clients. Just follow the feet!

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The worst-case scenario survival handbook: Veterinary edition

February 1, 2008

Hurricanes. Embezzlers. Lawsuits. If you put the proper safeguards in place, you can stay out of trouble.

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A good boss lets bad eggs go

January 1, 2008

You show consistency as a boss and respect for your top employees when you terminate someone who needs to go.

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Starting an associate on ProSal

January 1, 2008

Q. My associate earns 22.5 percent of her total production. Of that, about 17 percent is wages and the remainder is fringe benefits. She also receives a bonus. How can I switch her to ProSal without giving away the farm?

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Compensation at a walk-in clinic

December 1, 2007

I work at a walk-in clinic. Some clients ask for me, but if it's a 40-minute wait, they'll see another doctor. My boss wants to pay me a percentage of my production. Is this fair at a walk-in clinic?

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