Articles by Portia Stewart - dvm360
Articles by Portia Stewart

What Hurricane Rita taught us

Aug 1, 2006

Drive down the dead-end road to Donna Rivers' house and you might get the feeling Hurricane Rita happened yesterday, not nearly a year ago.

Declaw your service strategy

Aug 1, 2006

My husband's cat, Chelsea, is a gorgeous creature. She has long, silky fur you'd just love to sink your fingers into. She's also got a look in her round, yellow eyes that says, "Don't even try it buster." Like a Venus fly trap, she lures in our defenseless friends who can't resist the idea of sneaking in just one pet. She's eager to respond with a warning growl and a quick swipe that clearly says, "back off!"

Firstline Live

Jul 26, 2006

Are you ready to rekindle your love affair with your job? Do you need tips to work more effectively as a team, offer out-of-this world client service, or deal with your biggest frustrations in practice? We’d love to help. And that’s why we’re jazzed about Firstline Live, a team training event designed to give you the same kind of high-energy advice and inspiration we deliver in Firstline—except in person.

Tips to tackle difficult discussions

Oct 1, 2005

It's hard to find the right words when you're broaching a topic that could spark tempers. Here's help to head off eruptions with co-workers, clients, or the boss.

Inventory: Get a grasp on the goods

Aug 1, 2005

Anyone who's managed inventory knows it's tough to find the right balance of products without storing too much—or too little. These tips take the ache out of tracking, ordering, and stocking.

Who are you?

Aug 1, 2005

Here's a quick snapshot of what we've learned about your career, pay, responsibilities, and feelings about veterinary practice.

Hospital Design
Hospital Design

A gutted building finds new life in Culver City, California



Experience World-Class Veterinary Education
Missed the show or want a refresh?
Buy Audio Files

Click here