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The Value of Taking a 'Bubble Break' in Veterinary Medicine

Oct 16, 2019

Kimberly Pope-Robinson

Recently, 1 Life Connected and The Bridge Club partnered to host "balloon events" at a large national veterinary conference. Even though we were attending an event with tens of thousands of veterinary professionals, it can still feel isolating. These balloon events were designed to allow people to come together and engage in activities, both individually and as a group, to overcome that feeling. The events created a space for people to connect with each other and themselves... To “fill their balloons.” The group participated in many acti...

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From the VetPartners Experts: 7 Ways to Keep Candidates Engaged During the Hiring Process

Oct 8, 2019
Human Resources
Stacy Pursell, CPS, CERS

There are many assumptions that a veterinary employer should not make in regards to hiring. One of those assumptions is that a candidate is going to stay in the hiring process all the way until the en...

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From the VetPartners Experts: Listening with Empathy

Sep 27, 2019
Practice Management
Carolyn Shadle

Can communication skills be learned?  I had a woman in a class I once taught on the subject of listening and dialogue who said, “It’s just not me! I’m a yeller. I can’t imagine saying nothing...

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From the VetPartners Experts: Leadership Lessons Learned on the Inca Trail

Sep 18, 2019
Practice Management
Wendy Hauser, DVM

In late May 2019 my family and I hiked the terminal 27 miles of the Inca Trail, ending in Macchu Pichu. As a child, I heard vivid stories of Peru from my father, who grew up in the mountains outside o...

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2019 VetPartners Mid-Year Meeting in Review

Aug 29, 2019
VetPartners Meetings
Sarah Rumple

The VetPartners 2019 Mid-Year Meeting is officially in the books, and this one will go down as a doozy (in more ways than one!). The 2019 VetPartners Mid-Year Meeting by the numbers I know what you...

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