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From the VetPartners Experts: Gossip in the Veterinary Workplace

Aug 20, 2019

Michelle Harcha, DVM, MA

Sitting in a workshop complaining about someone that was gossiping about me, I realized that I was gossiping about her as well. It was a moment of profound insight because I had no awareness that I was doing the very same thing to her. I went back to work, apologized, and said I would not do it again. I have kept my promise, and it has not always been easy. Why do we gossip? For me, I realized that I had a “story” about her, and I wanted everyone to see her just like I did. I was spreading my side of the story—the situation as I percei...

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From the VetPartners Experts: How Emergency and Specialty Practice Teams Can Survive the Dog Days of Summer

Jun 26, 2019
Practice Management
Amanda Donnelly, DVM, MBA

Summer is here, which means things are heating up outside and inside – especially if you work at an emergency or specialty referral practice. Teams working the Fourth of July shift at an ER know...

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From the VetPartners Experts: Who Needs a Coach?

Jun 13, 2019
Practice Management, Well-Being
Jeff Thoren, DVM, PCC, BCC

As a veterinary practice leader, you are undoubtedly attracted to the idea of creating a business that delivers excellent results while, at the same time, being a great place to work. This is often ea...

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From the VetPartners Experts: Fraud, Theft, and Embezzlement: Is It Happening in Your Practice?

Jun 5, 2019
Practice Management
Tera Nance

What if your practice was experiencing high profits, the schedule was always booked solid, and you had numerous new clients, but at the end of the month, you never had any cash in the bank and were st...

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From the VetPartners Experts: All Valuations Are Not Created Equal

May 29, 2019
Practice Valuation
Lorraine List

Suppose you are an associate at ABC Animal Hospital and you’re considering the purchase of 20% of the practice from the owner. She hired a veterinary valuation expert two years ago to value the prac...

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