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Self-Care and Servant Leadership Are Not Mutually Exclusive

Dec 10, 2019

Mia Cary, DVM

Ever wonder why flight attendants tell us to put on our own oxygen mask before helping others with their oxygen masks during an emergency? It's because we are better equipped to help others when we take care of ourselves first. This is practicing self-care, which is easier said than done, and it's easier to do on our good days than on our bad days.  We often need a tipping point of some sort that forces us to accept this guiding principle to be true. My tipping point was in my early career days with Boehringer Ingelheim (BI). I received...

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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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