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Unleash Your Purpose

Jun 25, 2020

Debbie Stoewen, DVM, MSW, RSW, PhD

With the world essentially shut down, we are in a time of chaos. Surviving it is one thing; successfully emerging from it requires a whole different way of thinking. We need to adjust and adapt to successfully navigate this era. Key in this, however, is to remain bound by purpose. Great leaders believe in something beyond their job, their title, and the products and services they offer. They unite their teams through a higher purpose, a shared value of why they do the work that they do. It’s in times of crisis that this is more important t...

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Carpe Per Diem: What’s Behind a Relief Veterinarian’s Fees

Oct 31, 2019
Human Resources, Practice Management, Well-Being
Cindy Trice, DVM

“Carpe per diem—seize the check.” —Robin Williams Relief veterinarians are business-to-business service providers and entrepreneurs. We’ve elected to start our own businesses in purs...

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The Value of Taking a ‘Bubble Break’ in Veterinary Medicine

Oct 16, 2019
Human Resources, Industry Involvement, Self-care, Veterinary, Well-Being
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 o...

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

Oct 8, 2019
Human Resources, Practice Management
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
communication, Human Resources, 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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