It is important to ask questions about circumstances in which people’s values and the unarticulated norms come into play. For example: What happens when there is a problem that needs to be solved? Ask for an example and listen for cues if that resonates with you. Consider who was asked for … [Read more...] about How do I Research the Culture at a Veterinary Specialty Hospital?
Veterinarians’ reputations are largely based on their bedside manner. In fact, it’s been shown that those with a more courteous bedside manner have higher satisfaction scores, a lower chance of being sued, and fewer claims overall. Therefore, it’s worth noting a few ways to improve your … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Ways for Veterinarians to Improve Their Bedside Manner
Everyone wants to be a part of a veterinary hospital where they feel included, challenged, and appreciated. The problem is that it’s not always easy to determine what makes a hospital the type of workplace where every veterinarian is clamoring to work. Here we have compiled a list of … [Read more...] about Characteristics of an Amazing Veterinary Workplace Environment
Working for a toxic leader is not easy, and it can really take a toll on a work environment. Toxic leadership, or leaders, managers, or supervisors who have negative effects on a team, can take the joy out of your work and make you dread coming in each day. If you want your employees to stay … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Survive Toxic Leadership in Your Hospital
No matter how great a leader is, he or she can lose sight of the meaning of leadership. It is easy for the definition of leadership to get lost and to forget what you should be doing as veterinary practice owners and managers to facilitate your employees’ growth as workers and as … [Read more...] about Top 3 Things You Can Do To Be A Better Leader Today
Veterinary medicine is increasingly taking a team approach to patient care, recognizing that a group of specialized team members (veterinarians, veterinary techs, administrative staff, assistants) with specific knowledge, skills, and competencies can work. However, a team-based approach forces … [Read more...] about How Veterinarians can Master Delegation