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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 31, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
When conflict festers and communication is angry or chilled, patients, clients and team members suffer. If you don’t believe it’s true, you’re in the minority in veterinary practice. Look at the numbers, thoughts from your colleagues in the survey, and insights from our resident emotional intelligence guru Shawn McVey, MSW.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 30, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Data from the 2017 dvm360 Toxic Teams Survey sheds light on the dysfunction.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 26, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Short answer? Maybe. In triangulated communication, one person in the veterinary practice refuses to talk to another, forcing a third person (read: manager) to serve as a go-between. Let's take a look at data from the 2017 dvm360 Toxic Teams Survey to see how managers address toxic team environments.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 23, 2017
Face-to-face is the best way to resolve conflict.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 20, 2017
A lawyer once said how lucky I was to have my brother overseeing my finances. Guess again.
 
VETTED: Jan 19, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
According to the Harvard Business Review, you’re better off avoiding the poison than going for glory when hiring for your veterinary practice.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 19, 2017
What they are, why they're so bad for veterinary practices, and where your hope for change lies.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 11, 2017
The veterinary clinic isn’t immune to election-year friction. But what happens when team members start to feel intimidated by one belligerent doctor’s expression of his political views?
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 10, 2017
With a predominantly female profession comes babies. And with babies comes breastmilk. How well do you know your rights and limitations?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 04, 2017
Toxic teams disrupt patient care and our jobs. Recognizing and removing yourself from the environment is the best thing—for everyone. PLUS! Fresh data from our Toxic Teams survey.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 04, 2017
Shawn McVey, MA, MSW, offers six symptoms to diagnose a toxic team environment.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 02, 2017
When things start going downhill, it’s easy to play the blame game. But before you get ticked at your veterinary team, ask yourself these questions.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 10, 2016
By skipping the simple solution and taking the route to what's easy, we trade quality for convenience, inside and outside of a veterinary clinic.
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 09, 2016
You celebrate your veterinary technicians for a week in October. What about the other 51 weeks of the year?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 29, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
An MBA/CVPM weighs in on what it takes to manage a clinic.