Team Communication | Veterinary Economics

Team Communication

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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 01, 2006
Take these three steps to make sure you can reach your team members and communicate critical news.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 01, 2006
Agree on the basic care you want to deliver at your veterinary hospital. Write it down. And get all your team members heading in the same direction.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 01, 2006
When you, your team, and your clients are reading from the same set of directions, you make it to your end goal—better pet care—with fewer detours.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Your standards should be clear, concise protocols—like the ones listed below—for what you believe is the best care for the pets you see.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 01, 2006
From divorce to debt, everyone deals with personal issues?and you may feel you shoulder too big a burden. Use these strategies to manage tough situations when they spill into the workplace.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 01, 2006
Use a newsletter to make sure staff members never feel left out in the cold.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2006
Reduction in appetite indicates that the induction phase of therapy has been completed.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2006
We're taking our practices to the next level by introducing quality control protocols. Better control means better results, which gives us the foundation we need to be more than just a good hospital; we want to be great.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2006
It's hard for team members to implement changes if the doctors aren't on the same page. Solve this problem with a new approach to team training.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Feb 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Only 21 percent of practices conduct performance evaluations, says Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board member Dr. Karen Felsted, CPA, MS, CVPM, a consultant with Brakke Consulting Inc. in Dallas. Yet your success in practice largely depends on how well you manage people. And performance evaluations let employees know how they're doing, so they—and you—can improve.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Feb 01, 2006
When his workplace turned toxic and his partnership opportunity dried up, this doctor learned the hard way that it's better to cut your losses and move on&mdashbefore it's too late.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 01, 2005
The greatest motivation you can offer is something new and challenging to complete. So give your team members jobs that are just beyond their comfort zone, and they'll enjoy a sense of accomplishment when they complete the difficult new task.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Occasionally, even the best employee has a lapse in judgment. And lapses have consequences. For example, you may have reached into an empty tray of distemper vaccines on a busy Saturday, or found the practice shorthanded one afternoon.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2005
Use these strategies to address discord before interpersonal issues undermine your business—and your passion for practice.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2005
Think you're working too much? Odds are you're not delegating enough to team members—who are hungry to help.