Career Challenges

Become a Mentor and Step Up Your Leadership Game

MENTORING GOES BOTH WAYS Good mentors recognize that learning is a two-way street between the mentor and mentee. Leadership can be looked at many ways. I personally believe that being a leader in veterinary medicine means that you also have to be a mentor. According to the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), mentoring is defined …

Perception is Often Reality

Many veterinarians find practice goals of simultaneously providing a high level of medical care and attaining acceptable profit margins can no longer be met without the care provided by credentialed veterinary technicians.

Compliance: A Team Effort

Compliance: A Team Effort

Does your practice struggle with low compliance rates? Debbie Boone shares some tips from her 23 years of veterinary practice management experience on how to boost client compliance.

Stuck. Many of us can relate to feeling stuck when we continuously repeat old processes, live in unhappy relationships, or work in unhealthy environments. We may know that we are unhappy but often stay the course because we don’t know how to make successful change happen. We become comfortable with the familiar misery.

Getting Your Life Unstuck

Have you ever felt that you were in a rut? Trapped? Frozen? Maybe you feel that way now about some part of your life. Read this article for an introduction to the 4 steps to getting “unstuck.”

Tips and Tricks to Rev Up Your Client Service Game

Tips and Tricks to Rev Up Your Client Service Game

Often, veterinary technicians and assistants miss opportunities with clients that could enhance the client relationship and bond, ultimately leading to better patient care. It is up to each individual to capture the moment and create a positive experience for every client and patient every time they visit the practice.

Career Challenges

Creating Altitude in Your Career

The veterinary technician profession is not only emotionally and mentally challenging, it also takes a physical toll. Many of us concentrate so hard on being a great veterinary technician that we don’t think about the physical demands until it is too late. Fortunately, there are opportunities for advancement within our profession that allow us to escape some of the physical stress, yet still work closely with clients, pets, and our team.

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