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Take Charge of Your Career Like a Boss

Take Charge of Your Career Like a Boss

Contributed by: Carol Hurst, LVT, CVPM, CVJ   Let me paint a picture for you:  You’ve been in your current position for six to nine years. It may be your second professional position.  It may be your first. You wouldn’t describe yourself as happy, merely content.   You’ve settled into this position like a well-worn glove.  Any lofty goals you had for yourself when you started on this journey were buried in reality, compassion fatigue, and …

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A How-To Guide on Promoting Yourself

A How-To Guide on Promoting Yourself

Contributed by: Carol Hurst, LVT, CVPM, CVJ   Arrogant is defined as having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one’s own importance or abilities.  To brag is the act of talking boastfully, and to boast is to show excessive pride and self-satisfaction in one’s achievements, possessions or abilities.   If these are the words that come to mind when you even think of talking about something you accomplished or offering your expertise in a certain …

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Are We About to See The Death of The Annual Vet Exam?

Are We About to See The Death of The Annual Vet Exam?

Contributed by: Mark Olcott, DVM, MBA Veterinary practices historically have been overwhelmingly reliant on the revenue from annual wellness exams to keep their doors open.  Not just the primary revenue from the visit itself, but the dentals and procedures and lab work that arise from that visit.   I’m increasingly of the opinion that this fairly predictable revenue stream is slowly but surely going away.   Why? As with every trend, there are many factors. …

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Why Do I Have To Praise People For Doing Their Job?

Why Do I Have To Praise People For Doing Their Job?

Contributed by: Andy Roark, DVM MS I was talking about motivating veterinary support staff at a conference a few years ago when a man in the audience raised his hand. When I called on him, he said, “I have staff who’ve been around for years. Why do I have to keep thanking and praising them for doing the job I’m paying them for?”   It’s important to note up front that he was not talking …

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What If Rey from Star Wars Was a Veterinary Practice Manager?

What If Rey from Star Wars Was a Veterinary Practice Manager?

Ever wish you had The Force to help you run your veterinary business? Carol Hurst (Blue Flame Veterinary Consulting) created a quick video to show you what it would be like if you did. Want to meet other innovative veterinary business rock stars like Carol? Join the Uncharted community by registering for either one of our 2018 events (Uncharted 2018, Uncharted: Get Sh*t Done) or UVC Online.

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The Path to Practice Ownership

The Path to Practice Ownership

Do you dream of owning a veterinary practice? The right guidance can help you reach your goal. Watch the discussion below featuring Dr. Andy Roark and Sarita Vora, senior loan officer at Live Oak Bank.   YES! Send me the notes. Together, Dr. Roark & Sarita will answer questions like: When I try to get a loan, will my student loan debt be a deal breaker? What are the most common reasons people get denied for a …

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