How to GSD at GSD presented by Andy Roark, DVM
Are you ready to GSD? You are going to need a plan. Personal Strategic planning isn’t easy, but it doesn’t have to be brutal. You’re going to learn the principles of backward design and “starting with the end in mind”. We will discuss the how to of prioritizing goals and making the difficult decisions when resources are limited. And last, but never least we are going to talk about the key to all of it, personal boundaries.
No One Belongs Here More Than You presented by Jamie Holms, RVT, CPT1
Dr. Vivek H. Murthy a former US Surgeon General stated “The world is suffering from an epidemic of loneliness. If we can not rebuild strong, authentic social connections, we will continue to splinter apart – in the workplace and society.” Dig into the differences between belonging and fitting in. Learn why we hope you never fit in at Uncharted and why, no one, belongs here more than you.
It’s Not Staph, It’s The Other Culture presented by Saye Clement, DVM
Maybe it’s the brass ring for the veterinary profession, but we all want it… great clinic culture. This large scale workshop will help you define your ideal culture and discuss how to evaluate your key players. We will start developing the tools you need for implementation, and talk about how to best achieve effective on-boarding. We will also help you to determine what your timeline is for effective implementation so you don’t get frustrated!
Slaying Time Management Myths presented by Mike Falconer
Ever walk into work and become paralyzed by everything you have to do? Or start the day doing one thing, and then remember something more important and that you need to do first? This workshop can help! Learn about the magic number seven. Learn how turn your jobs list into an action plan. Learn how to create a routine you can stick to and how to prioritize everything else. Find out what how and why you delegate. Leave with actual tools you will be able to use on the first day you return to work.
Body Language: Your Personal Curb Appeal presented by Dani McVety, DVM
The way you walk into the room, hold the patient’s chart, and shake the client’s hand may determine compliance before you even speak. By unknowingly appearing disinterested, forceful, or unsure of yourself in the exam room you are giving up your position of influence and losing ground with your clients. This will not only affect your ability to appropriately treat the pet, but will also decrease the perceived value of your services. Being aware of these unspoken subtleties offers clinicians and technicians alike the chance to discern, confirm, and reshape the attitude a client may be feeling without saying a word.
Game Changers presented by Dani McVety, DVM
You may not love the idea of having a business plan, or spending hours on a mission statement that every employee can recite. I don’t either. There are far more important tools we can use to help our veterinary businesses thrive, maintain integrity and consistency with our teams, and build a group of people that fit our culture. It’s not as hard as it seems if you have these three tools.
I’m With The Brand! presented by Senani Ratnayake, BSc RVT
It’s so fulfilling to feel like you belong, but often we find ourselves struggling to achieve team harmony and the culture that truly reflects your practice Brand. It’s time for your individuals to uncover how being a part of the team will allow them success in achieving their goals. Let’s compel them to own their personal impact and take accountability for effective collaboration towards practice outcomes.
Jedi Mind Tricks presented by Dave Nicol, BVMS, Cert. Mgmt MRCVS
Delegates will understand the benefits of using personality-profiling tools as part of their recruitment practice and be able to integrate an NLP technique into their recruitment campaigns to effectively hire the right people who are capable of performing in the role.
Performance Management For Dummies presented by Dave Nicol, BVMS, Cert. Mgmt MRCVS
Delegates will understand what the difference is between poor and effective performance management is. They will understand the various elements the comprise a performance management system, how to create and then use them to build a high performing team.
Improve Profits – Get LEAN! presented by Denise Tumblin
The concept of LEAN started in the auto industry in the early 1900s, and the human healthcare industry has adopted LEAN principals to help reduce mistakes, manage costs, and improve patient flow. Join the Get Sh*t Done conversation to identify strategies to enhance patient care and boost staff morale, while still improving profits. Become a LEAN, productive veterinary practice!
Even Leaner! presented by Denise Tumblin
In this in-depth workshop, attendees will learn how to develop a critical plan for reviewing their cost of goods sold (COGS) and other operating expenses. They will be able to evaluate their team and workflows to create strategy for reducing/managing costs, improving patient care and workflow.
Attract More Clients and Better Candidates Through Better Branding presented by Odie Marcovici, DVM
This presentation will cover the basic concepts in brand identity and will include examples from well-known organizations, including Disney and Starbucks that will help you build and develop your hospital’s brand. It will also include interactive games to get your hospital staff involved in building your brand.
Confessions of a Corporate Recruiter presented by Odie Marcovici, DVM
This presentation will cover an overview of the current forecast for recruiting. Whether you are in corporate or private practice, the reality is that we are facing a shortage of caring, competent veterinarians, technicians, assistants and csrs. We will talk about how to find candidates, interviewing skills that include how to weed out the ones that have the best chance for success in your practice and what to do with them once you hire them, in order to retain them.
Implementing Change in Today’s Practice – Plan today, Change Tomorrow! The secret to CHANGE SUCCESS! Presented by Kenneth Thornberry, DVM
We will help people take some ideas that they have or learn at the conference and create a solid, concrete action plan (or two) using SMART goal action planning. We will discuss topics that start with why people resist change, defining and communicating your “WHY” (Simon Sinek) as a part of the process of getting buy-in from your key influencers (positive and negative) and utilizing skills defined through understanding DiSC communications styles and Strengthsfinder information. We will walk thru some potential healthcare gaps you might want to consider as action plan items. We will then walk through SMART Goals and using an Action Plan template to create some full action plans ready to implement as soon as you return to your practice.
How to Get Sh*t Done & Change your Life presented by Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS, CVJ
High achievers are notorious for chasing multiple goals at the same time, yet they often can’t physically achieve all of them. This can lead to feelings of overwhelm, frustration and inadequacy. This workshop focuses on helping you organize your overwhelm, kill your frustration and destroy your feelings of inadequacy.
Creating a Quarterly Merit Review System presented by Summer Holmstrand, MBA
Are you looking for an alternative to the standard raise conversation? Let’s look at making it merit based, regular, and take the pain out of regular check-ins! Create a full merit review and quarterly incentive program that supports the goals you have for your hospital through a simple merit review, a scale that is specific to your hospital and a walk through of how to do the calculations and bonuses. This works great for budgets big and small!