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10 Common Blind Spots of Veterinary Leaders – and how to identify yours embracing change employee retention leadership

As a veterinary leader, self-awareness is key.  

Self-awareness comes from knowing yourself, knowing your values, personality, needs, habits, and emotions. It is through self-awareness...

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Leadership is not about you, yet it’s all about you. employee retention leadership mindset

For a long time, the veterinary profession has adhered to the leader-follower approach. It seems logical for a high stress environment where emergency situations happen. But what the...

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Trying to be everything to everyone as a leader leadership perfectionism

Let me tell you about a client of mine; I'm going to call her Helen for the sake of this post.

Helen is driven, has direction, goals, and passion. She's the Clinical Director of a five vet...

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Good intentions gone wrong – can you change this? leadership mindset mindset tools
Many vets have had the experience of competing with Dr Google. A client brings in their beloved pup who isn’t feeling well, and they have a whole list of ideas of what they might think is...
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The benefit of challenges a post-covid world embracing change leadership mindset the power of coaching
There’s no doubt that it’s been a challenging couple of years for most, as people try to balance life, work and the new normal. And given the long haul that these past 2+ years has...
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The power of active listening a post-covid world active listening employee retention leadership wellbeing
There is no doubt that people across the globe are responding in a multitude of ways to recent world events. It has prompted widespread fear and uncertainty, and now on the other side of it...
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5 lessons I have learned about leadership leadership

1) Leadership is not about you, yet it's all about you. 

As a leader, you focus your energy externally on your colleagues and work to serve them in achieving their highest potential. But, it...

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Post-Lockdown Team Reintegration: 3 Reasons Values Matter a post-covid world employee retention leadership

Note from the author: Although I originally wrote this blog in 2020, the message is still very important. As a practice owner or leader, you have a unique opportunity to reflect, reset, and renew....

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How flexible could you, or should you be as a practice owner? employee retention leadership work life balance

When an employee asks if you have time to talk, you know what’s coming, a request of some sort. Now maybe this fills you with dread and has you thinking; “How much more do I need to...

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