Leadership & Personal Growth
The trials of 2021 and what they can teach us about leadership
Speaking at the Unite conference, author Mike Staver shared how veterinary professionals can make incremental changes that result in transformative leadership.
3 Must-reads recapping the 2021 Fetch dvm360® San Diego conference
3 highlights from this year's lively Fetch dvm360® conference in San Diego, California.
Maximizing your strengths and weaknesses
In an interview with dvm360®, Kelly Cairns, DVM, DACVIM, MS, divulged how harnessing your strengths and passions can help excel your career, plus stressed the importance of welcoming your weaknesses.
A sense of purpose: 10 steps to unlocking your secret superpower
Kelly Cairns, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM), shared her roadmap for developing purpose and conquering burnout.
News-wrap up: This week's veterinary news, plus Fetch dvm360 San Diego conference coverage
Check out our coverage of the Fetch dvm360 conference in San Diego, California.
SurTHRIVing: COVID-19 and the multimodal approach
Although the pandemic changed how veterinary professionals work, when it comes to the multimodal approaches to mobility, some changes—especially client relationships—have proven to be for the better.
Fetch dvm360® preview: What Ted Lasso teaches us about leadership and life
Quality leadership is a moving target. Mia Cary, DVM, believes a fictional soccer coach holds the keys to success.
3 Must-reads on leadership
3 articles designed to help you achieve your potential as a leader in the veterinary space.
Give thanks. Be thankful.
Giving back to the veterinary profession instills a sense of gratitude that was expressed by aspiring veterinary students at VetSummer 2021.
Tips and tricks for fostering growth in new employees
Founders of Empowering Veterinary Teams (EVT), Alyssa Mages, CVT, and Caitlin Keat delved into the hiring process and why transparency and following through are key to promoting growth in new team members.
News-wrap up: This week's veterinary headlines, plus highlights from ACVC
Check out this week's headlines and conference coverage.
Episode 64: How laughter can rekindle your love for veterinary medicine
In this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, CEO and founder of the company LifeBacon, shared the importance of incorporating fun into the workplace, plus how this can help combat burnout.
Why mindfulness matters
Renee Machel, cofounder of GetMotiVETed, sheds light on how (and why) practicing mindfulness can help curb stress and negativity in and out of the workplace.
Episode 62: Investing in your team is investing in your business
On this episode of The Vet Blast podcast, Dr Nick Nelson, president of BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, shares insight on his secret to success— prioritizing his staff.
BluePearl empowering employees and creating a sustainable profession with multi-year investments
The advanced veterinary care provider is offering clear pathways to career advancement with a new leveling up and compensation structure, and continuing education incentives.
News wrap-up: This week's veterinary headlines, plus a closer look at gallbladder agenesis
Check out this week's highlights.
Practical solutions to combat racial disparities within veterinary medicine
One veterinarian addresses the need for diversity, equity, and inclusion by offering invaluable guidance on how to promote, hire, and retain a more diverse workforce.
dvm360® Veterinary Heroes™ recognition program: Honoring standout veterinary professionals
Discover the ins and outs of this special recognition program, plus how to nominate exceptional veterinary professionals.
dvm360® hosted its second free virtual career fair
The event curated career opportunities to everyone within the veterinary sector, plus offered networking opportunities and access to industry leaders, and much more.
Episode 51: An alternative approach to training and coaching
On this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Empowering Veterinary Teams cofounder and CVO, Alyssa Mages, offers insight on how her organization is providing veterinary practices with the tools and techniques needed to succeed.
Episode 50: Career pivoting: How to pursue multiple passions
On this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Dr Christman is joined by Dr Bowens, who shares why and how she pursued her law degree after practicing veterinary medicine for 10 years, plus offers tips to veterinary professions interested in career pivoting.
Merck appoints new editor in chief of its renowned reference manual
Dr. Alexandra L. Winter's core mission is to discuss strategies for advancing the health and quality of life of both pets and people with both veterinary and pet-owning communities.
Why so much whiteness in the veterinary profession?
I was asked recently what I thought contributed to the low numbers of Black professionals in the veterinary field and whether there is something uniquely racist about our profession. Here are my thoughts.
Nationwide creates new position to grow pet insurance business
Mariel Devesa has been named leader of growth, expansion and development for Nationwide’s pet insurance business.
UC Davis announces new summer virtual academy
UC Davis’ National Veterinary Entrepreneurship Academy is designed to educate participants about commercialization including how to identify, develop, and validate the commercial potential of their research or idea.
Promoting consistency at your veterinary practice
Help your team go from frazzled to focused with step-by-step processes and task checklists. Here’s why, plus tips to get started.
Find a mentor, shape your veterinary career
Learn how to connect with a mentor who can help you navigate the early years of your career as a veterinarian.
Celebrating Black History Month: 4 influential figures you should know
Here’s a look at a few Black veterinarians whose leadership, determination and resiliency made a lasting imprint on this profession.
Are you ready to become a superstar mentor?
Becoming a mentor can be easy, rewarding, and monumentally influential.
Episode 42: A closer look at student leadership in veterinary medicine
On this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Dr Christman is joined by third-year international veterinary student Legend Thurman, who discusses her evolving leadership role and the ins and outs of veterinary student government.
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