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Influence

How many of you feel comfortable with calling yourself a leader? It's a sad fact that many people seem unable to recognise their leadership capabilities. We appear to have made leadership something bigger than us, something beyond us. We identify leadership qualities in only a few,...

A Pilgrims Progress

Platinum Practice the Journey In 2013 my girlfriend said to me "Why on earth have you signed up to that Platinum thing? It's a lot of money to commit, money we haven't even got now – are you mad?!" In 2017 she stated, "Businesswise, it's the best...

4 Steps to Easy Decision Making

Do you ever find it difficult to make a decision? Do you ponder for days and days, weighing up the pro’s and con’s but still find it challenging to take action? Here’s a simple but highly effective set of questions to ask yourself (or people...

The Science Behind Leadership

At this critical time in the Veterinary Sector history, many are seeking alternatives to the traditional command-and-control models of leadership. Neuroscience is highlighting some of the biological underpinnings of women’s natural leadership talents. A myriad of diverse factors contribute to leadership performance in both women...

Why Less Is More

Guilty as charged.  We all think we can multi task, but the reality is fascinating.  Incidentally I must confess that I began writing this whilst singing along to the radio and checking my emails at the same time as making coffee.  When I read the...

Mindfulness to Enrich Our Lives

Do you sometimes feel like your life is a roller coaster? Has this turbulent ride left you feeling frazzled, dizzy and stressed? Many of us feel like this, especially with the daily demands of life in practice. So, in this and our regular e-newsletters to...

New Year, New Mindset!

Vet Dynamics' list of simple New Years resolutions can instantly help you and your practice: It’s tiring running a vet practice, isn’t it? And it’s all too easy to become jaded and depressed.  Blue Monday, known to be the most depressing day of the ENTIRE year...

5 proven strategies for practice growth

All businesses go through 5 stages of growth from start-up to becoming a successful business. At each stage the business needs to invest in very specific strategies and the owner needs to adopt a change in mind-set to progress to the next stage. Failure to do...

The brain basics of boosting customer satisfaction

All customer interaction is a brain-to-brain process. As much as 95% of our decisions are made by the subconscious mind. Effective selling is the lifeblood of any business, but increasing competition and higher customer expectations make it difficult to close both new and repeat business. Practice...