Leadership

The secret to a happy, harmonious team is no secret at all. As a leader, team member or practice owner, all you need to do is focus on learning people's behaviours. Behaviour differs from person-to-person; it's subjective, it's all about perception. Your team's perception of...

Communication as an art form; Awareness; Rapport; Trust.Debbie Robinson explains how to achieve and combine these three elements to improve the relationship with your clients.Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is a practical skill that can create the results we truly want. It is an approach to explaining...

A simple NLP technique to re-shape your mindset and boost your self-belief. Robert Dilts, one of the earliest students of Richard Bandler and John Grinder (the founders of NLP), designed a simple model for thinking about personal change and learning and developing congruence. In NLP...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

In all businesses there are groups and individuals competing for resources or influence. Whether at an individual, group or organisational level, there are a wide range of differences in priorities, values and opinions.The question of whether conflict should exist or be ironed out, whether it...

We are all creatures of habit. Our habits are engrained with years, sometimes decades, of repeated behaviours that have worked for us. The conventional wisdom is that it takes three months to change a good habit and six months to change a bad one.  Change is not...

According to 90% of surgeries polled by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) earlier this year, over half of pet owners do not understand what registered veterinary nurses do.Alongside this research, the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA) says ‘vet nurses provide skilled supportive care for sick...