Veterinary Business

Platinum Practice the JourneyIn 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...

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...

The veterinary industry is transforming in terms of corporatisation, competition, commoditisation, client compliance and public perception. These changes are accompanied by concerns about vets’ mental well-being, new graduate support and preparedness, as well as attrition from the profession. Much of this comes from the fact...

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...

A quote worth reading from one of my favourite authors:“Great powers and empires are, I would suggest, complex systems, made up of a very large number of interacting components that are asymmetrically organized, which means their construction more resembles a termite hill than an Egyptian...