The Champion's Corner Blog

The Champion's Corner Blog

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    In the aftermath of the events that have occurred over the past few months, it isn't easy to imagine what the future holds. COVID 19, job loss, a presidential election, extreme weather, and the fluctuating stock market are eroding confidence and causing disequilibrium. Despite the turmoil around us, the veterinary industry seems to stable. In fact, in many practices, business is booming! But this is not a time for complacency. Managers should look read more...

  • Blog Entry

    COVID-19 has had a profound and pervasive impact on all aspects of our personal and professional lives. When states instructed residents to shelter at home and all businesses---except those considered essential--- were temporarily closed, veterinary practices and hospital were permitted to continue operations, in some cases for emergency care only. The impact was surprising. According to a recent VHMA Insiders’ Insight survey , practices report that read more...

  • Communicating during a pandemic

    Blog Entry

    As the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 continues to rise, businesses are doing their best to stay afloat, addressing the changes brought on by the pandemic and being sensitive to conditions and challenges clients may be facing as a result of these changes. The challenge for owners and managers is how to engage effectively and empathetically with clients during this new normal. Veterinary practices and staff walk a fine line as they read more...

  • In five months, the world has changed dramatically. Today, face masks are de rigueur, handshakes are taboo, and “lean in” has been replaced with “maintain a distance of at least six feet.” We are now focused on adjusting our behaviors and business practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and businesses are rushing to adapt to the new normal and implement measures to remain viable. Many are expanding their social media and online presence. During read more...

  • Blog Entry

    According to the Institute for College Access and Success, the number of people who hold certificates has increased by more than 50% since 2005 — and that number is rising. Certificates may lead to more opportunities and increased pay but selecting a program that is worth the time and expense is a critical first step. Search the Internet and you will find a vast array of certificate programs geared to practice managers. The subject matter, price read more...

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