Design your Life’s Passion, Develop your Career

Allow the Creativity to Flow, Design and Develop your Career and/or Life’s Passion

Grab a pen and allow the writing opportunity
to etch your focus.

STOP and PRINT this page. Grab a pen or pencil!

Clarity in our career or life’s passion may elude us simply because we are unable to give time and energy to the creation of our personal Mission/Vision/Values. You may be thinking, “That is so cold and business-like.” Possibly, however I have seen amazing things transpire and manifest when a person takes all those “airy-fairy” thoughts, writes them down (preferably with pen and paper, because of the magic that occurs between the stroke of a hand and pen to the brainwaves that are stimulated in your head deeply embedding the concepts in your brain) to word and then allow the process to create the deed. Allow for your life to align, magically, being open to possibilities and opening doors. You can create an amazing life by allowing the flow of creativity, support, love and engagement to surround you. With courage, step into the potential of your career and life’s passion. Continue reading

The Concern; High Turnover, Part I

Turnover is nearly DOUBLED within the veterinary community.

Turnover is nearly DOUBLED within the veterinary community, higher than other industries.



How can I, in one Blog, speak about passionate careers within the veterinary community, and in the next, write about high turnover? Welcome to the veterinary community’s largest challenge.

Over the past decade I have seen, researched, and taken a serious interest in both turnover and careers. This is what I have discovered, in a nutshell; 1. veterinary hospitals are under managed, 2. low salaries need to be scrutinized along with supply and demand and 3. compassion fatigue is under-diagnosed and misunderstood.

Let’s take a deeper look at two of these three topics, under managed and low wages. Compassion fatigue requires its own Blog post (Part II, a bit of a cliff-hanger). Continue reading

Disaster Plan Checklist

Planning for an immediate disaster evacuation may seem overwhelming and daunting. To help you look at the project in bite-size, manageable pieces, consider using this checklist as a guide.

A detail checklist can be found on AVMA site along with other valuable resources, https://www.avma.org/KB/Resources/Reference/disaster/Pages/Emergency-Planning-Resources-for-Veterinary-Practices-Disaster-Preparedness.aspx  Continue reading

Mock Emergency Drill Worksheet

ABC Hospital

01/01/13

Disaster Planning Form to create a Fire or Disaster DRILL

Disaster Planning (DP) Coordinator or Safety Coordinator____________________________

DP Veterinarian ________________________

DP Veterinarian ______________________

Date of Disaster Drill ____________________ Continue reading