Embrace your Team’s Highest Potentials

Big ideas, goal setting, and career development



Yes, your team has untapped potentials! When was the last time you sat down with your greatest assets and asked each of them what their professional focus can be? This is very different than your performance review, although the two can be discussed at the same time.

During the day, as duties are performed to a defined level of excellence, there are opportunities for learning, supporting and enhancing skill sets. The majority of the time, tasks are completed to the highest of standards. Be sure to catch your team when they are performing well and thank them for their efforts.

During the few cases when a task is not generated to a high stadard or defined expectation, that is the time for a teaching moment. Managers and leaders are encouraged to offer advice in correcting the situation, at an appropriate time (relatively quickly). In this manner, when performance reviews are given, the conversation can be around BIG IDEAS, GOAL SETTING and CAREER DEVELOPMENT.

In and around those conversations, your team can access untapped potentials.

You may consider using the Career Road Map (in the body of the Blog) to help direct the discussion. Continue reading

Passion-Filled Career in Veterinary Medicine

Consider taking a leap of faith. Consider taking a calculated risk and achieving your goal.



You, too, can wake up every morning excited to get to your job, to work with team members, clients and care for pets and animals. Simply ask yourself,” What do I desire and what brings me joy?”

Tough questions, I know. At times, I feel overwhelmed by projects and deadlines, however I wake up each morning raring to GO! Seriously, after 25 years working in the veterinary community, I am more “charged,” now, than ever before! Continue reading