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013 Leadership Secrets of the Best Managed Practices - Dr. Dave Nicol
Episode 134th January 2022 • Veterinary Financial Podcast • Veterinary Financial Summit
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We asked Dave Nicol, veterinarian, business leader, and founder of VetX International, about his recent leadership study, the importance of having a vision statement in veterinary practices, tackling toxic practice cultures, and how culture affects a practice’s bottom line.

- What were the goals of the Leadership Actions and Their Effects on Veterinary Practice Culture study?

- What were the main findings of the study?

- What makes a clearly defined vision statement?

- How do practice leaders begin to craft a vision statement?

- How much time should veterinary leaders devote to leadership priorities versus clinical versus administrative tasks?

- What factor in the study has the biggest impact on culture?

- How do we tackle toxicity in veterinary practices?

- What are some tips for effectively attracting and hiring veterinarians?

- What factors contribute to overall happiness in the workplace for vets and team members?

- How does culture affect the bottom line in a practice?

Ways to connect with Dave:

Instagram: @drdavenicol

Leadership Actions and Their Effects on Veterinary Practice Culture Study:

Ways to connect with Veterinary Financial Summit:

Instagram: @vetfinancialsummit




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