I have a love-hate relationship with the closed veterinary groups on social media. I get annoyed by the negativity and complaining that often creeps into posts, and the passive aggressive (and sometimes not so passive!) squabbles that pop up all too often has made me delete the offending app from my phone on more than... Continue Reading →
Unhelpful belief number 3: Vet science is much harder than other jobs.
You’ve heard those conversations where vets pontificate about the injustice of their lot in life and their poor career choices. We love to share stories about old acquaintances who are invariably less talented and not nearly as smart as us (we’re vets after all - the cream of the intellectual cream...), yet they have magical... Continue Reading →
The value of your art: reframing perceptions
How often do you feel guilty for charging for a service? Have you done things and not charged for them, because they were ‘easy’ jobs, or ‘only took a minute’? I have to confess that during my working life I would have done hundreds of procedures for free, or for a fraction of what... Continue Reading →